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Volkswagen Claims Second Place for 2013 Global Sales

GM slides to third spot…sort of.

by on Jan.31, 2014

Volkswagen is laying claim to selling the second-most vehicles in 2013 behind Toyota and ahead of GM.

Volkswagen AG reported it sold 9.73 million vehicles worldwide in 2013, which puts it in second place for the year well behind Toyota and slightly ahead of General Motors.

Toyota sold 9.98 million units and while finishing third, GM sold 9.71 million cars and trucks. However, VW’s claim to second place isn’t quite so…simple.

The Last Word!

The VW Group has more than a dozen brands across the world including Audi, Skoda, Lamborghini, Bentley, Porsche and Seat. (more…)