Who Produces the Most Motor Vehicles?

Production of Motor Vehicles ('000), 2012 or latest
Automotive | February 08, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 38 countries in 2012, China ranked the highest in production of motor vehicles with 19,272 '000 followed by USA and Japan. On the other end of the scale was Finland with 2.90 '000, Serbia with 11.0 '000 and Egypt with 56.5 '000.

Total production of motor vehicles reached 84,141 '000 in 2012 in the World according to ACEA. This is 4.85 % more than in the previous year and 29.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total production of motor vehicles reached an all time high of 84,141 '000 in 2012 and an all time low of 52,986 '000 in 1998. The average annual growth amounted to 2.95 % since 1960.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 22.9 % of production of motor vehicles in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 47.0 % share while the ten largest countries some 77.5 % in 2012.

Data for more countries are available at Production of Motor Vehicles indicator page.