R&D intensity of selected automakers worldwide 2018

This graph illustrates selected automakers' research and development expenditure as a percentage of revenue worldwide as of June 2018. Ford's R&D intensity came to around 5.1 percent, making it the OEM with the fourth highest ratio globally.

Selected automakers' R&D intensity worldwide as of June 2018

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Only includes companies with publicly available figures.
According to the source, all sales and R&D expenditure values in foreign currencies were converted into U.S. dollars according to an average of the exchange rate over the relevant period; all figures are for the last fiscal year, as of June 30, 2018.

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