Friday, September 6, 2013
Toyota Corolla's Global Sales Top 40mn
NAGOYA (Nikkei)--Toyota Motor Corp. (7203) has sold more than 40 million Corollas worldwide since the passenger car's 1966 debut, the automaker said Thursday.
The vehicle transformed Japanese driving culture and accelerated Toyota's push to expand production abroad. Domestic sales had reached 12.25 million units as of July 31, while foreign sales totaled 27.77 million.
- More than 40 million sold.
The Corolla is manufactured at 15 global bases for sale in more than 150 markets worldwide. It accounts for 20% of all vehicles sold by Toyota since the company's founding.
(The Nikkei, Sept. 6 morning edition)