Worlds Car Giants

Over the years, the car manufacturing industry has seen some major changes. There’s been partnerships, sales, separations and bankruptcies – Ferrari even went public.

During this time a few shrewd manufacturers have managed to scoop-up some of their smaller competitors to a point where just six brands account for 55% of the world’s car market. GoCompare Car Insurance did some digging to find out exactly who owns who, and how the world’s biggest car markets stack up.

Car Conglomerates from:

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Sources

Market Source Data period
China https://focus2move.com/chinese-auto-market/ Q1 2018
US http://www.wsj.com/mdc/public/page/2_3022-autosales.html Q1 2018
Japan https://www.best-selling-cars.com/japan/2018-q1-japan-best-selling-car-brands-models-and-mini-cars/ Q1 2018
India https://focus2move.com/indian-vehicles-market-2017/ FY 2017
Germany https://www.best-selling-cars.com/germany/2018-q1-germany-best-selling-car-brands-and-models/ Q1 2018
UK https://focus2move.com/british-vehicles-market/ Q1 2018
World https://focus2move.com/world-cars-brand-ranking/ Q1 2018
Biggest car markets https://focus2move.com/world-car-market/

Notes

Sales and market shares are based on Q1 2018 figures

For india, the sales and market shares are based on figures for FY 2017