Major Auto companies of world
1.Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese automobile manufacturing company which is headquartered at Toyota, Aichi, Japan. It is the world’s largest producer of automobiles according to 2013 data (in terms of number of vehicles). It was also the largest producer in 2012. It is the first automobile manufacturer to produce 10 M vehicles per year (as per data of 2012 and 2013).
Volkswagen Group is a German multinational automotive company headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. It designs as well as manufacturers passenger and commercial vehicles, motorcycles, engines and turbo machinery. Volkswagen means “people’s car” in German. Its current slogan is “Das Auto” (“The Car”). The company has its operations in approximately 150 countries and operates 100 production facilities across 27 countries.
Daimler AG is a German multinational automotive company and is headquartered in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach because of its divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services. Its current brand portfolio includes Mercedes-Benz, the brands smart, Freightliner, Western Star, BharatBenz, Fuso, Setra and Thomas Built Buses.
Daimler Mercedes Benz,Major Auto companies of world
4.BMW Group Bayerische Motoren Werke AG is a German automobile, motorcycle and engines manufacturing company. It was founded in 1916 and is headquartered at Munich, Bavaria, Germany. The BMW Group’s activities in more than 150 countries are coordinated from the “four-cylinder” headquarters building in Munich.
Ford Motor Company is an American multinational car-maker. It is headquartered at Detroit, Michigan. It sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the brand name Ford and luxury cars under the brand name Lincoln. It owns stakes in many companies like Mazda of Japan, Jiangling of China and Aston Martin of UK. Also it operates joint ventures viz. Changan Ford Mazda and Ford Lio Ho (China), Auto Alliance Thailand, Ford Otosan (Turkey), Ford Sollers (Russia). It also own Brazilian SUV manufacturer, Troller and Australian manufacturer FPV.