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Top Richest Car Companies In The World

 The automobile sector is one of the largest sector in the world, with most car companies being one the biggest companies in the world. 

Although it was said that the first car in the world was built in 1885 by German mechanic called Benz but that may not be entirely true as transportation vehicles has been dated back up to 15th century engineered by Leonardo Da Vinci. From the 15th century to 21st century the automobile industry has change drastically and with does changes came power and money, at the last count they 1.2 billion automobiles been used in the world today which include cars, buses, trucks and heavy-duty trucks. Also the last consensus it was estimated that 77.5 million vehicles are sold annually. So let’s take a look at top companies in the automobile world and they got their stats.

10 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (Market Cap - US$33.6 billion):

Fiat is based in UK and made over US$100 billion revenue in a single year and it continues to grow to becoming one the best known brand in united kingdom and other countries. Fiat and Chrysler merged in 2014 with the first been found in Italy 1903 and the second been found in Detroit Michigan in 1925.
Revenue € 110.41 billion (2018)
Operating income €4.10 billion (2018)
Net income €3.63 billion (2018)
Total assets €96.87 billion (2018)
Total equity €24.90 billion (2018)
Number of employees 198,545 (2018)

9 Nissan(Market Cap – US$38.92 billion): 
Nissan founded it’s way into the market in December 26th 1933  under the name Nissan group. The company was born out of the slow merging of several automakers. The entire process actually began in 1914 during the second world war, it was forced to shift it focus from primary every day vehicles to does used for wars this included engines for aircraft, boats and army vehicles, later the company benefited from this adding a department for independent ship building and engine building. In 2010 Nissan produced the first car to run solely on electricity “The leaf”. In 2016 Nissan was responsible for 275,000 all electric vehicles.
Production output 5,556,241 units ( 2016)
Revenue ¥11.95 trillion (FY2017)
Operating income ¥574.7 billion (FY2017)
Net income ¥746.9 billion (FY2017)
Total assets ¥18.74 trillion (FY2017)
Total equity ¥5.38 trillion (FY2017)
Number of employees 138,910

8 Ford Motor Co.(Market Cap - US$44.78 billion):
 Ford has been around for over hundred years, the main ford plant reside in dire born Michigan and was founded by Henry Ford in 1903. Henry Ford built he’s first car when he was working as an engineer at the Madison illumination company, it was called the “quadricycle” an horseless carriage. Ford is the second largest car manufacturer in USA and it also the second largest family company in the world. 
The ford mustang was introduced in 1964 and almost 100,000 toy version of the car where purchased for children that year. The ford “F series” has been ranked as the number one most sold car in America for many years.
Production output 6.0 million vehicles (2018)
Revenue US$ 160.33 billion (2018)
Operating income US$3.27 billion(2018)
Net income US$3.67 billion (2018)
Total assets US$256.54 billion (2018)
Total equity US$35.93 billion (2018)
Number of employees 199,000 (December 2018)

7 Tesla(Market Cap - US$48.18 billion): 
 The SEO of Tesla Elon Musk is one the well known SEOs when it comes to car companies. He was ranked 21 in one the most power people by Forbes in 2016 and Was worth US$20.8 billion in 2018. The company is always looking for ways to expand and improve like when musk lunch a car into space with a dummy driving. It one of the newer companies, it was created in 2003 by group people all engineers that want to make the best electric cars. The company is focused on moving away from fossil fuels.
Tesla production location is Tremor California.
Production output 245,162 vehicles (2018)
Revenue US$ 21.46 billion (2018)
Operating income US$-0.39 billion (2018)
Net income US$−0.98 billion (2018)
Total assets US$29.74 billion (2018)
Total equity US$4.92 billion (2018)
Number of employees 45,000 (2018)

6 General Motors(Market Cap – US$52.68 billion): 
 It was founded in 1908 by William C Durant. GM has over 12,000 dealers selling in over 125 countries, it also has well known brand such as Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac. The crash test dummy that GM designed are the global car standard for front crash test. It was the first car company in North America to build a facility just to test rollovers. In 2016 Chevrolet was voted for the green car of the year award, in 2017 the Chevrolet Bold EV got the price for the modern trend car of the year.
Production output 8,384,000 vehicles(2018)
Revenue US$ 147.049 billion (2018)
Operating income US$11.783 billion (2018)
Net income US$8.014 billion (2018)
Total assets US$227.339 billion (2018)
Total equity US$42.777 billion (2018)
Number of employees 173,000 (December 2018)

