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Where was my car built?

An infographic by: WHERE WAS MY CAR BUILT? CARFAX VEHICLE HISTORY REPORTS MANUFACTURER IDENTIFIER VEHICLE DESCRIPTOR SECTION VEHICLE IDENTIFIER SECTION 1 HG CM8 26 33 A 004352 Country Manufecturer ype Production Number Plant Country: DECODE THE VIN VIN Starts With: The VIN number of a car assembled in the United States will begin with a 1,4, or 5. The 11th digit of the VIN number indicates the specific plant it was assembled at. Each manufacturer has its own system for determining the letter or number used. China In the United States, there are a total of 41 assembly plants operated by 13 manufactures in 15 states. 1,4 or 5 USA W or SN-ST Germany Did You Know? General Motors operates the most assembly plants in the US with 12 plants in 7 states. MADE IN THE USA In 2010 there were 7.7 million vehicles prdouced in the 5 of every 10 cars sold in the US were assembled United States. About 19% of the vehicles built in the US 54% are exported to other countries. 54% of the cars sold in the US are assembled in the US. by American workers. Top manufacturers by production volume: GM Ford Honda Toyota Chrysler 1.7 (1.6 954) (945 838 MILLION MILLION THOUSAND THOUSAND THOUSAND Sources: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA), The Wall Street Journal 111111111

Where was my car built?

shared by winformatron on Sep 25
Ever wonder what the various numbers and letters in a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) mean? Here’s an infographic that should shed some light on the topic and help you decipher where your car ac...




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