Car companies have become one of the strongest industries in the world. Across the world, people have taken automobiles ranging from hatchbacks to sedans to SUVs to convertible sports cars. The car industry has grown rapidly as the global demand for cars has multiplied, which is seen from increasing automobile sales. The list of top car companies include automobile giants like Toyota, General Motors, Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler, Ford along with Honda, Hyundai, Fiat & Nissan. The largest car companies in the world not only focus on features, but give equal importance of after sales service of cars. Apart from quality of cars, good mileage, style etc, customer service, maintenance etc help separate the best car companies from others in the market. Such is the presence of these top car brands that their automobiles are sold in more than 100+ countries worldwide. Here is the list of the top 10 car companies in the world 2017 as per Revenues, Net Income and Sales (Units).
Quick Glance :
Below are the Biggest and Top Car Companies in World 2017:
For More details about rankings and parameters, read on.
Top Car (Automobile) Companies 2017 Ranking with Parameters (Revenue, Net Income and Units):
World’s largest manufacturer of premium vehicles, BMW was founded in the year 1916 with it’s headquarter currently located at Munich, Germany. It is one of the biggest car companies in the world.
It is into three segments which include automobile, motorcycles and financial services. It entered Indian market in the year 2006 and is a 100% subsidiary company under BMW group.
Today the company has 31 production units across 14 countries and sell in more than 140 with the workforce of 124,729 people globally. It produces cars under three brand names BMW, Rolls Royce and MINI.
Long term thinking has made them economically successful since their inception. The emblem of the company made its first appearance in the end of 1920 and in 1923, BMW made its first complete motorcycle R32. During the Second World War the company was wholly devoted in producing engines for German aircrafts and thereafter in 1961 it re-established itself as modern carmaker with the introduction of 1500 model. From there BMW has expanded globally and acquired Rolls Royce in the year 2003. With the launch of BMW 1 series it opened up a whole new world for compact class and has grown tremendously year after year.
Strength of this company comes from its strong culture. Culture which imbibes passion and enjoyment, teamwork and personal development, equal opportunities, diversity and their beliefs-belief in their people, performance, effectiveness, fairness, respect, sustainability, society and independence.
BMW has won numerous awards and distinctions. As part of world Car awards, it has won the world luxury award in 2016, BMW 7 has won the most innovative model of the year 2016, BMW i8 won the international engine of the year and many others to its list. BMW has been consistently winning top car companies awards.
With this BMW boosts to provide sheer driving experience and become the top premium segment car by 2020.
Revenue: $ 89.39 billion
Net income: $ 7.64 billion
No of units sold: 2367603
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