Calculating the total number of motor vehicles on the planet is an inexact science, but the number is growing rapidly. The automotive trade journal Ward's Auto had estimated that the total crossed 1 billion vehicles sometime during 2010. DON'T MISS: It's Official: We Now Have One Billion Vehicles On The Planet Now, an industry analyst has calculated that the total vehicle number is 1.2 billion already. Start-stop to spread quickly Navigant Research estimates in a new forecast that light-duty vehicles make up 95 percent of that total, and that the vehicles we drive everyday will shortly cross...
80 Million Vehicles Built Globally Last Year--A New Record
Well, the numbers are in. Despite the lingering effects of economic recession, the world's auto industry built more vehicles in 2011 than ever in history: 80 million, in fact. That's a new record, and the number is 3 percent higher than the 2010 total. The data comes from the International...John Voelcker
It's Official: We Now Have One Billion Vehicles On The Planet
How many vehicles are there on Earth? We'd ask you to guess, except the headline above gives away the answer. According to industry trade journal Ward's, which added up both reported vehicle registrations and historical trends, the total crossed 1 billion sometime last year. The vehicles include...John Voelcker