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    Report: VW is world's second-best-selling automaker, GM falls to third

    Every year when we start talking about which automaker is the biggest in the world, there always seems to be at least a little bit of controversy. For 2013, Toyota handily took the top spot with 9.98 million sales, but it's the runner up spot between General Motors and Volkswagen that is starting ...

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    Report: Toyota is world's top-selling automaker for second year in a row

    Toyota is the top-selling automaker in the world. Again. Still. With total reported sales, including those from subsidiaries, of 9.98 million in 2013, Toyota's performance was enough to outpace rival General Motors by around 270,000 vehicles. That's a 2.4-percent gain over 2012, and it makes ...

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    Report: Toyota sales rebound to reclaim spot as world's largest automaker

    Toyota has pushed ahead of General Motors and Volkswagen as the world's largest automaker in the first half of 2012. According to a new Bloomberg report, the 4.9 million units sold by the Japanese automaker in the first six months of 2012 represents an impressive 34-percent jump. Toyota's sales ...

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    Report: Automakers make up 10% of Forbes list of 100 largest companies

    Forbes has measured the largest 100 companies in the world, and 10 automakers have made the list. This list is unique in that it measures the size of a company using a combination of sales, assets, profits and market value. Volkswagen was rated as the top automaker in the top 100 (number 17 ...

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    Report: VW takes issue with claim that GM is world's largest automaker

    We hope General Motors hasn't started planning that ticker-tape parade down Jefferson Avenue yet, as Volkswagen has apparently taken issue with the notion that GM might again be the world's largest automaker. According to The Wall Street Journal, VW has said it will be adding some 200,000 units ...

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    Official: GM retakes global sales crown with over 9M units shifted in 2011

    Look who's back on top again? Just 30 months since General Motors emerged from bankruptcy, the Detroit-based automaker can once again call itself the world's largest. GM sold just over 9 million vehicles globally in 2011, its highest sales total ever, while chief rival Toyota may slip as far as ...

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    Report: Volkswagen beats Toyota, takes 2011 sales crown

    Volkswagen has repeatedly told the world that it will soon be the largest automaker in terms of global sales volume. As it stands, it may already be number two. Car Advice reports that VW sold 8.16 million units in 2011, marking the first time it has eclipsed eight million global sales.. Toyota ...

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    Report: VW to pass Toyota as biggest global automaker this year?

    For what seemed like an eternity, the title of World's Largest Automaker belonged to General Motors. More recently, Toyota was able to wrestle the mantle away from GM as the Japanese automaker made huge gains in GM's home country and abroad, and Volkswagen has been nipping at the two behemoth's ...

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    Report: VW puts a number on what being #1 is worth: $86 billion

    Life ain't easy at the top. And, if you're Volkswagen, struggling to shove past both Toyota and General Motors on your way to becoming the world's largest automaker, it's not cheap, either. Says Martin Winterkorn, CEO of the gigantic conglomerate: The Volkswagen Group is investing a record ...

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    Global Dominance Shift: VW may have sold more than Toyota in Q1

    Over the last several years, few automotive stories have held as much interest as the global fight between Toyota and General Motors for worldwide sales supremacy. Don't look now, but there's a new combatant hailing from Germany ready to take the reigns: Volkswagen. However, VW's ascendancy has ...


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