The sales volume of the major automakers for the past year was all set, and the Toyota Motor Group as a whole was over 10.48 million units, surpassing the German Volkswagen group and becoming the world's top for the third consecutive year.

According to the companies' announcements, Toyota's unit sales last year were 10,483,024 units, 0.1% less than the previous year, including group companies Daihatsu Motor and Hino Motors.

Due to the spread of COVID-19 and the shortage of semiconductors, we were forced to reduce production, mainly in Japan, but we generally maintained our sales volume.

As a result, it surpassed the Volkswagen Group of Germany, which had 8,262,800 units, and has been the world's top for the third consecutive year.

Meanwhile, partners Nissan Motor Co., France's Renault and Mitsubishi Motors all sold 6.15 million units, down 19% from the previous year.

Last year, it was ranked third in the world, but this time it is behind South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group, which was ranked fourth.

In addition

, ▽ Honda 15%

▽ Mazda 13%

▽ SUBARU 6%,

each decreasing from the previous year.

Suzuki, on the other hand, increased its sales by 7% over the previous year due to strong sales in its main Indian market.

Regarding the sales outlook for this year, domestic automakers say that it is difficult to predict the future due to the continued impact of the new corona and semiconductor shortages.