Top 10 Car Manufacturers

June 23, 2010 in Top 10's, World Top 10 Cars List by admin

World’s Top 10 Car Manufacturers Companies 2011-2012

China, United States and Japan are the world’s top automobile manufacturing countries. Technology has developed much and there is going to be a major shift to Asian markets regarding the world top automobile manufacturing countries. In next few decades, there going to be a dramatic shift and a significant share of the customer base will be coming from Asia.

Here is the list of world’s biggest automobile manufacturers…

No: 1 Toyota

It is a well known fact that Toyota is leading automobile manufacturer and the company founded by Kiichiro Toyoda in 1937 as a spinoff from his father’s company Toyota Industries to manufacture automobiles. Toyota employed around 317,734 people around world wide

Total no. of vehicles in 2010: 77,743,862
Revenue: $235.89 billion (FY 2010)

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No: 2 General Motors
General Motors

General motors’ is the world’s second largest automaker that does business in 157 countries and it is an American multinational automotive corporation located in Detroit, Michigan. It was founded by William C. Durant on Sep 16, 1908.

Total no. of vehicles in 2010: 8,476,192
Revenue: $135.592 billion (2010)

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No: 3 Volkswagen

The other famous automobile manufacturer which also owns cars like Audi, bugatti, Set, Skoda, Lamborghini and truck manufacturer scania is Volkswagen and the word Volkswagen means ‘people’s car’ in German. It was founded by Ferdinand Porsche on 28th may 1937

Total no. of vehicles in 2010: 7,341,065
Revenue: Euro 126.88 billion (2010)

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No: 4 Hyundai Motors
Hyundai Motors

This is one of the fastest growing automaker in the world and headquarted in Seoul, South Korea and its manufacturing facility in Ulsan are capable of producing 1.6 million units annually. Around 75000 people across the world have been employed by Hyundai motors and the vehicles are sold in 193 countries. It was founded by Chung Ju-Yung on 29 December 1967

Total no. of vehicles in 2010: 5,764,918
Revenue: $33.6 billion (2010)

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No: 5 Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company

It is also the second largest automaker in the US and fifth largest in world based on its annual sale in the year 2010. Besides Ford and Lincoln brands, it also owns Mazda in Japan and Aston martin in UK. It was founded in the year 1963 on June 16th by Henry ford an automaker based in Dearborn, Michigan

Total no. of vehicles in 2010: 4,988,031
Revenue: : $128.954 billion (2010)

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No: 6 Nissan

Another multinational automaker Nissan which is headquarted in Japan became the second largest car manufacturer in 2011 and it produces luxury models and it is founded by Masujiro Hashimoto on 26 December 1933.

Total no. of vehicles in 2010: 3,982,162
Revenue: $ 80.4 billion (2010)

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No: 7 Honda

Honda, a japans automotive company is founded by Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa founded the company on 24 September 1948. They are the world largest manufacturer of internal combustion engines and surpassed Nissan in 2001 and became the second largest Japanese automobile manufacturer.

Total no. of vehicles in 2010: 3,643,057
Revenue: $120.27 billion (FY 2009)

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No: 8 PSA Peugeot Citroen
PSA Peugeot Citroen

PSA Peugeot Citroen Headquartered in Paris, PSA is the second largest automaker based in Europe and they are the French manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles sold under the Peugeot and Citroen marquees.

Total no. of vehicles in 2010: 3,605,524
Revenue: Euro 56.06 billion (2010)

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No: 9 Suzuki

Japan’s 4th largest automobile manufacturer after Toyota, Nissan, Honda is Suzuki and they are specialized in manufacturing compact automobiles, all-terrain vehicles, outboard marine engines and motorcycles. It has 133 distributors in 192 countries and 35 main production facilities in 23 countries and founded by Suzuki loom works in the year 1909.

Total no. of vehicles in 2010: 2,892,945
Revenue: : $26.54 billion

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No: 10 Renault

Renault being the manufacturer of cars and vans are the leading electric car development among major car companies and it was founded on 25th February 1899 by Louis Renault Marcel Renault and fernand Renault. The company has decided to invest around $5.16 billion in eight electric vehicles over the next 3 to 4 years.

Total no. of vehicles in 2010: 2,716,286
Revenue: Euro 38.971 billion (2010)

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