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A few of the major car manufacturer listings and automaker links are listed below. Companies like General Motors, Chrysler, Ford dominate the auto industry, start your research using the links below.


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Automakers, Car Manufacturers

DaimlerChrysler
DaimlerChrysler has it's headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany and Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA. They are a prominent automobile and truck manufacturer, formed in 1998 by the buyout of the Chrysler Corporation (USA) by Daimler-Benz (Germany). At that time it was presented with marketing portraying as a "merger of equals" - The company produces cars and trucks under Mercedes-Benz and Chrysler brands. Other car brands offered are: Smart and Maybach on the Daimler-Benz side, Dodge and Jeep on the Chrysler side. The company also had shares in the Japanese car company Mitsubishi and the car operations of Korean manufacturer Hyundai. As of 2002, the merged company appeared to run two independent product lines, with few signs of corporate integration. In 2003 however, it was revealed by the Detroit News that the "merger of equals" was, in fact, a buyout. This news came forth as new products such as the Chrysler Crossfire (using extensive Mercedes parts) and the Dodge Sprinter/Freightliner Sprinter (a rebadged Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van) came to market. Future cars are to share platforms across all of DaimlerChrysler's brands.
- American Motors (no longer sold)
- Nash (no longer sold)
- Hudson (no longer sold}
- Eagle (no longer sold)
- Jeep
- Chrysler
- Imperial (no longer sold)
- Willys-Overland (no longer sold)
- Maxwell (no longer sold)
- Dodge
- Plymouth (no longer sold)
- De Soto (no longer sold)

 



 

General Motors
General Motors Corporation, also known as GM, is a United States-based automobile maker with worldwide operations and brands including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Daewoo, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Oldsmobile, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab, and Vauxhall. Chevrolet and GMC divisions produce trucks, as well as passenger vehicles, while Oldsmobile were being phased out during 2004. Other brands include ACDelco, Allison Transmission, and General Motors Electro-Motive Division that produces diesel-electric locomotives. GM also has stakes in Isuzu, Subaru, and Suzuki in Japan, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, and Lancia in Italy and also has a joint venture with Auto Vaz (Lada) in Russia. In December 2003, it acquired Delta in South Africa, which is now a fully-owned subsidiary, General Motors South Africa. GM's headquarters are in Detroit, Michigan. General Motors is the world's largest vehicle manufacturer and employs over 340,000 people. In 2001 GM through all its branches sold 8.5 million vehicles. In 2002 GM sold 15% of all cars and trucks in the world.
- AM General (not sold to private individuals; similar vehicles are sold to ordinary consumers as HUMMERs)
- Buick
- Cadillac
- Chevrolet
- Fiat (interest)
- Daewoo (sold as Suzuki and Chevrolet in the United States)
- Geo (no longer sold)
- GMC
- Holden (Australia)
- Hummer
- Isuzu (interest)
- LaSalle (no longer sold)
- Oldsmobile (no longer sold)
- Opel (Germany)
- Pontiac
- Saturn
- Saab
- Subaru (interest)
- Suzuki (interest)
- Vauxhall (UK)

 



 

Ford
The Ford Motor Company is an automobile maker founded by Henry Ford in Highland Park, Michigan, and incorporated in 1903. Ford radically reformed the methods for large-scale manufacturing of cars, and large-scale management of an industrial workforce. Ford implemented the first assembly line using interchangeable parts, which made it possible to put the cars together at a much lower cost and with greater reliability and repeatability. The headquarters of Ford Motor Company is located in Dearborn, Michigan.
- Aston Martin
- Edsel (no longer sold)
- Jaguar
- Land Rover
- Continental
- Lincoln
- Mazda (controlling interest)
- Mercury
- Merkur (no longer sold)
- Volvo Cars
 


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