In this post we have written the list of top 10 most Popular automobile car manufacturing companies. We have given ranking to automobile companies by considering number of social media followers to company. Social media that we have considered are Google+, twitter and Facebook. Calculation of number of followers is made on basis of calculating sum of total followers in Facebook, Google+ and twitter . Only the company’s worldwide social accounts are considered (Regional social media accounts are not considered while making this analysis). If the company doesn’t have worldwide account, USA accounts are considered for making analysis.
General Motors is known as GM. It is an American Multinational corporation. General Motors manufactures are Automobile parts Commercial Vehicles. GM couldn’t be successful in getting followers from fFacebookit stands 10th position with 2883k fans.
Fiat is the main Italian car manufacturer, founded in 1900. It owns the company Chrysler. Fiat products are Automobiles, commercial vehicles, auto parts, newspapers. Fiat company has 30 lakhs followers in social media which makes it to stand in ninth position.
Honda Motor Company Ltd. is a Japanese company famously known as a manufacturer of automobiles, motorcycles and power equipment. Honda is the world largest two wheeler manufacture from the past 50 years. Honda has nearly 40 lakhs fans.
Hyundai Group is a multinational chaebol headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Honda was founded in 1947 as a construction. Hyundai products are Automobiles, Heavy industry, Finance and Insurance, Construction, Engineering, Retail, Aerospace, Defense and Steel. Hyundai has good number of fans in social media which sums up to 4,411,000 including facebook, google+, twitter.
Kia Motors Corporation is South Korea’s second-largest automobile manufacturer. Kia’s products are automobiles, Luxury cars and Commercial vehicles. It stands sixth in position in social media following with around 5 billion followers.
Ford Motor company is an American multinational Automaker. Ford Motor Company Automobile products are Luxury Vehicles Commercial Vehicles Automotive parts. Ford stands fifth in social media fans with 4,988,000 followers.
Audi is a German automobile manufacturer that designs, engineers, produces, markets and distributes automobiles. Audi manufactures only luxury cars. It has clear leader on twitter with 810,000 fans, with overall 11,667,000 fans.
Nissan Group products are Industrial machinery, telecommunications, power plants, information systems, electronics, automotive, materials, financial services, construction. It is third position with 13,791,000 followers.
Mercedes-Benz is a German automobile manufacturer, a multinational division of the German manufacturer Daimler AG. Mercedes-Benz is used for luxury automobiles, buses, coaches and trucks. Benz stands second in social network with 19,857,000 fans.
BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke AG) is a German automobile company. BMW products are luxury vehicles, motorcycles and bicycles.
It stands first position in the social media with 23,276,000 followers.
Below table shows the social media fans count of top 10 automobile manufacturing companies.
There is no positive correlation between increase in sales and increase in social media fans.
All these data were collected on August 15th, 2014.