Some datas show that, there are more than 700 million cars in the world today. In 2007, more than 73 million motor vehicles, including cars and commercial vehicles were produced worldwide.In 2006, 16 million new automobiles were sold in the USA, 15 million in Western Europe, 7 million in China, and 2 million in India. In 2007, the markets in Canada, USA, Western Europe and Japan are stagnating, while those in South America , Eastern Europe, and Asia are growing.
Top 5 bestselling vehicle nameplates
Toyota Corolla (1966 - present) : 31,600,000 in nine generations up to June 2006; the bestselling car worldwide in 2005 (1.36 million), and the bestselling car in Japan in 36 of the last 40 years.
Ford F-Series (1948 - present) : America bestselling vehicle for 23 consecutive years; over 29,000,000 in eleven generations.
Volkswagen Golf (1974 - present) : became Volkswagen bestseller in 2002; over 25,000,000 in five generations up to 2006.
Volkswagen Beetle (1938 - 2003) : 21,529,464; the bestselling single design in history, and the first car to reach twenty million sales.
Ford Escort (1968 - 2003) : in six generations, almost 20,000,000 worldwide; Ford bestselling car nameplate.Subdirectory of Auto & Car Wallpapers