Germans closing in

Volkswagen had 27,644 cars on the road at the end of last year - almost 700 per cent more than the 3,475 it had in 2007.
Volkswagen had 27,644 cars on the road at the end of last year - almost 700 per cent more than the 3,475 it had in 2007.PHOTO: ST FILE

The population of BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen soars against shrinking Japanese cohort

If you seem to be seeing more Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Volkswagen cars on the road, it is because there are indeed a lot more of them now.

According to 10-year figures provided by the Land Transport Authority, the German makes have posted the biggest expansion, with Volkswagen leading the pack.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 01, 2018, with the headline 'Germans closing in'. Print Edition | Subscribe