Numbers Continue To Grow For Toyota
What is one of the largest car manufacturers in the automotive world?
If you guessed the Ford Motor Company, then you are most certainly wrong. After all, we all do know that Ford is currently struggling to keep the company afloat in the automotive waters. But sure, this vehicle manufacturer can be still considered as one of the largest and one of the most influential.
But in terms of the current trend and market share, the Toyota Motor Corporation has now moved from one of the unknown brands up to becoming the second largest manufacturer of cars and vehicles in the whole world. Experts in the field are currently predicting that it would only take a short span of time for this manufacturer to actually overtake the current holder of the top spot – General Motors.
Despite such a huge amount of success for Toyota, it seems like the company is still not contented with being second. And according to sources, the head honchos of the company are currently doing and creating plans of further expanding their line and of further bringing in more vehicles to the industry. Sources further inform that Toyota is looking at new plants that would manufacture, produce, and assemble vehicles, Toyota auto parts, accessories, and other Toyota products that would be sent to the United States market.
As per the company’s end, they have currently claimed that they are expecting to sell out over eight million units of their vehicles all around the globe. This number is not a prediction for 2007 but a prediction for this year. And if you do the Math, eight million Toyota vehicle units is nine per cent greater to the sales that the company reaped in last year. As per 2008, Toyota further states that they are targeting to sell around ten million units of their vehicles and cars. It seems like the huge amount of income and sales that the company is experiencing and enjoying can be mainly attributed to their huge impact in the United States auto market. And with their high sales in other markets, especially in their native country Japan, it would not be certainly surprising if the numbers continue to grow.
About the Author: Jenny McLane is a 36 year old native of Iowa and has a knack for research on cars and anything and everything about it. She works full time as a Market Analyst for one of the leading car parts suppliers in the country today.