Since we have entered the age of automobiles, we have hardly ever looked back. And since the invention of the automobile, we have made great progress in the field of auto technology. Some manufacturers have fared better in comparison to others in regards to innovation and design, and it is by these two factors that these car manufacturers have created a reputation as the best and have made more revenues than others in recent years. Every year these leading car brands launch new models with the intention of making transportation faster and easier. Many of these manufacturers deliver more exceptional style and luxury. All of these factors create a higher market enthusiasm for these brands and the greater the features and the sales, the easier it is to separate the best from the rest. In this article, we present you the top ten car manufacturers that are all set to make a mark in 2018. Read further to know more.
10 KiaPartly owned by the Hyundai group, Kia is a South Korean car manufacturer that has occupied the second spot amongst car makers in its home country and is making much progress in Europe and North America. The growth trajectory of this car maker qualifies it to be the brand to look out for in 2018. Kia vehicles such as Sportage and Rio facilitated a 9.6% hike in sales for the company in 2016. Kia excels at compact and budget-friendly cars that provide surprisingly great performance.
8 NissanWith the launch of multiple hatchbacks and compact cars under the banner of the Infiniti luxury brand in the upcoming year, Nissan is sure to make waves in 2018. This Japanese company is quickly expanding into growing markets with the Datsun model and is sure to rake in greater revenues in the year 2018. Nissan is known for the perfect balance of style and performance which is the driving force behind its popularity. The Nissan Versa S Sedan is currently the most cost-friendly hatchback car; priced at $12,780.
6 BMWIf you are planning to purchase a new car in 2018 and brand name reliability along with performance and design excellence are the qualities you look for; look no further than BMW. The BMW brand has been around since 1917 and has only grown from strength to strength. Today BMW has assets worth 188.535 billion Euros and has revenue of 94.163 billion. It is easy to see how this car manufacturer has the means to put out the best cars on the market and effectively does so.
4 FordFord is an American brand that gets credit for being the pioneer in the field of large-scale auto manufacture, and with the advantage of a head start such as this, Ford has dominated the car market for 80 years since its establishment in 1903. Today the Ford brand is a beloved name in North America and is making its presence known all over the world. Ford launched multiple models in 2017 which are sure to gain even greater traction in 2018.
2 HyundaiHyundai is another South Korean entry on this list with a reputation and sales figures that exceed Kia, our earlier entry. Founded in 1967, Hyundai is a known name in almost all of Asia and has made great strides into the western markets in a few short years. Hyundai started selling cars in the United States in 1986, and since then there has been no looking back for this automotive manufacturing giant. Hyundai boasts of total assets of 125.6 billion USD as of 2017 and revenues of 76 billion USD. Hyundai launches new and updated car models almost every year, so you can look forward to buying a Hyundai car in 2018.
1 DaimlerDaimler owns different automotive companies like Mercedes AMG, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes Bharat, Mitsubishi Fuso, and Setra. Hence, it’s easy to see how Daimler finds a place on our list of the world’s best car manufacturers to look out for in 2018. Daimler possesses assets worth 235.118 billion Euros and has impressive revenue of 153.261 billion Euros. The numbers of popular cars that fall under the Daimler banner are too many to name; however, the luxurious Mercedes Benz is sure to ring a bell.