The automotive industry consists of a wide range of organisations and companies which involve development, manufacturing, selling, marketing of motor vehicles. The term automotive was derived from Greek – auto (self) and Latin – motivus (of motion). The automobile sector is one of the most important & powerful industries in the world. With thousands of people buying new cars every day, this sector has grown enormously over the years. There are some well-known car makers in this field like – BMW, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Toyota, General Motors, Ford etc
Here presenting you top 10 automobile companies of 2015 in terms of revenues.
10. SAIC Motor
Country : China Production : 5.4 Million units Revenues : $ 99.5 Billion
Started in 1940’s SAIC is now one of the biggest automobile manufacturers in the world.
9. BMW group
Country : Germany Production : 2.1 Million units Revenues : $ 106.6 Billion
BMW is well-known for luxury, fast and elegant sports cars.
8. Nissan Motor
Country : Japanese Production : 5 Million units Revenues : $ 106.7 Billion
Nissan has a partnership with French automaker Renault. Nissan sells it cars under Datsun, Infiniti, and Nissan brands.
7. Honda Motor
Country : Japan Production : 4 Million + Revenues : $ 117.1 Billion
Honda has a strong presence in hatchback, SUVs, sedans etc. It comes with the brands Honda Civic, Honda CRV etc.
6. Fiat Chrysler
Country : Italy & US Production : 6 Million + Revenues : $ 127.5 Billion
Fiat and Chrysler have merged in 2014 to form a giant automaker. Premium cars like Ferrari comes under this brand.
Country : USA Production : 7 Million + Revenues : $ 144.1 Billion
It also produces cars in different categories like a hatchback, SUVs, sedans. Popular cars in this brand are Ford Figo, Ford EcoSport, Ford Fiesta etc.
4. General Motors (GM)
Country : US Production : 9 Million + Revenues : $ 155.9 Billion
GM produces cars in 120 countries. Brands include Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Alpheon, Cadillac, Buick etc.
Country : Germany Production : 5 Million + Revenues : $ 172.3 Billion
Mercedes-Benz is the popular brand of this company.
Country : Japan Production : 9 Million + Revenues : $ 252.2 Billion
Brands like Corolla, Etios, Fortuner are popular in this company.
Country : Germany Production : 10 Million + Revenues : $ 268.5 Billion
Vento, Polo, Jetta, Passat are popular cars by Volkswagen.
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