Today will be remembered as a landmark day in the automotive world. As CNBC first told you yesterday, Toyota will be taking the top spot in world wide sales next year, ahead of General Motors. CNBC’s Phil LeBeau has been following developments.
LeBeau said, “ Keep in mind technically Toyota is not #1 in the world yet. The company’s forecast for 2007 puts them at 9.4 million vehicles -- that’s ahead of GM. (GM doesn’t release a forecast but most believe they’re going to build about 9.1 million)
Here are Toyota’s Growth Estimates for 2007: