Unformatted text preview: The automotive industry designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells the world's motor vehicles . In 2008, more than 70 million motor vehicles, including cars and commercial vehicles were produced worldwide.  In 2007, a total of 71.9 million new automobiles were sold worldwide: 22.9 million in Europe , 21.4 million in Asia-Pacific , 19.4 million in USA and Canada, 4.4 million in Latin America , 2.4 million in the Middle East and 1.4 million in Africa .  The markets in North America and Japan were stagnant, while those in South America and other parts of Asia grew strongly. Of the major markets, Russia , Brazil , India and China saw the most rapid growth....
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- Spring '11
- World War II, japan, Automobile, automobile industry