Motor vehicle production - Statistics & Facts

In 2016, more than 22.5 million commercial vehicles and approximately 72.11 million passenger cars were produced globally. According to a forecast by PwC, a total of around 107 million vehicles will be manufactured worldwide in 2020.

The biggest production plants can be found in China, the United States, Japan and Germany. China’s global market share in auto production was close to 30 percent in 2016.

In the U.S., the number of commercial vehicles produced has continuously increased since 2010. Approximately 7.9 million commercial vehicles were manufactured in 2015, while passenger car production totaled 4.2 million units in the same year.

In 2016, the Volkswagen Group topped the list as the world's largest automobile producer. In 2016, Asia-Oceania was the largest market for heavy truck production. Some 2.77 million units were built here in 2016.

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Motor vehicle production

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