TOP 10 Automotive Companies


This rating is based on the following indicators:
  • The market value of the car company
  • Annual sales of cars
  • Received profit


1. Toyota Motors



Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese car company headquartered in Aichi, Japan. It is the world's largest car manufacturer. It is the largest company in Japan in terms of market capitalization and revenue. The company manufactures cars under the brands of 5 brands: Toyota, Hino, Lexus, Ranz and Scion. TMC and Toyota form one of the largest conglomerates in the world. It has joint ventures, namely Toyota Kirloskar (India), PAC Toyota and Sichuan FAW Toyota Motor (China), TPCA (Czech Republic). TM has a share in other large companies, namely: Daihatsu (51.2%), Fuji Heavy Industries (16.66%), Isuzu (5.9%) and Tesla (0.27%). The company has 333,498 employees, it has assets worth $ 385.5 billion

Market value: $ 193,500,000,000
Sales: $ 255,600,000,000
Profit: $ 18.9 billion


2. Volkswagen Group




The Volkswagen Group is a German multinational automotive company with headquarters in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is a manufacturer of cars and trucks, motorcycles, engines and turbomachines. Volkswagen means "people's car" in German. Its current slogan is "Das Auto" ("Car"). The company has offices in approximately 150 countries of the world and manages 100 production facilities in 27 countries.
Volkswagen Group sells cars under the brands: Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Seat, Skoda, Volkswagen
Motorcycles under the brand Ducati, commercial vehicles under the MAN, Scania, Neoplan and Volkswagen. Commercial cars Marques. The company owns 19.9%, not a controlling stake in Suzuki. The Volkswagen Group also has two large joint ventures in China (FAW-Volkswagen and Shanghai Volkswagen).
The company's 3 cars are in the top 10 list (24/7 Wall Street) of the best-selling cars of all time: Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Beetle, and Volkswagen Passat.
The company's assets are estimated at $ 446,920,000,000, 572,800 employees work in different countries of the world.

Market value: $ 119.1 million
Sales: $ 261,600,000,000
Profit: $ 12,000,000,000


3. Daimler

Daimler AG is  a  German multinational  automotive company   headquartered in Stuttgart, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany. Daimler Group is one of the largest  manufacturers of premium-class cars and  the world's largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles. The company includes units: Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services.
Currently, its brand portfolio includes:
Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Western Star, BharatBenz, Fuso, Setra and Thomas Built Buses.
Daimler has been systematically investing in the development of alternative drive systems over the years in order to drastically reduce harmful emissions into the atmosphere.
Daimler sells its cars and services in almost all countries of the world. It has production facilities on five continents. The group sold 2.3 million vehicles in 2013, with a total of 275,384 employees. 

Market value: $ 232,210,000,000
Sales: $ 156,600,000,000
Profit: $ 9.1 million


4. BMW Group


Bayerische Motoren Werke AG is a German company producing cars, motorcycles and engines. It was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. BMW operates in more than 150 countries and is coordinated from the four-cylinder building in Munich.
The BMW Group manufactures motorcycles under the brand Motorrad. It also manufactures Rolls-Royce mini-cars and luxury cars. The company has 10 research centers, 4 of which are located in Germany, 3 in the United States and 1 each in Austria, Japan and China.
Currently, the BMW Group manages 28 production facilities in 13 countries. This global production network is the basis of growth for BMW. Concern BMW Group currently has branches for car sales in 34 countries around the world. It employs 110 351 people, assets are estimated at $ 190 660 000 000

Market value: $ 83.4 billion 
Sales: $ 101,000,000,000
Profit: $ 7,400,000,000


5. Ford Motors



Ford Motor Company is an American automaker. Its headquarters is located in Detroit, Michigan. The company manufactures and sells automobiles, commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and luxury cars under the Lincoln brand.

Ford Motor Company owns shares in many companies of the world, such as Mazda, Jiangling, Aston Martin. The company is a co-owner of several joint ventures, such as: Changan Ford Mazda (China), Ford Lio Ho (China), Auto Alliance (China), Ford Otosan (Turkey), Ford Sollers (Russia).

