Motor vehicle production - Statistics & Facts

Motor vehicle production - Statistics & Facts

Statistics and facts about motor vehicle production

In 2014, more than 22 million commercial vehicles and approximately 68 million passenger cars were produced globally. According to a forecast by PwC, in 2017 a total of 102 million vehicles will be manufactured worldwide.

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 24 percent in 2014.

In the U.S., the number of commercial vehicles produced has continuously increased since 2010. Approximately 6.7 million commercial vehicles were manufactured in 2013, while passenger car production totaled 4.4 million units in 2013.

In 2014, Volkswagen topped the list as the world's largest automobile producer. The German automobile manufacturer produced more passenger cars than Ford, Renault and Suzuki together. In 2014, Asia was the largest market for heavy truck production. Some 2.9 million units were built here in 2014.

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