Motor vehicle production - Statistics & Facts

Motor vehicle production - Statistics & Facts

Statistics and facts about motor vehicle production

In 2015, more than 22 million commercial vehicles and approximately 68.6 million passenger cars were produced globally. According to a forecast by PwC, a total of 107.4 million vehicles will be manufactured worldwide in 2020.


The biggest production plants can be found in China, the United States and Germany. China’s global market share in auto production was more than 25 percent in 2015.

In the U.S., the number of commercial vehicles produced has continuously increased since 2010. Approximately 7.4 million commercial vehicles were manufactured in 2014, while passenger car production totaled 4.25 million units in 2014.

In 2015, Toyota topped the list as the world's largest automobile producer. In 2015, Asia-Oceania was the largest market for heavy truck production. Some 2.6 million units were built here in 2015.



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