All Car Brands

On this website, you will find a detailed list of the most popular and best car brands. There are 100s of car brands in the world, most of these car brand will come and go, but there are some that have forever made their place in the automotive industry.

To get a better understanding of these car brands, we must look at the history of the automobile. The first automobile powered by an internal combustion engine was designed by Francois Rivaz in 1807. But the first major breakthrough was made in 1886, when Karl Benz invented the first gasoline powered automobile. A few years later, with the help of assembly lines, the automotive industry took off. In 1930, there were more than 32 million automobile in use, and USA had produced over 90% of these. Since 2008, China has been leading in automobile production, with more than 19 million units manufactured in 2012.

Make sure to check out our detailed articles on car brands from different countries: German cars, American cars, French cars, Chinese cars, British cars, and Italian cars.

Below you will find an alphabetical list of top car brands with their logos and some important information.

Abarth

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Founded: March 31, 1949

Headquarters: Turin, Italy

Parent (Owned by): FCA Italy S.p.A

COO: Alfredo Altavilla

Alfa Romeo

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Founded: June 24, 1910

Headquarters: Turin, Italy

Owner: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

President: John Elkann

Aston Martin

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Founded: 1913

Headquarters: Gaydon, Warkwickshire, England, United Kingdom

Owner: Prestige Motor Holdings (39%)

Chairman of Board: Rupert Stadlet

Audi

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Founded: June 29, 1932

Headquarters: Ingolstadt, Germany

Owner: Volkswagen Group (99.55%)

CEO: Andy Palmer

Bentley

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Founded: January 18, 1919

Headquarters: Crewe, England, United Kingdom

Parent: Volkswagen Group

CEO: Wolfgang Durheimer

BMW

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Founded: March 7, 1916

Headquarters: Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Parent: Volkswagen Group

CEO: Harald Kruger

Bugatti

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Founded: 1909

Headquarters: Molsheim, Alsace, France

Parent: Volkswagen Group

Key People: Ettore Buggati, Jean Bugatti

Cadillac

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Founded: August 22, 1902

Headquarters: New York City, New York, United States

Owner: General Motors

Caterham

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Founded: 1973

Headquarters: Crawley, Sussex, England

Parent: Caterham Group

Chevrolet

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Founded: November 3, 1911

Headquarters: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Owner: General Motors Company

Senior VP: Alan Batey

Chrysler

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Founded: June 6, 1925

Headquarters: Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States

Parent: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

CEO: Sergio Marchionne

Citroen

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Founded: 1919

Headquarters: Saint-Ouen, France

Parent: PSA Peugeot Citroen

Director: Linda Jackson

Dacia

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Founded: 1966

Headquarters: Mioveni, Arges, Romania

Parent: Renault

President: Luc-Alexandre Menard

Ferrari

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Founded: 1947

Headquarters: Maranello, Italy

Parent: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Chairman: Sergio Marchionne

Fiat

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Founded: July 11, 1899

Headquarters: Turin, Italy

Parent: FCA Italy S.p.A

President: John Elkann

Ford

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Founded: June 16, 1903

Headquarters: Dearborn, Michigan, United States

Owner: Ford Family

President/CEO: Mark Fields

Honda

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Founded: October 1946

Headquarters: Minato, Tokyo, Japan

Owner: Japan Trustee Services Bank (6.46%)…

Chairman: Fumihiko Ike

Hyundai

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Founded: December 29, 1967

Headquarters: Seoul, South Korea

Parent: Hyundai Motor Group

CEO: Chung Mong-koo

Infiniti

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Founded: 1989

Headquarters: Hopewell Centre ,Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Parent: Nissan

President: Roland Kruger

Jaguar

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Founded: 1922

Headquarters: Whitley, Coventry, United Kingdom

Parent: Jaguar Land Rover

CEO: Dr Ralf Speth

Jeep

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Founded: 1941

Headquarters: USA

Parent: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

CEO: Michael Manley

Kia

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Founded: June 9, 1944

Headquarters: Seoul, South Korea

Owner: Hyundai Motor Company (33.88%)

Parent: Hyundai Motor Group

CEO: Hyoung-Keun Lee

Lamborghini

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Founded: October 30, 1963

Headquarters: Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy

Parent: Audi

President: Stephan Winkelmann

Land Rover

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Founded: 1948

Headquarters: Whitley, Coventry, United Kingdom

Parent: Jaguar Land Rover

CEO: Ralf Speth

Lexus

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Founded: 1989

Headquarters: Nagoya, Japan

Owner: Toyota

Director: Tokuo Fukuichi

Lotus

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Founded: 1952

Headquarters: Hethel, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

Parent: Proton Holdings Berhad

CEO: Jean-Marc Gales

Maserati

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Founded: December 1, 1914

Headquarters: Modena, Italy

Parent: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

CEO: Herald J. Wester

Mazda

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Founded: 1920

Headquarters: Japan

Chairman: Seita Kanai

McLaren

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Founded: 1989

Headquarters: Surrey, United Kingdom

Owner: McLaren Technology Group (82%)

CEO: Ron Dennis

Mercedes-Benz

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Founded: 1926

Headquarters: Stuttgart, Germany

Owner: Daimler AG

Chairman: Dieter Zetsche

Mitsubishi

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Founded: 1870

Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan

CEO: Ken Kobayashi

Nissan

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Founded: December 26, 1933

Headquarters: Yokohama, Japan

Owner: Renault

CEO: Carlos Ghosn

Pagani

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Founded: 1992

Headquarters: MO, Italy

CEO: Horacio Pagani

Peugeot

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Founded: 1810

Headquarters: Sochaux, France

Parent: PSA Peugeot Citroen

CEO: Carlos Tavares

Porsche

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Founded: 1931

Headquarters: Stuttgart, Germany

Owner: Volkswagen Group

Chairman: Wolfgang Porsche

Renault

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Founded: February 25, 1899

Headquarters: Boulogne-Billancourt, France

CEO: Carlos Ghosn

Saab

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Founded: 1945

Headquarters: Trollhatan, Sweden

Parent: Nevs

CEO: Mattias Bergman

Subaru

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Founded: 1953

Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan

Parent: Fuji Heavy Industries

CEO: Takeshi Tachimori

Suzuki

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Founded: 1909

Headquarters: Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan

Owner: Volkswagen Group

CEO: Osamu Suzuki

Tesla

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Founded: 2003

Headquarters: Palo Alto, California, USA

Owner: Elon Musk (22.25%)

CEO: Elon Musk

Toyota

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Founded: August 28, 1937

Headquarters: Toyota, Aichi, Japan

Chairman: Takeshi Uchiyamada

Vauxhall

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Founded: 1857

Headquarters: England, United Kingdom

Owner: General Motors Company

CEO: Tim Tozer

Volkswagen

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Founded: May 28, 1937

Headquarters: Wolfsburg, Germany

Parent: Volkswagen Group

Chairman: Martin Winterkorn

Volvo

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Founded: 1927

Headquarters: Gothenburg, Sweden

Chairman: Carl-Henric Svanberg

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