Toyota Motor Company retained its place because the foremost world-wide automotive group in 2021 with income rising by above 10% to 10,495,548 auto product sales all through its Toyota, Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino producers.
The Japanese automaker overtook the Volkswagen group for the prime spot in 2020. Its German rival beforehand this thirty day interval reported a 4.5% decline in world income to eight.9m automobiles earlier 12 months. The 2 organizations ended up severely impacted by the worldwide lack of semiconductors within the 2nd 50 p.c of the 12 months.
Toyota and Lexus world-wide income improved by 10.6% to account for 9,615,157 fashions final 12 months while Daihatsu product gross sales amplified 4.5% to 725,179 models and Hino’s 9.1% to 155,212.
Overseas revenue rose 13.8% to eight,386,738 models when home income fell 2.2% to 2,108,810.
Toyota Motor mentioned in a press release: “The outlook for each COVID-19 and sections present tendencies proceed being not sure and we’ll proceed on to make nearly each exhausting work to minimise the affect.”
Within the meantime Honda Motor documented a 6% fall in worldwide creation amount to 4,136,018 models although Nissan worldwide output fell 1.2% to three,585,153 fashions.