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Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A. is an Italian car manufacturer. It was founded in 1910 and has its headquarters in Milan. Alfa has a very rich history and is known for its achievements in motorsport.
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American LaFrance (ALF) is an emergency and vocational vehicle manufacturer, currently based in Summerville, South Carolina. Focusing primarily on emergency apparatus fire engines and fire aerial incl...
Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd is a British manufacturer of luxury sports cars. It was founded in 1913 and has its headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire, England.
Audi is based in Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany. The company with its history starting in 1899 is owned by Volkswagen AG since 1964 and produce solely (luxury) cars and engines. It has production facili...
Bentley Motors Limited is a manufacturer of luxury automobiles. It was founded in 1919 and has its headquarters in Crewe, England. Currently Bentley is owned by the Volkswagen Group of Germany.
BMW, or Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, is a German car and motorcycle manufacturer, mostly luxury and performance cars. It was founded in 1916 and has its headquarters in Munich, Germany. Besides it own...
Bristol Cars is a small manufacturer of luxury cars. It was founded in 1945 and has its headquarters in Filton (close to Bristol, England.
British Leyland was a (of course) British manufacturer of cars. It was founded as British Leyland Motor Corporation Ltd in 1968 and became defunct again in 1986. It was part of several (somewhat compl...
Bugatti was manufacturer of high performance cars. was founded in 1909 and had its headquarters in Molsheim, France. It produced some great and expensive as well as some very fast cars in its time. Th...
Buick is a manufacturer of (mostly) luxury cars and is based in the United States of America. It was founded in 1903 and has its headquarters in Detroit, Michigan. It is part of the General Motors Com...
Cadillac is a brand of luxury cars currently owned by General Motors. It was founded in 1902 and has its headquarters in Detroit, Michigan USA. Although the brand is carried in over fifty countries yo...
Chevrolet is a General Motors brand of cars, ranging from small compacts to commercial trucks. It was founded in 1911 and has its headquarters in Detroit, Michigan (USA).
Chrysler LLC is a manufacturer of cars, SUVs and Vans and was founded in 1925 as Chrysler Corporation (in America). For a 10 year period (1998 to 2007) Chrysler was part of the German based DaimlerChr...
Citroën is a French car manufacturer and is part of PSA Peugeot Citroën. It was founded in 1919 and has its headquarters in Paris, France. It produces mostly passenger cars and vans, some of them st...
Automobile Dacia S.A. is a Romanian car manufacturer. Dacia was founded in 1966 and has its headquarters in Mioveni, Argeş, Romania. Since 1999 it is a subsidiary of Renault.
Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd is a Japanese car manufacturer. Daihatsu was founded in 1907 and has its headquarters in Ikeda, Japan.
The Daimler Motor Company was a British manufacturer of (amongst others) automobiles. Daimler was founded in 1896 and had its headquarters in Coventry, England.
However from 1960 Daimler is a divisio...
Dodge is a US based manufacturer of cars, SVU, pickups and vans. It was founded in 1900 and has its headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The brand changed ownership to Chrysler LLC in 1928 and with...
Ferrari S.p.A. is a manufacturer of high performance sports cars. It was founded in 1947 and has its headquarters in Maranello, Italy. Before 1947 it was producing race cars (since 1928) as Scuderia ...
Fiat, or Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (Italian Automobile Factory of Turin), is an Italian manufacturer of cars. The group also produces or participates in other companies that produce buses, c...
Ford Motor Company is one of the world largest car manufacturers. It has produced cars, trucks, buses, tractors and so on and operates globally. It was founded in 1903 and has its headquarters in Dear...
Ginetta Cars is a British manufacturer of sports cars. It was founded in 1958 and has its headquarters in Garforth, Leeds, England.
GMC, is a manufacturer / brand of SUVs, pick-ups , vans and trucks mostly used in the USA. It is owned by General Motor Corporation, one of the largest car manufacturers in the world. General Motors m...
Hispano-Suiza was a Spanish luxury automotive and engineering firm, best known for their cars, engines.
GM Holden Ltd is an automaker that operates and is based in Australia. In the 1900s the companyentered into the automotive field, becoming a subsidiary of the U.S.-based General Motors (GM) in 1931.
Honda Motor Company Ltd. is a large automobile manufacturer (amongst other things). It produces cars, motorcycles, trucks and even aircraft. It was founded in 1948 and has its headquarters in Minato, ...
Jaguar Cars Ltd. is a manufacturer of luxury cars. It was founded in 1922 (though it was called Swallow Sidecar Company before the 2nd World War) and has its headquarters in Coventry, England. Jaguar ...
Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. is a manufacturer of modern styled performance cars. It was founded in 1963 and has its headquarters in Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy.
Its corporate history is again a ric...
