The term automotive was derived from the Greek language – auto (self) and Latin – motivus (of motion). The automotive industry consists of a range of organisations and companies which involve development, manufacturing, selling, marketing of motor vehicles. The automobile industry is one of the most powerful & important ones in the world. As the number of people who buy new cars is increasing day-by-day, this sector has grown enormously over the years. There are some well-known car makers in this field like – Volkswagen, Hyundai, Toyota, General Motors, SAIC Motor, 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
SAIC Motor 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 group is well-known for luxury and sports cars.
8. Nissan Motor
Country : Japanese Production : 5 Million units Revenues : $ 106.7 Billion
Nissan cars include Datsun, Infiniti, and Nissan brands. Nissan has a partnership with French automaker Renault.
7. Honda Motor
Country : Japan Production : 4 Million + Revenues : $ 117.1 Billion
Honda cars include Honda Civic, Honda CRV etc. Honda has a strong presence in hatchback, SUVs, sedans etc.
6. Fiat Chrysler
Country : Italy & US Production : 6 Million + Revenues : $ 127.5 Billion
Fiat and Chrysler have merged in 2014 and they produce premium cars like Ferrari comes under this brand.
Country : USA Production : 7 Million + Revenues : $ 144.1 Billion
Some popular Ford cars are Ford Figo, Ford EcoSport, Ford Fiesta etc.
4. General Motors (GM)
Country : US Production : 9 Million + Revenues : $ 155.9 Billion
General Motors group produces cars in 120 countries. Some famous cars of this group are Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Alpheon, Cadillac, Buick etc.
Country : Germany Production : 5 Million + Revenues : $ 172.3 Billion
Mercedes-Benz comes under this automobile group.
Country : Japan Production : 9 Million + Revenues : $ 252.2 Billion
Popular cars of this group are Corolla, Etios, Fortuner.
Country : Germany Production : 10 Million + Revenues : $ 268.5 Billion
Popular cars by Volkswagen group are Vento, Polo, Jetta, Passat.
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