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Where does India rank in car manufacturing? Find out

November 05, 2013 09:59 IST

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With demand for cars increasing at breakneck speed in the developing world, automobile manufacturers are scrambling to ramp up production.

Let's take a look at countries that are manufacturing most cars in the world, including India.

Source: oica.net

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Image: A Lamborghini Murcielago on display in a showroom in downtown Milan, Italy.
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China

Total production in 2012: 15,523,658

Total production in 2011: 14,485,326

Percentage change in production: Plus 7.2 per cent

Overall rank in production: 1

China, the fastest growing economy in the world, manufactured more cars than any other country in 2012.

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Image: A view of the city skyline from the Zhongfu Building at night in Beijing, China.
Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters
Tags: China , India

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Japan

Total production in 2012: 8,554,219

Total production in 2011: 7,158,525

Percentage change in production: Plus 19.5 per cent

Overall rank in production: 2

Japan, one of the major producers of cars, saw more than 19 per cent increase in production.

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Image: Soldiers clear snow on a sculpture celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Tokyo Disney Resort at a festival in Sapporo, northern Japan.
Photographs: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters
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Germany

Total production in 2012: 5,388,456

Total production in 2011: 5,871,918

Percentage change in production: Minus 8.2 per cent

Overall rank in production: 3

Germany, an economic powerhouse of the world, saw a decline in car manufacturing in 2012.

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Image: Tourists Caro and Anna from Munich lie in a bed mounted to a rental bike as they ride along Friedrichstrasse in central Berlin, Germany.
Photographs: Thomas Peter/Reuters

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South Korea

Total production in 2012: 4,167,089

Total production in 2011: 4,221,617

Percentage change in production: Minus 1.3 per cent

Overall rank in production: 4

South Korea, one of the most advanced countries in the world, saw a fall in car production in 2012.

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Image: People come out of a subway station in the Gangnam area of Seoul, South Korea.
Photographs: Lee Jae-Won/Reuters

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United States

Total production in 2012: 4,105,853

Total production in 2011: 2,976,991

Percentage change in production: Plus 37.9 per cent

Overall rank in production: 5

United States, the biggest economy in the world, saw a jump of nearly 38 per cent in car manufacturing.

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Photographs: Adrees Latif/Reuters

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India

Total production in 2012: 3,285,496

Total production in 2011: 3,040,144

Percentage change in production: Plus 8.1 per cent

Overall rank in production: 6

India, one of the fastest growing economies in the world, witnessed more than 8 per cent rise in car production.

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Brazil

Total production in 2012: 2,623,704

Total production in 2011: 2,519,389

Percentage change in production: Plus 4.1 per cent

Overall rank in production: 7

Brazil, one of the fastest growing economies in the world, witnessed more than 4 per cent rise in car production.

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Image: Tourists take pictures with the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon in the background in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Photographs: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters
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Russia

Total production in 2012: 1,968,789

Total production in 2011: 1,744,097

Percentage change in production: Plus 12.9 per cent

Overall rank in production: 8

Russia, which is seeing a boom in economy thanks to energy exports, posted more than 12 per cent growth in car manufacturing.

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Image: Two women read a book as they sit in a train on the metro in Moscow, Russia.
Photographs: Dylan Martinez/Reuters
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Mexico

Total production in 2012: 1,810,007

Total production in 2011: 1,657,080

Percentage change in production: Plus 9.2 per cent

Overall rank in production: 9

Mexico, which has major trading relations with the United States, saw more than 9 per cent rise in car production.

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Image: Ice skaters on a rink in Mexico City's Zocalo Square, Mexico.
Photographs: Edgard Garrido/Reuters

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Czech Republic

Total production in 2012: 1,171,774

Total production in 2011: 1,191,968

Percentage change in production: Minus 1.7 per cent

Overall rank in production: 10

Czech Republic, which was badly hit by the 2008 global economic crisis, witnessed a decline in car manufacturing in 2012.

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Image: People relax in a park during a warm spring day in Prague, Czech Republic.
Photographs: David W Cerny/Reuters

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France

Total production in 2012: 1,682,814

Total production in 2011: 1,931,030

Percentage change in production: Minus 12.9 per cent

Overall rank in production: 11

France, one of the richest countries in the world, posted negative growth in car production in 2012.