The company owns a Brazilian manufacturer SUV, Troller and an Australian manufacturer FPV.
The company employs 181,000 workers, assets are estimated at $ 202,030,000,000.

Market value: $ 64,500,000,000
Sales: $ 146,900,000,000
Profit: $ 7.2 billion


6. Honda Motors


Honda Motor Co Pvt. Ltd. is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Minato, Tokyo. It is a major manufacturer of cars and motorcycles. Honda's global line consists of such well-known models as: Fit, Civic, Accord, Insight, CR-V, CR-Z, Crosstour, Pilot, Ridgeline, Legend, two versions of Odyssey, one for North America, the other for other countries.
Models and versions of car models vary from country to country and may have a line exclusively for a particular region.
Honda produces the Civic Hybrid, a hybrid electric vehicle. Honda cars are traditionally front wheel drive. Currently the company employs 190,338 people, the value of the assets is estimated at $ 147,920,000,000.

Market value: $ 63,000,000,000
Sales: $ 117,700,000,000
Profit: $ 4,900,000,000


7. General Motors



It is an American multinational auto industry company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. GM makes cars in 37 countries of the world under the following brands: Chevrolet, GMC, Wuling, Jie Fang, Isuzu, Buick, Cadillac, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Baojun. The company has 21,000 dealers worldwide and employs 219,000 people who work at 396 company sites affecting six continents.
Dynamic brands of General Motors, we offer a wide selection of cars in more than 120 countries around the world, which consist of electric and mini-cars to heavy trucks, truckers and convertibles. GM also holds significant stakes in large joint ventures in China, including SAIC-GM, SAIC-GM-Wuling, FAW-GM and GM Korea. General Motors is divided into five business segments: GM in North America (GMNA), GM Europe (GME), GM International Operations (GMIO), GM South America (GMSA) and GM Financial. Its assets are estimated at $ 166.340 billion.
GM's OnStar subsidiary provides vehicle safety and information services.

Market value: $ 54,600,000,000
Sales: $ 155.4 billion
Profit: $ 5,400,000


8. Hyundai Motors


Hyundai Motor Company has a staff of 59,831 employees and an asset worth $ 126.44 billion. This is a South Korean company headquartered in Seoul. The company was founded in 1967. Kia Motors is its subsidiary, which is 32.8% and forms the Hyundai Motor Group. The company owns the world's largest integrated automobile plant in Ulsan, South Korea.
Hyundai Motor Company is committed to strengthening its global sales network in addition to producing regional-specific models. Hyundai has opened showrooms in key trading cities, including New York, London, Beijing, Moscow in order to expand sales of luxury cars such as Centennial (Equus) and Genesis.

Market value: $ 49,700,000,000
Sales: $ 79.8 billion
Profit: $ 7,800 000 000


9. Nissan Motors


Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is a Japanese automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan.
The company works in conjunction with Renault and creates joint ventures with other automakers in the world. The Renault-Nissan Alliance has built a unique business model that creates advantages for both companies. For over 15 years, employees like Nissan and Renault have worked with mutual respect and pride while maintaining the identity of the company.
Nissan Motor sells its cars under the brand Nissan, Infiniti, Datsun and NISMO.
The company currently produces cars in 20 countries, including Japan. Infiniti was launched as a luxury brand headquartered in Hong Kong. Datsun for customers in fast-growing markets. The company employs about 166,881 people worldwide, the assets are estimated at $ 137,240,000,000.

Market value: $ 40.2 billion
Sales: $ 104,000,000,000
Profit: $ 3,900,000,000


10. SAIC Motors 


SAIC (Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation) Motors is a Chinese automotive manufacturing company with headquarters in Shanghai, China. SAIC Motors manufactures and sells passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The company sold 5.1 million units of vehicles in 2013. It retains first place in the Chinese domestic market for more than 8 years. SAIC products are sold under various brand names. Two famous brands owned by SAIC itself are: MG and Roewe. The company has 6,146 employees, the assets are estimated at $ 56,430,000,000.

Market value: $ 24,700,000,000
Sales: $ 88.3 billion
Profit: $ 4,000,000,000