Every year millions of cars are manufactured and put on the road for you to travel. But have you ever wondered which car manufacturer has produced more cars. It is obvious that higher production manufacturer must have a higher sale percentage.
So here I have compiled a list of some of the highest car manufacturers in the world. The stats collected here are from the year 2008. And thus the figures mentioned here might not be relevant or up to date as of now.
Fiat has been the one of the best car makers of Italy. This company manufactured a staggering 2,524,000 and above number of cars in the year 2008 which brings it to the 10th position.
In 2008 alone, Suzuki managed to manufacture more than 2.6 million units of cars which were distributed across 192 countries. In fact Suzuki has more than 35 main production facilities and has more than 133 distributors.
The Hyundai KIA Company from South Korea is another huge motor vehicle manufacture which managed to bring the manufacturing number close to 2,777,137 units by the end of 2008. This South Korean company has made a name for itself across the entire globe.
PSA Peugeot Citroen
The well known Peugeot cars are manufactured from France by PSA Peugeot. And this company is the 7th largest car maker in the world. In year 2008 the company manufactured a whopping 3,325,407 units of cars.
Nissan happens to be one among the top 3 Asian companies that have been able to manufacture highest number of cars. Founded in 1932, Nissan has been through critical financial issues but now Nissan seems to be doing quite well.
Honda brought to market a total of 3,912,700 units of cars in 2008. Among these the most manufactured cars were the Honda Civic and the Honda Accord. Even to date, these cars happen to be one of the favorites.
The father of car industry has been the Ford Company. It was founded on 16th of June 1903, by Henry Ford. In 2008 it made more than several millions of cars exceeding the Honda company. In fact the total revenue of Ford in year 2008 was a hopping $146.3 billion.
Talk about the car for people, and we’d be discussing about this German Company Volkswagen, whose name itself means – Car for people. In 2008 Volkswagen rolled out a total of 6,517,288 cars which makes it the third largest car manufacturer of the year.
The company that almost went bankrupt in the year 2009, was the 2nd highest car manufacturer in the year 2008. GM manufactured a staggering number of cars beating the Volkswagen group.
Since 1937 Toyota has been one of the most favorite cars of Japan and America. In the year 2008, Toyota manufactured 9,237,780 units of cars which officially make it the number one car manufacturer of that year.
Author Ahsan Mukhtar