Like any other year, 2011 produced its particular mix of sales results, profits and losses and other notable figures. A look back at some of the key numerical thresholds, amounts, measures and figures for the auto industry in 2011:
54.5 mpg: Proposed U.S. corporate average fuel economy standard for 2025 model year
25: Percent of Renesas Electronics' global automotive microcontroller capacity affected when the March earthquake knocked out the microchip plant in Naka, Japan.
$220 million: Cost of new Mercedes-Benz store on 11th Avenue in New York, the brand's only U.S. company-owned store