World Car Brands Ranking in the 2015 with Toyota back in first place after eight months due to the low Volkswagen pace with 6 year on year lost in a row. Renault-Nissan is third while BMW is ahead of Mercedes.
Toyota and Volkswagen Groups have equal global cumulative sales at August thanks to the impressive Toyota recovery in July and August while Volkswagen has been heavily penalized by Chinese underperformance.
Volkswagen Group is gaining terrain over Toyota as best carmaker in the World. Hyundai Group advanced in third place in the last month while in the cumulative figures stand in fourth behind Nissan-Renault. Great Wall shines.
Renault-Nissan overtakes GM as third global automotive group, behind of Volkswagen & Toyota. In February 2015 General motors has lost the third place in global car sales while Volkswagen consolidated the leadership.
2014 Global Car Sales were not led by Toyota, being outpaced by Volkswagen. While the global leader as “vehicles” sales remains Honda (including trucks and motorbikes) in the “cars” sector leader was Volkswagen.
Volkswagen Group beats Toyota and takes the global automotive leadership in 2014, selling 9.9 million light passengers vehicles. It is the first time ever that a European Group is Global leader in the sector. See here Top 40 Car Groups Ranking.