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The automotive industry designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells the world's motor vehicles. In 2007, more than 72 million motor vehicles, including cars and commercial vehicles were produced worldwide.[1]

The Top 20 motor vehicle producing companies, according to OICA, are listed here. The data from OICA is from 2008. The list is edited to show the current situation. The situation is changed by company mergers and takeovers and bankruptcies. The production numbers will be updated when OICA presents the 2009 statistics. This list is expected to be released by June 2010 (about 1 year after the publication of the 2008 list).

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Top vehicle manufacturing groups (by volume)

The table below shows the world's largest motor vehicle manufacturing groups, along with the marques produced by each one. The table is ranked by the latest production figures from OICA 2008[2] for the parent group, and then alphabetically by marque.

Marque Country of origin Ownership Markets
1. Toyota Motor Corporation ( Japan)
Daihatsu Japan Subsidiary Global, except North America and Australia
Hino Japan Subsidiary Asia Pacific, Canada and South America
Lexus Japan Division Global
Scion United States Division North America
Toyota Japan Division Global
2. General Motors Corporation* ( United States)
Buick United States Division North America, China, Israel, Taiwan
Cadillac United States Division Global
Chevrolet United States Division Global
Daewoo South Korea Subsidiary Asia, Europe, South America, South Africa
GMC United States Division North America, Middle East
Holden Australia Subsidiary Australia, New Zealand, Middle East
Hummer United States Division Global
Opel Germany Division Europe (except UK), South Africa, China, Southeast Asia
Pontiac United States Division North America
Saab Sweden Subsidiary Global
Saturn United States Subsidiary North America, Taiwan, Japan
Vauxhall United Kingdom Subsidiary United Kingdom
3. Porsche Automobil Holding SE** ( Germany)
Audi Germany Subsidiary Global
Bentley United Kingdom Subsidiary Global
Bugatti France Subsidiary Global
Lamborghini Italy Subsidiary Global
Porsche Germany Subsidiary Global
Scania Sweden Subsidiary Global
SEAT Spain Subsidiary Europe, Latin America, South Africa
Škoda Czech Republic Subsidiary Global, except North America
Volkswagen Germany Subsidiary Global
Volkswagen CV Germany Subsidiary Global
4. Ford Motor Company*** ( United States)
Ford United States Division Global
Lincoln United States Division North America, Middle East
Mercury United States Division North America, Middle East
Troller Brazil Subsidiary South America and Africa
Volvo (cars) Sweden Subsidiary Global
5. Honda Motor Company ( Japan)
Acura Japan Division North America, China, Russia
Honda Japan Division Global
6. Nissan Motor Company ( Japan)
Infiniti Japan Division North America, Middle East, Taiwan, Korea, Russia, Europe
Nissan Japan Division Global
7. PSA Peugeot Citroën S.A. ( France)
Citroën France Subsidiary Global, except North America
Peugeot France Subsidiary Global, except North America
8. Hyundai Motor Company**** ( South Korea)
Hyundai South Korea Division Global
9. Suzuki Motor Corporation ( Japan)
Maruti Suzuki India Subsidiary India, Middle East, South America
Suzuki Japan Division Global
10. Fiat S.p.A. ( Italy)
Abarth Italy Subsidiary Global, except North America
Alfa Romeo Italy Subsidiary Global
Ferrari Italy Subsidiary Global
Fiat Italy Subsidiary Global, except North America
Fiat Professional Italy Subsidiary Global, except North America
Irisbus France Subsidiary Global, except North America
Iveco Italy Subsidiary Global, except North America
Lancia Italy Subsidiary Global, except North America
Maserati Italy Subsidiary Global
11. Renault S.A. ( France)
Dacia Romania Subsidiary Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa
Renault (cars) France Division Global, except North America
Renault Samsung South Korea Subsidiary Asia, South America
12. Daimler AG ( Germany)
Freightliner United States Subsidiary North America, South Africa
Maybach Germany Division Global
Mercedes-AMG Germany Division Global
Mercedes-Benz Germany Division Global
Mitsubishi Fuso Japan Subsidiary Global
Orion Canada Subsidiary North America
Setra Germany Subsidiary Europe
Smart Germany Division North America, Western Europe, Southeast Asia, South Africa
Thomas Built United States Subsidiary North America
Western Star United States Subsidiary North America
13. Chrysler Group LLC ( United States)
Chrysler United States Division Global
Dodge United States Division Global
GEM United States Division North America
Jeep United States Division Global
14. BMW AG ( Germany)
BMW Germany Division Global
MINI United Kingdom Division Global
Rolls-Royce United Kingdom Subsidiary Global
15. Kia Motors Corporation**** ( South Korea)
Kia South Korea Division Global, except Middle East and Africa
16. Mazda Motor Corporation ( Japan)
Mazda Japan Division Global
17. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation ( Japan)
Mitsubishi Japan Division Global
18. OAO AvtoVAZ ( Russia)
Lada Russia Division Russia, Europe
VAZ Russia Division Russia, Eastern Europe
19. Tata Motors Ltd ( India)
Daimler United Kingdom Subsidiary United Kingdom
Hispano Spain Subsidiary Europe
Jaguar United Kingdom Subsidiary Global
Land Rover United Kingdom Subsidiary Global
Tata India Division India, South Africa
Tata Daewoo South Korea Subsidiary South Korea
20. First Automotive Group Corporation ( People's Republic of China)
Besturn People's Republic of China Division China
Freewind People's Republic of China Subsidiary China
Haima People's Republic of China Subsidiary China
Hongqi People's Republic of China Division China
Jiaxing People's Republic of China Subsidiary China
Vita People's Republic of China Subsidiary China
Xiali People's Republic of China Subsidiary China
Notes

* General Motors is in the process of selling Hummer to Sichuan Tengzhong; Opel and Vauxhall to Magna and Sberbank; Saturn to Penske Automotive Group; Saab to Koenigsegg and eliminating Pontiac.

** Porsche is listed as parent company of Volkswagen Group. This is only the case since January 2009, when Porsche acquired more than 50% of the shares of Volkswagen.

*** Ford is looking to sell Volvo.

**** Hyundai Kia Automotive Group owns only a minority stake in Kia Motors.

Company relationships

It is common for automobile manufacturers to hold stakes in other automobile manufacturers. These ownerships can be explored under the detail for the individual companies. Only relationships within the Top 20 are mentioned here.

See also

References

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