The biggest car manufacturers in the world staged a real race neck and neck. Presenting your attention to the rating TOP-10 as a result of vehicles sold in 2009. Well-known market research institute IHS Automotive has added to it the prospects of the companies until 2015.
Toyota - 1st place
Toyota Group in 2009 was №1 in the world ranking of automakers. Toyota sold 7.4 million cars and light commercial vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes. Known institute IHS Automotive market research predicts that by 2015, Toyota will increase the number of produced cars to 10.2 million.
Volkswagen - 2nd place
In 2009, the VW group was number 2. The number of manufactured cars and commercial vehicles weighing up to 3.5 tons was 6.4 million. Pieces. Concern from Wolfsburg (Wolfsburg) is going to significantly reduce the gap to the leader: expected sales in the year is projected at 9.1 million vehicles. Until 2018 Volkswagen intends to become a company №1 in the world. This has not yet been taken into account partner Suzuki - counted only 9 brands from 7 European countries: Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, Skoda, VW Nutzfahrzeuge, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Scania. Porsche will be taken into account in the overall statistics from 2011.
General Motors - 3rd place
World leader, General Motors concern heightened pace holds its financial health and is committed to success. According to IHS forecasts the number of sales increased from 6.1 to 8.6 million. 2015. Thus, the American concern is and will remain in the near future on the 3rd place.
Hyundai - 4th place
Hyundai, together with sister company Kia is the most aggressive and fastest-growing automotive brand in the world. According to IHS Automotive №4 current will increase in the near future its sales from 5.0 to 6.3 million. Cars a year.
Ford - 5th place
Ford - the 2nd-largest US producer of the "Big Three." In 2009, the group took the 5th place, over the next 5 years, the volume of its production will increase to 6.1 million. Car. Not the least role in this play and the recovery of the American market, which currently is the second largest in the world after China.
Honda - 6th place
Honda - the 2nd-largest Japanese automaker. In the world ranking for the year 2009 the company took the 6th place with the amount of 3.4 mln. Cars. By 2015, it is expected to increase to a level of 5.2 million.
Concern PSA - 7th place
French concern PSA took 7th place, having sold in 2009 to 3.2 million. The Citroen and Peugeot brands of cars. It is expected to increase to 4.1 million.
Nissan - 8th place
Nissan sold in 2009, about 3.1 million vehicles without taking into account its strategic partner -. Companies of Renault. This has allowed Nissan to take an honorable 8th place in the world ranking. By 2015 the number of Nissans will increase to 4.9 million. Per year
Fiat - 9th place
Suzuki - 10th place
Italian concern Fiat sold in 2009 to 2.4 million. Car and rated 9 th position. The chief concern Sergio Marchionne (Sergio Marchionne) now includes the results willingly sold Chrysler cars, although to be honest the Italian company owns only 20% of American concern. A cautious forecast IHS Automotive own 2015 Fiat will be able to reach a figure of around 3 million. Pieces.