Toyota regains lead in global sales

2013 Toyota Camry SE Sport Limited Edition
2013 Toyota Camry SE Sport Limited Edition

Back on top.

Toyota has regained the title of world’s biggest car manufacturer after a catastrophic 2011 when they dropped to third place behind General Motors and the Volkswagen Group.

This achievement has to do with an 18 percent increase in demand last quarter in the United States for Camry sedans and Prius hybrids. In the quarter that ended on September 30 they delivered 2.43 million cars, compared to the same period of last year when 2.06 million cars were sold. These figures include subsidiaries Hino Motors Ltd. and Daihatsu Motor Co.

Toyota sold so far 7.4 million cars, while General Motors delivered 6.95 million vehicles. The Japanese automaker seems to have some problems in China were sales have fallen in September by 49 percent, but these profit drops are minimized by a 20 percent increase in sales this October in the United States. Toyota’s group vice president for U.S. sales Bill Fay is aiming for a 30 percent increase this year in the U.S.

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Source: Toyota via autonews.com

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Siawa Siawa
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Oct 31st, 2012 4:47pm
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RaulLeal RaulLeal
congrats Toyota! you deserve it! ;)
Oct 30th, 2012 11:49am
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Dude von Dudenstein Dude von Dudenstein
I was hoping to see VW AG become biggest carmaker. Either way, congrats Toyota! They managed to become the largest carmaker just by selling more Camrys and Priuses over here in the US and despite anti-Japanese turmoil in China. That takes some doing.
Oct 29th, 2012 10:31pm
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Amgforlife Amgforlife
Every time i said (thats the end of toyota Being on the top) thay rise again wooow just woow good job toyota
Oct 29th, 2012 9:47pm
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SorryMyBadEnglish SorryMyBadEnglish
They deserve it.
Oct 29th, 2012 9:30pm
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