Robert Sawatzky
Jun 11, 2019

Top Japanese auto brands hold lead over luxury, Asian rivals

Toyota still outpaces German luxury car brands, while Honda and Yamaha are top in motorcycles. But Indian and Chinese auto brands are edging up.

A new Toyota parked in the Philippines, one of 5 APAC markets where Toyota remains tops.

CATEGORY ANALYSIS AUTOMOTIVE

Still the top-selling car brand in the world, it's not surprising that Toyota hung on to the top spot in the automotive category in the Asia's Top 1000 Brands survey in 2019. The Japanese automaker remains number one in five of 14 APAC markets Japan, Australia, Thailand, Philippines and New Zealand. But that's one fewer than last year after ceding Malaysia to its Japanese rival Honda this year....

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