No 2. General Motors
|Revenue||135.6 Billion Dollars (2010)|
|Units manufactured||6.5 million (2009)|
General Motors had the third highest 2008 global revenues among automakers on the Fortune Global 500 list. Cadillac and Chevrolet are among GM’s flagship line. General Motors was founded by William C. Durant and was world’s number one car company for consecutive 77 years from 1931 to 2007.
No 1. Toyota
|Revenue||235.5 Billion Dollars (2010)|
|Units manufactured||9.2 million (2008)|
You might have guessed it; Toyota is the world’s largest automobile company. It employs over 71,000 people. Corolla is Toyota’s most popular and successful line up. It was founded by Kiichiro Toyoda in 1937 as a spinoff from his father’s company Toyota Industries. Toyota Motor Corporation is headquartered in Toyota City, Aichi and in Tokyo.