Cars & Motor Vehicles

The World's Leading Car Manufacturers in 2018

Volkswagen Group 10.83m vehicles Daimler 2.74m vehicles
Toyota Group 10.52m vehicles BMW Group 2.49m vehicles
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi 10.36m vehicles Geely 2.29m (inc Volvo)
General Motors 8.79 vehicles* Mazda 1.63m vehicles
Hyundai Kia 7.51m vehicles Tata 1.30m (inc Jaguar Land Rover)
Ford 5.73m vehicles ChangAn 1.26m vehicles
Honda 5.27m vehicles Subaru 1.07m vehicles
Fiat Chrysler 4.84m vehicles DongFeng Motor 963k vehicles
PSA Peugeot-Citroen 4.13m vehicles BAIC 945k vehicles
Suzuki 3.21m vehicles SAIC 927k vehicles

Source:, compiled from new car registrations in all global markets. Figures stated by individual manufacturers may be wholesales or deliveries to dealers as opposed to registrations. GM * includes Wuling of China

The World's Leading Car Brands in 2018 by Global Registrations

Toyota 8.75m vehicles Jeep 1.59m Fiat Chrysler  
Volkswagen 6.94m vehicles Fiat 1.48m vehicles
Ford 5.56m vehicles Geely 1.46m
Honda 5.03m vehicles Suzuki 1.44m vehicles
Nissan 4.97m vehicles Buick 1.34m
Hyundai 4.53m vehicles Skoda 1.28m
Chevrolet 4.15m vehicles ChangAn 1.25m vehicles
Kia 2.90m vehicles Mitsubishi Motors 1.22m vehicles
Mercedes-Benz 2.55m vehicles Wuling 1.11m vehicles (GM/SAIC/Wuling)
Renault 2.68m vehicles Citroen 1.07m vehicles
BMW 2.13m vehicles Subaru 1.05m vehicles
Peugeot 1.99m vehicles Opel 1.01m vehicles
Audi 1.82m vehicles BaoJun (Wuling) 943k vehicles
Maruti 1.63m vehicles (Suzuki) DongFeng 819k
Mazda 1.61m vehicles Haval 749k

Source:, compiled from new car registrations in all global markets

Top Car & Light Truck Brands in US in 2018 by unit sales

Ford (2.38m) Volkswagen (354k)
Toyota (2.13m) Mercedes-Benz (349k)
Chevrolet (2.03m) General Motors BMW (311k)
Honda (1.45m) Mazda (300k)
Nissan (1.34m) Lexus (298k)
Jeep (973k) Fiat Chrysler Audi (223k)
Subaru (680k) Buick (212k) General Motors
Hyundai (668k) Tesla (196k)
Ram (597k) Fiat Chrysler   Chrysler (166k) Fiat Chrysler  
Kia (590k) Acura (159k) Honda
GMC (553k) General Motors Cadillac (153k) General Motors
Dodge (459k) Fiat Chrysler Infiniti (149k) Nissan

Source: Focus2move

Top 20 Passenger Car Brands in the UK in 2018 by new registrations

Ford (254k) Peugeot (81k)
Volkswagen (203k) Land Rover (78k)
Vauxhall (177k) Skoda (75k)
Mercedes-Benz (172k) Mini (67k)
BMW (172k) Seat (63k)
Audi (144k) Renault (62k)
Nissan (103k) Honda (53k)
Toyota (102k) Volvo (50k)
Kia (96k) Citroen (50k)
Hyundai (90k) Mazda (40k)

Source: SMMT

The World's Top-Selling Car Models in 2018

Toyota Corolla (1,188k units) Volkswagen Golf (791k units)
Ford F-Series (1,081k units) Honda CR-V (744k units)
Toyota RAV-4 (837k units) Volkswagen Polo (719k units)
Honda Civic (833k units) Toyota Camry (669k units)
Volkswagen Tiguan (791k units) Chevrolet Silverado (651k units)

Source: Focus2move

Top Global Tire Manufacturers by new tire sales in 2018

Bridgestone $25.0bn Sumitomo $7.0bn
Michelin $23.3bn Pirelli $6.1bn
Goodyear $14.4bn Hankook $5.8bn
Continental $11.8bn*  

Source: Tire Business. * Continental is much bigger by total revenues, but tires account for amount stated.

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Avis Budget MG Cars
Caterpillar Jaguar Land Rover
John Deere Porsche


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