The 10 most valuable auto companies in the world

These are the biggest names in the auto industry.

Tesla Inc (ticker: TSLA) stock achieved another milestone recently, briefly surpassing German luxury automaker BMW in market capitalization on June 9 as it continues its climb as one of the world's most valuable auto manufacturers in the world. Tesla is unique among most auto peers in that the majority of its market valuation comes from future projections rather than current production.

Here's a look at the 10 biggest auto companies, according to current stock prices:

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