Toyota Snags World's Largest Automaker Title for Fourth Consecutive Year

Toyota has captured the title of world’s largest automaker for the fourth year in a row.

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Toyota Keeps World's Largest Automaker Crown

Japan’s largest auto brand has once again captured the coveted title of world’s largest automaker.

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Toyota Beats GM, VW for 2013 Sales Crown

Toyota sold more vehicle than any other major automaker in 2013, moving 9.98 million vehicles. 

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

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.

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Toyota Reclaims Global Sales Lead in Q1

After losing its crown as the world’s largest automaker in 2011, Toyota looks to regain its position at the top of the heap, out-selling rivals General Motors and Volkswagen through the first quarter of this year.

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Toyota Aims to Regain Top Automaker Spot in 2012

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 increase over this year’s projected 7.9 million unit sales figure.

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GM to Retake Top Spot as World's Largest Automaker

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 that position for two more years, with Volkswagen emerging onto the scene to be a major player.

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

Despite several reports to the contrary (including our own), Toyota is in fact still the world’s largest automaker.

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Report: Volkswagen Now World's Largest Automaker

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.

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Volkswagen Poised to Overtake Toyota In Sales

Just a few weeks ago we reported that industry research firm R.L. Polk predicted  Volkswagen would overtake General Motors as the world’s second-largest automaker in 2009. While not entirely a surprise, what is shocking news is that VW may actually claim the number one spot, limiting Toyota’s run at the top to just one year.

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