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Most of the 16 States that manufacture light vehicles dedicated at least two-thirds of total production to light trucks in 2011. Kansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee are the only States that produced more cars than light trucks. Five States – Missouri, Texas, South Carolina, Minnesota and Louisiana – manufactured light trucks exclusively. Light trucks include pickups, vans, and sport-utility vehicles.

Light Vehicle Production by State and Vehicle Type, 2011
Graphic showing U.S. light vehicle production (cars and light trucks) by state in 2011. See table below for more detailed information.

 

Supporting Information

Light Vehicle Production by State and Vehicle Type, 2011
State Cars Light Trucks Total
Alabama 338,100 408,000 746,100
Georgia 35,100 237,200 272,300
Illinois 168,700 366,600 535,400
Indiana 210,500 670,300 880,800
Kansas 279,100 0 279,100
Kentucky 279,600 325,000 604,600
Louisiana 0 54,200 54,200
Michigan 685,300 1,228,200 1,913,500
Minnesota 0 97,200 97,200
Mississippi 170,400 60,900 231,300
Missouri 0 565,500 565,500
Ohio 547,000 614,500 1,161,500
South Carolina 0 276,100 276,100
Tennessee 262,500 117,200 379,700
Texas 0 417,200 417,200
Total U.S. 2,976,400 5,438,200 8,414,500
Source: Ward's Automotive Group.

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