Toyota Takes Back Top Global Sales Position


The Detroit Bureau - January 28, 2013

The success of the latest Toyota Camry helped Toyota regain its global sales crown, beating out General Motors for first place in 2012.

Get the facts and figures on Toyota’s ascent.

Toyota has officially reclaimed its global sales crown, the maker confirming it produced 9.75 million vehicles in 2012.

That was slightly ahead of a preliminary tally Toyota forecast as the year came to a close and locks it in first place ahead of General Motors, which sold 9.29 million vehicles.  Volkswagen, at 9.1 million, came in third for 2012.