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Image: People relax in chairs around a fountain as they take in the sun in the Tuileries Garden in central Paris, France.
Photographs: Charles Platiau/Reuters
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Spain

Total production in 2012: 1,539,680

Total production in 2011: 1,839,068

Percentage change in production: Minus 16.3 per cent

Overall rank in production: 12

Spain, which was badly hit by the 2008 global economic crisis, witnessed a fall in car manufacturing.

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Image: Tourists stroll along Barcelona's harbour in Barcelona, Spain.
Photographs: Gustau Nacarino/Reuters
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United Kingdom

Total production in 2012: 1,464,906

Total production in 2011: 1,343,810

Percentage change in production: Plus 9.0 per cent

Overall rank in production: 13

United Kingdom, one of the major financial centres of the world, posted 9 per cent growth in car production.

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Image: Passengers walk through King's Cross station in London, United Kingdom.
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Canada

Total production in 2012: 1,040,298

Total production in 2011: 990,482

Percentage change in production: Plus 5.0 per cent

Overall rank in production: 14

Canada, one of the richest countries in the world, witnessed positive growth in car manufacturing in 2012.

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Image: People play volleyball on the front lawn of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada.
Photographs: Chris Wattie/Reuters
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Thailand

Total production in 2012: 945,100

Total production in 2011: 537,987

Percentage change in production: Plus 75.7 per cent

Overall rank in production: 15

Thailand, one of the fastest growing economies in the region, saw a whopping 76 per cent growth in car production in 2012.

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Image: A skytrain passes over vehicles on road in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Slovakia

Total production in 2012: 900,000

Total production in 2011: 639,763

Percentage change in production: Plus 40.7 per cent

Overall rank in production: 16

Slovakia, which has high standard of living, posted an impressive increase in car manufacturing in 2012.

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Iran

Total production in 2012: 871,997

Total production in 2011: 1,412,803

Percentage change in production: Minus 38.3 per cent

Overall rank in production: 17

Iran, which is struggling against economic sanctions, saw a sharp decline in car production in 2012.

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Image: A woman speaks on her mobile phone at the midway point of a slope at Shemshak ski resort, 30km north of Tehran, Iran.
Photographs: Caren Firouz/Reuters
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Indonesia

Total production in 2012: 743,501

Total production in 2011: 562,250

Percentage change in production: Plus 32.2 per cent

Overall rank in production: 18

Indonesia, one of the fastest growing economies in the world, witnessed more than 32 per cent rise in car manufacturing in 2012.

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Poland

Total production in 2012: 540,000

Total production in 2011: 741,000

Percentage change in production: Minus 27.1 per cent

Overall rank in production: 19

Poland, which was badly hit by the 2008 global economic crisis, registered a decline in car production in 2012.

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Image: People walk at the Stary Browar shopping centre in Poznan, western Poland.
Photographs: Kacper Pempel/Reuters
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Malaysia

Total production in 2012: 509,621

Total production in 2011: 488,441

Percentage change in production: Plus 4.3 per cent

Overall rank in production: 20

Malaysia, one of the most developed economies in the region, saw an increase in car production in 2012.

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Belgium

Total production in 2012: 507,204

Total production in 2011: 560,779

Percentage change in production: Minus 9.6 per cent

Overall rank in production: 21

Belgium, one of the richest countries in the world, posted a decline in car manufacturing.

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Argentina

Total production in 2012: 497,376

Total production in 2011: 577,233

Percentage change in production: Minus 13.8 per cent

Overall rank in production: 22

Argentina, one of the biggest economies in Latin America, saw a fall in car production in 2012.

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Italy

Total production in 2012: 396,817

Total production in 2011: 485,606

Percentage change in production: Minus 18.3 per cent

Overall rank in production: 23

Italy, which was badly hit by the 2008 global economic crisis, saw a fall in car production in 2012.

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Taiwan

Total production in 2012: 278,043

Total production in 2011: 288,523

Percentage change in production: Minus 3.6 per cent

Overall rank in production: 24

Taiwan, one of the fastest growing economies in the region, witnessed a decline in car manufacturing in 2012.

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Image: A person rides a bicycle in front of Taiwan's landmark Chiang Kai-shek Memorial hall in Taipei.
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Hungary

Total production in 2012: 215,440

Total production in 2011: 211,218

Percentage change in production: Plus 2.0 per cent

Overall rank in production: 25

Hungary, which has high standard of living, posted an increase in car production in 2012.


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