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Tue 31 Jan 2017 01:43 PM

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Video: VW overtakes Toyota as world's biggest carmaker

Volkswagen reported last week that its 2016 global sales hit 10-point-31 million cars.

Japan's Toyota fell short of the sales by a total of 10-point-17 million vehicles.\n\nThe German company’s record high global sales came despite its diesel emissions scandal, which sparked a global backlash and multiple lawsuits.\n\nToyota, which had been the world's top-selling automaker for the past four years, estimates global sales would rise to around 10-point-23 million vehicles in 2017.\n\n(Source: PressTV News Videos YouTube channel)