TOKYO, December 26. /Corr. Alex Sarachev/. The largest Japanese carmaker Toyota Motor predicts the conservation status of the world leader in sales of cars for the fourth consecutive year. This assessment is contained in published on Monday the report on the number of sold cars for 11 months of the current year.
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During this period, Toyota and its consolidated subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor and Hino Motors has sold more than 9.2 million cars. Meanwhile, total sales Corp. fell 1% compared to last year.
The main competitor of the Japanese company in the struggle for world leadership – the German concern Volkswagen was able to realize during this time 9.09 cars. In the first half of this year, Volkswagen for the first time since 2011, managed to beat Toyota in terms of global sales. However, after “diesel scandal” the sale of the German company began to decline. Thus, at the current rate of sales of Toyota predicts the conservation status of the world’s largest seller of cars.
In 2014, Toyota has sold worldwide 10.23 million vehicles – 3% more than in 2013. The company for the first time in its history has managed to sell over 10 million vehicles.