Since overtaking Japan in 2009, China has been the undisputed leader in terms of car production volume. In 2016, the country manufactured a total of 24 million on its soil. While a large amount of these vehicles are produced in conjunction with big global players such as VW, a significant share of production comes from Chinese companies — most of which those in the west have never actually heard of. The infographic below takes a look at the largest of these manufacturers and sheds light on which are state-owned.
This infographic shows the Chinese manufacturers that produce the most cars.