A vital element of the global economy is the automotive industry, which produces vehicles that move people and goods effectively in different countries and whole regions.
The automotive manufactures in these firms include automobiles, trucks, buses, and sports cars.
Some also manufacture motorcycles and off-road vehicles, and passenger vehicles, such as light trucks and buses.
The major automotive makers have an extensive worldwide presence, supplying cars to customers and corporations worldwide.
10). Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.
- Revenue (TTM): $80.2 billion
- Net Income (TTM): -$8.9 billion
Nissan is a multinational car corporation headquartered in Japan. It develops and produces motor cars, forklifts, marine equipment, and associated components; the vehicle types include the electric LEAF vehicle of Altima, Maxima, Sentra, Versa, Pathfinder, Rogue Titan. Infiniti is the premium branch of the brand, It also provides lending and lease options.
9). Hyundai Motor Co.
- Revenue (TTM): $85.4 billion
- Net Income (TTM): $1.6 billion
Hyundai is a foreign automotive maker based in South Korea. The company designs and produces passenger cars, trucks, and vehicles; the models include Accent, Elantra, Sonata, Santa Fe, and Tucson.
It also manufactures components, runs automotive maintenance facilities, and offers to finance.
8). Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
- Revenue (TTM): $98.8 billion
- Net Income (TTM): -$1.5 billion
A multinational business that emerged from the acquisitions of Fiat S.p. Chrysler A’s Group was Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, N.V. Exor was the first Italian holding company and the beneficiary of voting rights.
Exor, a family-run Italian investment company, kept FCA at 29.19% and controlled 44.31% through a voting allegiance mechanism. FCA has two major branches; the Turin-based FCA Italy and the US-based FCA in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
FCA’s masse business labels are in operation. The models Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Maserati, and Ram Trucks become part of the company’s portfolio.
On October 31, 2019, FCA announced that it intends to combine on an all-stock basis with PSA Group on a 50-50.
7). General Motors Co
- Revenue (TTM): $115.8 billion
- Net Income (TTM): $1.7 billion
General Motors Company is a Detroit international firm with a corporate headquarters in Detroit’s Renaissance Centre.
It is responsible for designing, manufacturing, marketing, and distributing vehicles and automotive components and selling financial services.
The corporation was founded as a holding company by William C. Durant on September 16, 1908, and created after its restructuring in 2009.
The company is the leading American car manufacturing firm and one of the major carmakers in the world. The GMC’s four main car parks are Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac, manufactured by General Motors in many countries.
6). Bayerische Motoren Werke
- Revenue (TTM): $116.7 billion
- Net Income (TTM): $5.5 billion
The German multinational companies Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, widely referred to as BMW, manufacture luxury cars and motorcycles.
Established in 1916 as an engine maker, it manufactured aircraft between 1917 and 1918 and again between 1933 and 1945.
The BMW, Mini, and Rolls-Royce brands sell cars and bikes under the BMW Motorrad banner. With 2.279,503 automobiles manufactured, BMW was the 14th largest motor car maker in the world in 2017.
BMW has its Munich-based headquarters and manufactures automakers in the United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil, China, India, South Africa, the United States, and Mexico.
5). Honda Motor Co.
- Revenue (TTM): $120.7 billion
- Net Income (TTM): $1.9 billion
Since 1959, Honda has become the world’s biggest motorcycle company with a capacity of 400 million by the end of 2019 and the world’s largest producer of internal volume-based combustion engines with an annual output of 14 million internal combustion motors.
In 2001 Honda became Japan’s second-largest automaker. In 2015, Honda was the world’s eighth-largest automaker.
Honda’s development in artificial intelligence and robotics has been underway since 1986, launching their ASIMO robot in 2000.
They have also taken to airspace through the development of GE Honda Aero Engines in 2004 and the 2012 launch of Honda HA-420 Honda Jet.
Two joint ventures have taken place in Honda China: Dongfeng Honda and Guangqi Honda.
Honda also became the first Japanese car manufacturer to manufacture 108,705 Honda and Acura models from the United States in 2013, with just 88,357 imported.
4). Ford Motor Co
- Revenue: $130.4 billion
- Net Income: $2.1 billion
The Ford Motor Company, usually known as Ford, is a multinational automaker with its headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, Detroit, America.
It was created on June 16, 1903, by Henry Ford. Under the Ford name, the company offers cars and recreational vehicles, with Lincoln’s expensive vehicles.
The company also holds Troller, an 8 percent shareholding in Aston Martin, a 32 percent share in Jiangling Motors. Ford owns a Brazilian SUV maker.
At the beginning of the 21st century, the financial crisis has fought to the point of collapsing, which President George W.
Bush has effectively avoided by announcing a deal to support Ford Motors, Chrysler LLC, and General Motors to supply the automaker with $13.4 billion immediately.
- Revenue: $174.6 billion
- Net Income: $309.3 million
Daimler is a German-based leading automotive manufacturer. The company manufactures passenger cars, freight vehicles, off-road and business vehicles such as trucks and buses.
It produces cars with various names, including Daimler, Mercedes-Benz, FUCSO, Western Star, Smart, and more. Daimler offers loan and leasing services to customers and retailers.
- Revenue (TTM): $247.4 billion
- Net Income (TTM): $6.4 billion
The German Labor Front, known as the classic Beetle, was created in 1937 and headquartered in Wolfsburg. Volkswagen was shortened to V.W. It is the flagship brand in 2016 and 2017, the world’s biggest automaker.
The company’s largest market is in China, where 40 percent of revenue and profits are produced.
Volkswagen’s most common models include Golf, Jetta, Passat, Atlas, and Tiguan. The German word Volk means ‘people,’ and hence Volkswagen means ‘people’s Car.’
1). Toyota Motors
- Revenue: $248.6 billion
- Net Income: $14.4 billion
Toyota Motor Corporation has its head office in Toyota, Aichi (Japan), and is a Japanese mixed car manufacturer.
Toyota becomes the first car maker in the world to make more than 10 million cars a year when it announced that the 200 millionth vehicle was manufactured in 2012.
In the selling of hybrid electric vehicles, Toyota is the worldwide pioneer and one of the biggest firms to promote the mass consumer use of hybrid vehicles globally.
Toyota Motor Corporation manufactures five brands’ cars, including brands such as Toyota, Hino, Lexus, Ranz, and Daihatsu.
The company also has a 20.02% share in Subaru, a 5.9% stake in Isuzu until 2018, a 5.1% stake in Mazda, a 3,8% interest of Suzuki, and a 2.8% interest in Panasonic, as well as two partnerships in China, one in the Czech Republic and one in the United States, along with several non-motorist firms in the Czech Republic, one in the United States.
The vehicle is an essential part of our life now. First, it reduces the time of reaching the destination; second, it’s value there are different vehicle types for every level of the person.
These top automobile companies’ main motive is to provide comfort and help them financially by producing a diverse range of cars, so people can easily afford it.