The Truth About Cars » World’s largest automakers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:00:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Toyota Officially Wants To Make More Than 10 Million Units This Year – Very Carefully http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/toyota-officially-wants-to-make-more-than-10-million-units-this-year-very-carefully/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/toyota-officially-wants-to-make-more-than-10-million-units-this-year-very-carefully/#comments Wed, 08 May 2013 12:13:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=487789 By now, most of you who care about these things are aware that Toyota today announced an annual net profit of $9.73 billion for the fiscal that ended on March 31, more than three times of what the company made in the year before. By now you probably heard that the “weaker yen” is the […]

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By now, most of you who care about these things are aware that Toyota today announced an annual net profit of $9.73 billion for the fiscal that ended on March 31, more than three times of what the company made in the year before. By now you probably heard that the “weaker yen” is the […]

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World’s Largest Automakers 2013: GM Maintains Narrow Lead Over Volkswagen – Tight Race Expected http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/worlds-largest-automakers-2013-gm-maintains-narrow-lead-over-volkswagen-tight-race-expected/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/worlds-largest-automakers-2013-gm-maintains-narrow-lead-over-volkswagen-tight-race-expected/#comments Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:16:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=485179 GM published global sales numbers for the first quarter of 2013, and media from The Detroit News to Bloomberg considered it headline material that GM edged out Volkswagen – barely. Who would have thought that the scrappy maker of cars that – if the blogs are to be believed – can’t keep their wires from […]

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GM published global sales numbers for the first quarter of 2013, and media from The Detroit News to Bloomberg considered it headline material that GM edged out Volkswagen – barely. Who would have thought that the scrappy maker of cars that – if the blogs are to be believed – can’t keep their wires from […]

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Toyota To Close The Year 80,000 Units Shy Of 10 Million http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/471747/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/471747/#comments Wed, 26 Dec 2012 17:28:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=471747 Last May I said that Toyota will end the year as the world’s largest automaker with around 10 million units produced. When I did that, some people gave me a look usually reserved for people who sadly lost it. Even the good folks at Toyota did not want to comment, at least not in my […]

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Last May I said that Toyota will end the year as the world’s largest automaker with around 10 million units produced. When I did that, some people gave me a look usually reserved for people who sadly lost it. Even the good folks at Toyota did not want to comment, at least not in my […]

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World’s Largest Automaker 2012, An Update http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/worlds-largest-automaker-2012-an-update/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/worlds-largest-automaker-2012-an-update/#comments Wed, 31 Oct 2012 15:19:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465502 September Production and Full Year Forecast 9M ’12 9M ’11 YoY Proj ’12 Toyota 7,681,891 5,583,328 37.6% 10,243,000 GM 7,054,000 6,948,000 1.5% 9,405,000 Volkswagen 6,710,000 6,110,000 9.8% 8,947,000 Black: Company data. Toyota, GM: Production. VW: Deliveries. Forecast by TTAC With GM’s  third quarter release also and finally came the long-awaited global production numbers for the […]

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September Production and Full Year Forecast 9M ’12 9M ’11 YoY Proj ’12 Toyota 7,681,891 5,583,328 37.6% 10,243,000 GM 7,054,000 6,948,000 1.5% 9,405,000 Volkswagen 6,710,000 6,110,000 9.8% 8,947,000 Black: Company data. Toyota, GM: Production. VW: Deliveries. Forecast by TTAC With GM’s  third quarter release also and finally came the long-awaited global production numbers for the […]

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Volkswagen Wants To Overtake GM. In A Golf http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/volkswagen-wants-to-overtake-gm-in-a-golf/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/volkswagen-wants-to-overtake-gm-in-a-golf/#comments Tue, 04 Sep 2012 11:17:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=458873 “Volkswagen is on course to bump General Motors into the world no.3 ranking this year,” writes Reuters. That’s not all. Volkswagen “aims to sell a world-leading 10 million vehicles by 2018, up from the 8.36 million recorded last year, and push past Toyota.” The car that is supposed to lead Volkswagen to world domination is […]

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“Volkswagen is on course to bump General Motors into the world no.3 ranking this year,” writes Reuters. That’s not all. Volkswagen “aims to sell a world-leading 10 million vehicles by 2018, up from the 8.36 million recorded last year, and push past Toyota.” The car that is supposed to lead Volkswagen to world domination is […]

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