On April 26, Toyota Motor Corporation announced its production, domestic sales, and export results for the 2015 fiscal year (April 2015 to March 2016). According to these results, Toyotaâ€™s global production (including Daihatsu and Hino) fell 0.7% from the previous year to around 10,094,000 units.
Meanwhile, the Volkswagen Groupâ€™s global sales for fiscal 2015 were around 9,950,000 units. Toyota sales exceeded Volkswagenâ€™s by nearly 140,000 units as it ranked in atop global sales for the first time in two years.
The Volkswagen Groupâ€™s global sales for fiscal 2015 were a 2.3% drop from the previous year. This was due mostly to the gas emissions scandal revealed last September in the US, which has impacted Volkswagenâ€™s performance worldwide.
Moreover, this was the third year in a row that Toyota has surpassed the 10 million-unit mark in global sales.