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Car Manufacturers Around the World

Japan still reigns supreme as the country that manufactures the most automobiles. And based on the country’s current production, it doesn’t look as if Japan is going to surrender this title anytime soon.

That doesn’t mean that China, the United States and Germany are slouches. These countries, which rank second, third and fourth, continue to produce a significant number of automobiles each year, too.

Japan produced more than 11.5 million vehicles in 2008. That gave the country a healthy lead on runner-up China, which produced more than 9.3 million vehicles. The United States, even with its down economy and domestic automaker problems, wasn’t too far behind China. The country produced more than 8.7 million vehicles in 2008.

 

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Source : www.theautoinsurance.com

Automobile Fuel Economy and Costs [Infographic]

The cost of your vehicle may not end up being the most expensive cost you have. Depending on what kind of car you drive, fuel may end up costing nearly as much as the car! Here’s a look at some of the best and worst cars in terms of cost of fuel.

These costs are annual, and based on a driver traveling 15,000 miles a year (55% in the city and 45% on a highway). It also assumes that gas costs $2.67 per gallon.

 

gas guzzlers

Link : www.theautoinsurance.com