With action and exchange of new associations the car manufacturer's map was redesigned over the last two years. However, those who were the greatest, today preserve this leadership.
German group Volkswagen ended in 2018 as the world's leading automobile manufacturer (cars, commercial and industrial vehicles) before other car conglomerates such as Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and from Toyotadata collected by three companies Europa Press.
In 2017, the first three places were ranked in this order by Volkswagen, Toyota and Renault-Nissan.
The German conglomerate registered 0.9% compared to 2017.
All car industry companies were affected during the past year wind against that is related to. , new WLTP approval in Europe, with different consumption and emission standards that delayed several launches as well as the uncertainty associated with Brexit and about trade war between China and the US.
In this environment, a consortium led by Herbert Diess ended 2018 with a worldwide supply of all its brands. 10.83 million units, which was 0.9% more than the 10.74 million units delivered in 2017.
This growth was mainly driven by the positive development of its brands Volkswagen (cars), Skoda, Seat and Porsche, which managed to reduce the 3.5% drop experienced by Audi.
The Franconipon Group grew by 1.4% year-on-year. REUTERS / Christian Hartmann of
The second post-sales position in 2018 corresponds to the French-Japanese alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishiadmitted 10.76 million vehicles Worldwide, 1.4% more allowed him to become a leader in the sale of private and commercial vehicles.
Renault promoted this worldwide sales with 3.88 million units, which is 3.2% more, while Nissan delivered 5.65 million units, down 2.8%, and Mitsubishi improved 18.3%. records, up to 1.21 million units.
The closure of the world's three leading producers in 2018 was the Japanese Toyotathat recorded the volume of trade 10.59 million units at the end of the year, which just ended, which represents progress of 2%.
Japanese group development was 2% compared to 2017.
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With a Lexus and Toyota brand, the Toyota Group sold 9.54 million cars worldwide in 2018, an increase of 1.7% and Daihatsu by 3.8%, with 848,000 units. Hino, the Commercial Vehicles Division, sold 204,000 copies, which is 10.1% more.
Toyota's consortium's output at the end of last year was 10.56 million units, which is another 1%, amounting to 8.88 million Toyota groups (-1.4%) out of 1.46. million units in Daihatsu (+ 16.1%) and 214,911 units in Hino (+ 9.9%).