Germany Automotive industry is the largest industry sector in Germany. In 2015, the auto sector recorded turnover of EUR 384 billion – around 20 percent of total German industry revenue.
The automobile industry is one of the largest employers in Germany, with a workforce of around 775,000 in 2015.
German automobile manufacturers produced (not just in Germany) over 15 million vehicles in 2015 – equivalent to more than 18 percent of total global production. Twenty-one of the world’s 100 top automotive suppliers are German companies. Germany is the European car production leader: some 5.6 million passenger cars – and more than 303,500 trucks and buses – were manufactured in German plants last year.
German Car Manufacturers are responsible for around one third of international automotive R&D expenditure, with R&D investments amounting to EUR 17.6 billion in 2014. Germany’s automotive sector is the country’s most innovative industry sector, accounting for one third of total German industry R&D expenditure of EUR 56 billion in 2014.
German automotive companies are responsible for more than 60 percent of R&D growth in Europe. R&D personnel within the German automobile industry reached a level of 93,000 in 2014.
Germany is the world’s premium car production hub thanks to its world-class R&D, labor force, infrastructure, and automotive manufacturing heritage. Of all premium branded vehicles produced globally, more than 80 percent are manufactured by a German Company.
Of all premium vehicles produced globally, almost two thirds of vehicles were produced in Europe (41% made in Germany). Within Europe, more than 80% are German–OEM badged vehicles – almost 70% of these vehicles are made in Germany.
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