With every minute, the competition in the automobile industry increases. The automobile industry has come a long way from the days when motorized wagons were replaced by animal carts to the days of the more affordable Ford model T. The changes have been so drastic such that automobile manufacturers are now making cars for fun. The following car manufacturers list enlists ten of biggest players currently in the world.
Tata is one of the company manufacturing cars in India. The company was formally known as TELCO and currently remains as India’s multinational automotive manufacturing company. Its Headquarters is situated in Mumbai, India.
Hyundai, South Korea
The company was founded in 1967 by Chung Ju-yung and remains one of the top automobile companies in the world. It has its Headquarters in Seoul, Korea. The brand is operated by Hyundai Kia Automotive Group. Some of their cars include; the ‘Excel’, Hyundai Sonata, i30 and i40.
Originally, the company manufactured cars using the name Datsun. It was founded in 1933. Its Headquarters are situated in Yokohama, Japan. In 2008, Nissan entered into alliances with Renault due to economic reasons.
This automobile company was founded in 1909 by August Horch. The company has its Headquarters situated in Inolstadt, Germany. Audi is associated with a four ring Audi logo which basically represents the four companies that came together to create this company.
Mercedes Benz, Germany
The well-known automobile company was founded in 1885 by Karl Benz. Its Headquarters is situated in Stuttgart Germany. The company is known for manufacturing some of the world’s most expensive cars. Mercedes-Benz is rated amongst German Big 3 automakers including Audi, and BMW.
Coming in at number five in our top car manufacturers list is Honda. The multinational corporation was founded on 28th Sep 1948. The company has its Headquarters situated in Minato Tokyo. The company initially produced motorcycles.
This American Automaker company was founded in 1903 by Henry Ford. Its Headquarters is situated in Dearborn, Michigan. In the US, Ford ranks as the second largest automaker company. The company is popularly known for selling vehicles and automobiles using the Ford brand and sell their luxury cars under the Lincoln brand.
The Japanese automobile company was found by Kiichiro Toyoda in 1937. The company has its Headquarters situated in Toyota, Aichi. The company made their first ever passenger car dubbed the Toyota AA in 1936. Toyota earns estimated annual revenue of around ¥ 18.5 trillion.
General Motors, USA
The company is commonly known as GM and is one of American’s automobile multinational corporations. The company was founded on the 16th of September, 1908. Among the many automobile manufacturers that are found in the US, GM is the largest. The company has its Headquarters situated in Detroit, Michigan.
The Germany situated automobile company was founded on the 28th of May, 1937. The term ‘volk’ actually means ‘people’ in German hence the reason why it is commonly referred to as ‘the people’s car’.