Every year, millions of Americans visit their local car dealerships to purchase new automobiles. Consumers today have the widest range of possible vehicles and manufacturers available that has ever been possible. From compact cars to the heaviest pickup trucks, auto manufacturers today are more often than not putting out vehicles into every category of cars and trucks on the market today. But, with the wide variety of vehicles and manufacturers on the market today, people often wonder who the top auto manufacturers in the United States are. Following is a list of the top manufacturers by sales volume in the country in January of 2018 according to the Wall Street Journal, making them top dogs in the US automotive industry.
General Motors – headquartered in Detroit, Michigan and encompassing the ever-popular brands of Chevrolet, GMC, Buick and Cadillac, the General Motors (GM) family is the perennial top seller in the United States year after year. The vehicles from the GM lineup that are top sellers in the United States on an annual basis are the Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, the Chevrolet Equinox sport utility vehicle and the GMC Sierra pickup truck. The monstrous manufacturer offers vehicles to consumers of all price ranges from entry level sedans to the luxurious Cadillac and Buick lineups. General Motor has won several recent awards, including the Cars.com’s “Best Pickup Truck of 2018” for the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2, Kelley Blue Book’s “Most Refined Brand” award for GMC, 2017 North American Car of the Year and Motor Trend Car of the Year for the Chevrolet Bolt EV and had several models ranked highest in their segments in a recent J.D. Power Associates vehicle dependability study. Continue reading “Top Automobile Manufacturers in the United States”