Car and Commercial Vehicle Production



For a breakdown of production by country in the world, see chart table below:
Country
Cars
Commercial Vehicles
Total
Total Change





Argentina
263,120
168,981
432,101
35,1%
Australia
270,000
60,900
330,900
-16,2%
Austria
248,059
26,873
274,932
8,6%
Belgium
881,929
36,127
918,056
-1,2%
Brazil
2,092,029
519,005
2,611,034
3,3%
Canada
1,389,536
1,182,756
2,572,292
-4,3%
China
5,233,132
1,955,576
7,188,708
25,9%
Czech Rep.
848,922
5,985
854,907
41,3%
Egypt
59,462
32,111
91,573
32,2%
Finland
32,417
353
32,770
51,4%
France
2,723,196
446,023
3,169,219
-10,7%
Germany
5,398,508
421,106
5,819,614
1,1%
Hungary
187,633
3,190
190,823
25,5%
India
1,473,000
546,808
2,019,808
24,2%
Indonesia
206,321
89,687
296,008
-40,1%
Iran
800,000
104,500
904,500
10,7%
Italy
892,502
319,092
1,211,594
16,7%
Japan
9,756,515
1,727,718
11,484,233
6,3%
Malaysia
377,952
125,021
502,973
-10,8%
Mexico
1,097,619
947,899
2,045,518
22,4%
Netherlands
87,332
72,122
159,454
-11,8%
Poland
632,300
82,300
714,600
14,2%
Portugal
143,478
83,847
227,325
3,7%
Romania
201,663
11,934
213,597
9,6%
Russia
1,177,918
330,440
1,508,358
11,6%
Serbia
9,832
1,350
11,182
-21,1%
Slovakia
295,391
0
295,391
35,3%
Slovenia
115,000
35,320
150,320
-15,5%
South Africa
334,482
253,237
587,719
11,9%
South Korea
3,489,136
350,966
3,840,102
3,8%
Spain
2,078,639
698,796
2,777,435
0,9%
Sweden
288,583
44,585
333,168
-1,6%
Taiwan
211,306
91,915
303,221
-32,1%
Thailand
298,819
895,607
1,296,060
15,2%
Turkey
545,682
442,098
987,780
12,4%
Ukraine
274,860
20,400
295,260
36,8%
UK
1,442,085
206,303
1,648,388
-8,6%
USA
4,366,220
6,897,766
11,263,986
-6,0%
Uzbekistan
100,000
10,000
110,000
14,8%
Supplementary
411,982
129,210
541,192






Totals
49,886,549
19,240,607
69,127,156
4,0%




Japan and the United States are neck and neck in total car and commercial vehicle production. For a number of years the quality of Japanese cars was superior to US built cars, and the cost of labor was less in Japan. But the quality and labor cost differences have largely disappeared.


And note that three of the four largest auto producers are high labor cost US, Japan, and Germany.

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Source:  http://www.worldometers.info/cars/