5 Honda Motor Co.(Market Cap - US$57.48 billion): 
 Honda makes popular cars everyone knows well such as the accord and the civic, their even pictured In block buster movies such as the fast and furious franchise. Honda was established in 1949 and designed their first product called the dream in 1990. Most Honda cars are produced in USA and in 2017 they sold over 5 million cars. Although Honda came to United States in 1959, they started producing motorcycles, they also produce water craft, lawn equipment and many other things.
The Honda accord was the first foreign car produced in the US although all 7 continent in the world has Honda equipment that is currently running.
Revenue ¥15.36 trillion (2018)
Operating income ¥833.5 billion (2018)
Net income ¥1.05 trillion (2018)
Total assets ¥19.34 trillion (2018)
Total equity ¥8.23 trillion (2018)
Number of employees 215,638 (2018)

4 Daimler(Market Cap - US$68.5 billion): 
 Daimler is the owner of the popular Mercedes-Benze, they sale over 3 million cars world wide every year. The Daimler head quarters is in Stuttgart Germany. The also the producers of Mitsubishi and smart automobiles, they are also the largest producers of trucks.
Production output 3,394,663 (2018)
Revenue €167.362 billion (2018)
Operating income €10.595 billion (2018) 
Net income €7.582 billion (2018)
Total assets €281.619 billion (2018)
Total equity €66.053 billion (2018)
Number of employees 298,683 (Dec. 31, 2018)

3 BMW(Market Cap - US$71.1 billion): 
 When thinking about luxurious car you think about BMW. In 2017 alone the company sold over 2 million automobiles. 
These luxurious company cars can seen worldwide but only has factories in 14 Countries, it leads all other companies in producing premium cars and motorcycles. The company said that sustainability is what drive the production of their vehicle. BMW was found in 1916 by a merge of two companies which are Carl Rap and Gustav autos.
Production output 3,394,663 (2018)
Revenue €167.362 billion (2018)
Operating income €10.595 billion (2018)
Net income €7.582 billion (2018)
Total assets €281.619 billion (2018)
Total equity €66.053 billion (2018)
Number of employees 298,683 (Dec. 31, 2018)

2 Volkswagen(Market Cap – US$95 billion):
 When you hear of Volkswagen you might think of the 1963 VW beetle. Since the beetle Volkswagen has grown selling over 10 million vehicles in 2017. Volkswagen was found in 1937 by the German labour front, after the world war 2 the was own the government of the west Germany. Volkswagen stands for peoples car. It headquarters is in Wolfsburg , Lower Saxony , Germany. In 2016, it was the world's largest automaker by sales, overtaking Toyota and keeping this title in 2017 and 2018, selling 10.8 million vehicles. 
It ranked seventh in the 2018 Fortune Global 500 list of the world's largest companies.  Volkswagen Group sells passenger cars under the Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, ┼ákoda and the flagship Volkswagen marques; motorcycles under the Ducati brand; and TRATON (commercial vehicles, trucks, and buses) under the marques MAN , Scania , and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles . 
Production output 11,018,000 (2018)
Revenue € 235.849 billion ( US$ 278 billion) (2018)
Operating income €13.920 billion(2018)
Net income €11.844 billion (2018)
Total assets €458.156 billion (2018)
Total equity €117.117 billion (2018)
Number of employees 302,554 (salaried staff)(2018).

1 Toyota Motor Co(Market Cap - US$199 billion): 
The largest car companies in the world. Toyota was named after its founder kshiro Toyota. Toyota came to US in 1957 and till today some of those vehicles produced then still travel the roads. Toyota received the awards for being the vehicle to last the longest, they are able to invest $1 million for research and development within their company and they have created more than 6000 jobs within the United States alone. As of 2019 Toyota was the 10th largest company in the world and was the first automobile manufacturer to produce more than 10 million vehicles a year in 2012.
Production output 10,634,905 units ( FY 2019)
Revenue ¥30,225,681 million ( US$ 272 billion) (FY2019)
Operating income ¥2,467,545 million (FY2019)
Net income ¥1,985,587 million (FY2019)
Total assets ¥51,936,949 million (FY2019)
Total equity ¥20,067,137 million (FY2019) 
Number of employees 370,870 (FY2019).
That is it for the top richest car companies, so if you were ask to choose a car from these companies, which car will it be? Let us know through your comment on this post.