Lancia Automobiles S.p.A. is a manufacturer of mostly cars, though it has also produced trucks, buses and military vehicles. It was founded in 1906, has its headquarters in Turin, Italy and became a s...
Land Rover is a British car manufacturer specialised in four-wheel drive vehicles. It is the second-oldest four-wheel drive car brand in the world, after Jeep.
Lincoln has been manufacturing luxury cars since 1920s. It was founded in 1917 and five years later acquired by Ford. It has its headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.A.
Lotus Cars is a manufacturer of sports and racing cars. It was founded in 1952 and has its headquarters in Hethel, Norfolk, England. Like many of the car manufacturers Lotus changed ownership several ...
Maserati is a manufacturer of racing and (luxury) sports cars. It was founded in 1914 and has its headquarters in Modena, Italy. In 1968 ownership was transferred to Citroen, in 1975 it moved to De To...
Mécanique Avion TRAction or Matra was a French manufacturer of cars, bicycles and military equipment. It had some successes in racing in the 1960s and 1970s and produced cars (mostly Renault powered ...
Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH is a manufacturer of luxury cars. It was founded in 1909 and has its headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. It started of as a subsidiary of Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH (yep, Zepp...
Mazda Motor Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of cars. It was founded in 1920 and has its headquarters in Fuchū, Japan.
Mercedes-Benz is a German manufacturer of cars, vans, trucks and buses. It was founded in 1881 and has an extensive history. MB is currently owned by Daimler AG and has its headquarters in Stuttgart, ...
Mercury is a manufacturer of luxury cars based in the US. The marque was created in 1939 by Edsel Ford to position it between the Ford brand and Lincoln. It has its headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan,...
MG Cars was a manufacturer of open, saloon and coupés sports cars. It was founded in 1924 and had its headquarters in Oxford, United Kingdom. The brand name has been dormant several times but equally...
Morgan Motor Company is a manufacturer of hand assembled cars based in Malvern, England. It was founded in 1909 by HFS Morgan and has always been managed by the family.
Besides the very familiar two ...
Oldsmobile manufacturer of luxury cars owned by General Motors. It was founded by R. Olds in 1897 and had its headquarters in Lansing, Michigan, USA. GM has retired the marque in April 2004.
Adam Opel GmbH is a German manufacturer of cars, SUVs and light vans. It was founded in 1863 (so plenty of time in which to produce some great classics!) and is now part of General Motors Europe. Opel...
Panhard was a manufacturer of cars, though production of civil vehicles stopped in 1968 and Panhard now only produces military vehicles. It was founded in 1887, though ownership has been in the hands ...
Peugeot is a large French automobile manufacturer. It was founded in 1882 and is now part of PSA Peugeot Citro�n, the 2nd largest car manufacturer in Europe. The company has its headquarters in Souc...
Porsche SE is a manufacturer of high performance cars. It was founded in 1931 and has its headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany.
Renault S.A. is a French manufacturer of cars, vans, buses and trucks. It was founded in 1899 and Renault has its headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. Besides producing automobiles under the ...
Rolls-Royce is a manufacturer of luxury (very luxury) cars. It was founded in 1906 as Rolls-Royce Limited and currently has its headquarters in Goodwood England. The company split off its car division...
Saab Automobile AB is a manufacturer of cars based in Trollhättan, Sweden. It was founded in 1947 by Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget. Ownership of Saab has changed several times: partnering with Scania...
Škoda Auto is a manufacturer of mainly cars in the Czech Republic. Škoda was founded in 1895, though only since 1924 under its current name. Since 1991 Skoda is a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group....
Spyker was a Dutch manufacturer of automobiles. It was founded in 1880 and had its headquarters in Hilversum (initially) and Amsterdam (later). The company ran into financial troubles and production s...
Suzuki Motor Corporation is a manufacturer of cars, motorbikes, ATV's and a lot more. It was founded in 1909 and has its headquarters in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan.
Tatra is a manufacturer of cars and trucks. It was founded in 1850 as as Schustala & Company (producing wagons and carriages), renaming itself in 1918, and has its headquarters in Kopřivnice, Czech R...
Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese car manufacturer, though it has manufacturing facilities all over the world. It was founded in 1937 and has its headquarters in Toyota City, Aichi, Japan.
Vauxhall Motors is a British car manufacturer. It shares many of its car designs with Opel (also GM owned). Vauxhall was founded in 1903 and was acquired by GM as early as 1925. It has its headquarter...
Volkswagen (Volkswagen Passenger Cars and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles) is a large German car manufacturer. It has cars, SUVs and vans in its assortment. Besides its own brand it owns / produces car...
Volvo is a Swedish manufacturer of cars, trucks and buses. Volvo was founded in 1927 and has its headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden. Currently it is owned by Ford Motor Company.