Focus 2 Move website unveiled the world’s best-selling car companies in 2019, with Japanese Toyota taking the lead with a total of 8.683m and a share of 10.24% of the world’s total car sales, in addition to a growth rate of 1.8%. This is the second-best share of the company ever after 2012, while 2016 and 2017 were the lowest two years at a rate of 9.2%.
In second place is German Volkswagen, which came with a total of 6.436m cars, and a decline of 1.8% compared to the previous year. It took over 7.59% of the world’s car sales. The company recorded the highest acquisition rate in 2012 and 2013 at 8%. The periods between 2010 and 2016 accounted for a minimum of Volkswagen’s acquisition of total global sales of 7.3%.
In third place, American Ford accounted for a share of 5.59% of the international car market with a total of 4.735m cars and a decline of 7.8% on an annual basis. This means that the three aforementioned companies remained in the same positions they have occupied in 2018.
Honda has managed to achieve progress on the international ranking level despite its sales decline of 0.6% compared to last year, reaching about 4.630m cars, and occupying the fourth position with a share of 5.46% of the total car sales.
Nissan ranked fifth with a total of 4.366m cars and a 7.7% decline compared to 2018, with a share of 5.15% of total car sales.
Hyundai maintained sixth place with a share of 5.05% and sales of 4.279m cars with a decline of 2.1%.
Chevrolet came seventh with a market share of 4.52% and sales of 3.831m cars, down 6.8%.
Kia achieved a growth in its sales volume of 0.3% on an annual basis with a total of 2.843m cars, occupying eighth place with a market share of 3.35%.
In ninth place, Mercedes came with a share of 2.94% with a total of 2.490m cars.
BMW came at the end of the list with 2.219m cars, achieving the biggest growth rate of 3.9% on a yearly basis, accounting for 2.62% of the market share of international car sales.
The total sales of the 10 car companies worldwide are estimated to be 44.517m cars, representing 52.51% of the share of car sales around the world.