Volkswagen has managed to make a sale of 5.04 million units earlier this month. According to the information, Toyota has managed to make a sale of 5.02 million units worldwide. The sources have confirmed that Volkswagen is one of the largest car manufacturers in the world in terms of sale. The figures declared by the Volkswagen include sales from all its key brands like Audi, Porsche, Skoda and Volkswagen.
In the year 2009, Volkswagen has beaten Toyota by a margin of 400,000 units, with a total sale 4.4 million, It was opposed to a 4 million by Toyota in the same period. The mid year’s result shows favourable conditions towards Volkswagen. According to the sources, in the year 2010 Volkswagen decided to set a goal of becoming the world’s largest Auto manufacturer by 2018.
Though, this year the sales figure has been reduced for both the companies in comparison to their sale from the same time period last year. Volkswagen has declined by 0.5% and Toyota has declined by 1.5% in terms of sale. Volkswagen has increased its sale by 6% but only in Europe. This feat was helped by the Porsche Macan and the Volkswagen Passat.
But Toyota was not able to make an increased sale in China. In terms of sale, China seems to make a drastic drop and even it was difficult to manage increased sales in the European Union. General Motors, gets the title of third largest manufacturer as it was able to deliver 4.86 million units in the last six months.