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Nearly 12 million vehicles were produced in the United States in 2015. More than half of U.S. vehicle production was from three automakers: Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler. Toyota is the largest manufacturer in the world, and produced 10% of the world’s vehicles and 11% of all light vehicles in the United States. About 13% of the world’s vehicles were produced in the United States.

United States Light Vehicle Production and Total World Vehicle Production Shares, 2015

U.S. light vehicle production and total world vehicle production shares for 2015

Notes: World production includes heavy vehicles, which are a small share of total production.

FCA = Fiat Chrysler; FOR = Ford; GM = General Motors; HON = Honda; HYU = Hyundai; KIA = Kia; NIS = Nissan; SUB = Subaru; TOY = Toyota; VW = Volkswagen.

Shanghai AIC, which is included in the “Other” category on the World chart above, is the only other automotive company to hold more than 5% of world production; it had a 6.5% share in 2015.

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Supporting Information

United States Light Vehicle Production and Total World Vehicle Production Shares, 2015
ManufacturerShare of U.S.
Production
Share of World
Production
Ford20%6%
General Motors18%6%
Fiat Chrysler15%7%
Honda11%4%
Toyota11%10%
Nissan8%4%
Subaru3%1%
Hyundai4%7%
Kia2%With Hyundai
Volkswagen1%7%
Other7%48%
Total Production (Million Vehicles)11.890.2

Source: Ward's Automotive Group.

 

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