Toyota on Track to Regain Title As World’s Largest Automaker

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Toyota on Track to Regain Title As World’s Largest Automaker
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Toyota has announced its sales figures for the first half of 2012, and the numbers look like Toyota will be able to beat out GM and Volkswagen in sales for 2012. In the first six months of this year the Japanese automaker sold 4.97 million vehicles. Continue Reading...

Toyota Aims to Regain Top Automaker Spot in 2012

Toyota Aims to Regain Top Automaker Spot in 2012
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Toyota has announced new sales and production targets for 2012, which, if met, could place it back on top as the world’s largest automaker by volume. According to a just-released sales and production plan outline, the Japanese auto giant aims to manufacture 8.48 million Toyota, Lexus and Scion models in 2012, a significant 20 percent… Continue Reading...

GM to Retake Top Spot as World’s Largest Automaker

GM to Retake Top Spot as World’s Largest Automaker
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There may still be two months to go, but General Motors is all but certain to reclaim the title of World’s Largest Automaker for 2011. GM last held claim to producing the most vehicles back in 2007, and for the 76 years before that, before being ousted by Toyota in 2008. Toyota has since retained… Continue Reading...

Report: Contrary to Reports, Toyota Still World’s Largest Automaker

Report: Contrary to Reports, Toyota Still World’s Largest Automaker
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Despite several reports to the contrary (including our own), Toyota is in fact still the world’s largest automaker. Just last week it was announced by several news agencies that Volkswagen had taken over the top spot, having come from as far back as fourth just over a year ago, to quickly pass Ford, General Motors… Continue Reading...

Report: Volkswagen Now World’s Largest Automaker

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Report: Volkswagen Now World’s Largest Automaker
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Toyota’s reign at the top was a short one. Year-to-date sales by manufacturer now list Volkswagen as the world’s largest automaker. So far for 2009, Volkswagen has a combined sales tally of 4.4 million units – 400,000 ahead of Toyota. Volkswagen’s tremendous rise from as far back as fourth place just a year ago, was… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Poised to Overtake Toyota In Sales

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Volkswagen Poised to Overtake Toyota In Sales
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If Q1 results are any indication, VW may overtake Toyota as the number one car manufacturer by sales in 2009, and this comes before the German automaker starts selling its new sixth-generation Golf. Just a few weeks ago we reported that industry research firm R.L. Polk predicted  Volkswagen would overtake General Motors as the world’s… Continue Reading...