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Toyota's 2019 global vehicle sales trail Volkswagen


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Bragging rights, meanwhile workers at parts suppliers work long hours at slave

wages to make it happen.

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Ten million, ten million, ten million? Right, so about neck and neck then for outright numbers.

I would be interested to see a breakdown of types of vehicles and engine/motor systems for each company.

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Sales for the alliance suffered after the arrest in November 2018 of Carlos Ghosn,

This isn't even remotely true. With the exception of certain luxury vehicle manufacturers such as BMW, Mercedes, and more the auto industry in the NA was down for everyone. Toyota's numbers were no different there than Volkswagen's numbers.

The biggest area that hit Toyota was its numbers in Asia. Their numbers dropped across all markets in Asia tremendously.

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you’re can’t even change the batteries yourself....no thanks

Say what? If you mean the 12V battery, if you can't figure out how to change it on a Volkswagen, your probably not fit for driving anyway.

The hybrid Li-Ion batteries are a totally different story and you can't change those on most brands.

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That’s ok...Ill stick with the Toyota. Volkswagen has managed to screw up the design of their cars, you’re can’t even change the batteries yourself....no thanks.

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