Top 10 Car Brands in The World

Top 10 Car Brands in The World

Top 10 Car Brands in The World


All the famous four wheelers from all over the world remain at the top of the discussion throughout the year in terms of business, design and various fields.  These cars and their companies will be discussed in today’s article.




Toyota Motor Corporation, a multinational automotive company, is headquartered in Aichi, Toyota, Japan.  In 2012, the company became the largest automobile manufacturer in the world.  Toyota is the ninth largest company in the world in terms of revenue.  In 1936, Kiyachiro Toyota manufactured the car with the aim of making a subsidiary profit from his father’s company, Toyota Industries.  Three years earlier, in 1934, a division of Toyota Industries produced its first product, the Type A engine.  And in 1936, Toyota made the first passenger car named Double A.  Toyota Motor Corporation’s group of companies includes Toyota (with the Scion brand), Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino Motors.  Toyota Motor Corporation is a part of the Toyota Group.


General Motors (United States)


General Motor Company also known as GM was a subsidiary of General Motor Corporation until 2009.  It is a US-based multinational automotive corporation headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.  General Motors is the second largest company in the world in terms of sales of cars.


The company employs 202,000 people and has a business presence in 157 countries around the world.  And in 31 countries they manufacture cars and trucks, sell them and provide services through various departments and brands.  GM’s affiliate Onster provides vehicle safety and information services.


Volkswagen Group (Germany)


Volkswagen is China’s second largest market, with its subsidiary Volkswagen Group China (VGC) becoming the world’s largest joint venture automobile manufacturer in 2006, selling more than 1 million vehicles.  Car brands in the Volkswagen Group include automakers Audi AG, Bentley Motors Limited, CEAT, koda Auto and Scania AB.  Porsche has recently joined the Volkswagen Group.  The company also sponsors Bagutti Automobiles: SAS, which manufactures the world’s fastest car, the Bagutti Vernon.  The German luxury car company was founded on 26 May 1936 under the leadership of Adolf Hitler.  Adolf Hitler wanted to build people’s cars.  In German, Volkswagen literally means people’s car.


Ford (United States of America)


Henry Ford founded the Ford Motor Company on June 17, 1903.  In addition to the many popular Ford vans and passenger vehicles, Ford also has other types of vehicles.  In 2006, Ford slipped from second to third in General Motors and Toyota’s 58-year business.  In 2008, Ford became the second largest automobile manufacturer in Europe, with sales volume sometimes exceeding the United States and the larger markets of Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom.


Ford’s former UK-based subsidiaries Jaguar and Land Rover were sold to Tata Motors in India in 2006.  And in 2010, Ford sold its Volvo to Gili Automobiles.  Ford and Lincoln also take care of small parts for Mazda in Japan and Aston Martin in the United Kingdom.


Honda (Japan)


Honda is one of the largest car manufacturers in Japan.  It is one of the largest manufacturers of motorcycles and internal combustion engines in the world.  Honda manufactures 14 million internal combustion engines every year.  The company was founded in 1948 by Soichiro Honda, a self-taught engineer.  Honda’s first car was the S500 sports car.  In 1986, Honda was the first automobile manufacturer in Japan to introduce Acura as a distinct luxury brand.  In 2010, Honda became the seventh largest automobile manufacturer in the world.


PSA Pajo Citrain (France)


The company, which makes automobiles of the Peugeot and Citrine models, is a French multinational automobile and motorcycle manufacturer that sells under Peugeot and Citren.


PSA is the second largest automobile manufacturer in Europe and the eighth largest automaker in the world as of 2010.  In December 1984, Paozo bought a 36.2% stake in SA Citrine.


Hyundai, Kia (South Korea)


Hyundai Motors India, the Indian subsidiary of Hyundai, the Kia Automotive Group, is the country’s second largest carmaker.  When Hyundai Motor Company bought a 51% stake in Kia, South Korea’s second largest carmaker, in 1998, it became known as Hyundai, Kia Automotive Group.  Chung Zhu Young founded it as a construction business in 1948, and was directly responsible for it until his death in 2001.


Mercedes Benz (Germany)


The German-based automobile manufacturer is headquartered in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg.  As part of Daimler AG, the company includes Mercedes AMG, McLaren Group, Maybach and Smart.  The name was published in 1928 after it came under the control of Daimler-Benz.


In 1996, Mercedes-AMG became the largest owned division of Mercedes-Benz.  Daimler merged with Chrysler in 1999, and the Mercedes-Benz AMG was launched on January 1, 1999.


Suzuki Motor Corporation (Japan)


Suzuki Motor Corporation became the 10th largest automobile manufacturer in the world in 2007 with 2.8 million vehicles.  Suzuki has 35 major manufacturing facilities in 23 countries and 133 distributors in 192 countries.  Michio Suzuki founded the company in 1909.  For the first thirty years the company has focused on the production and development of its own complex knitting machines.  Later, Michio wanted to diversify products based on the needs of consumers and started making cars.  In 1954, Suzuki began manufacturing 8,000 motorcycles per month, and was officially renamed Suzuki Motors: Company Limited.


Renu-Nissan (Japan)


Since 1999, Japan’s leading automobile company, Nissan, has partnered with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi in partnership with Nissan of Japan, Mitsubishi Motors and Renault of France.  In 2016, the alliance’s automobile companies sold 10 brand cars (Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi Motors, Dacia, Renault, Samsung Motors, Alpine, Lada, Infinity, Lineage, Datsun) in nearly 200 countries.  As of 31 December 2017, they have sold 10,606,38 cars.

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