Did You Know: Who Owns Your Favourite Car Brands?

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Here is (useful?) interesting information about who owns some of the car brands that you see on the streets daily.

Did you know that the Hyundai Motor Group produces cars under the Hyundai and Kia brands?

Did you know that Volkswagen makes vehicles under the following marques – Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Skoda, Ducati (motorcycles), MAN (trucks), Scania, and Neoplan?

Did you know that BMW owns both Mini and Rolls-Royce?

Did you know that General Motors produces vehicles under the following brands: Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Baojun, Holden, Jie Fang, Opel, Vauxhall, Wuling, and UzDaewoo? They also have a stake in Isuzu.

Did you know that Peugeot owns the Citroen marque?

Did you know that Honda owns the Acura brand?

Did you know that Tata of India owns Jaguar, Land Rover, Range Rover and Daewoo?

Did you know that Nissan owns the Datsun and Infinity brands?

Did you know that Toyota owns the Scion, Lexus, Daihatsu, and Hino brands?

Did you know that Ford owns the Lincoln brand, and owns stakes in Mazda and Aston Martin?

Did you know that Fiat owns Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Maserati, Ferrari, and Alfa Romeo?

Now you know!

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Mister Mobility

I started blogging about mobile in 2004 as a fun way to share my passion for gadgets and mobile services. My other interests include digital media, speaking and teaching, photography, travelling, and dancing.

0 thoughts on “Did You Know: Who Owns Your Favourite Car Brands?

  • Jan 11, 2014 at 9:53 pm

    You didn’t add mercedes has stake in smart and tesla
    Or ford run saleen brand too
    Mr Mo I love cars Ooº°°º

  • Jan 12, 2014 at 9:45 am

    Waooooo. Now I know!

    But, I said it before. When you buy, say, a Samsung galaxy bla bla, you are actually buying a generic device made somewhere in China, but with the Samsung badge.

    The badge / brand is usually what you buy and pay so much money for. It’s all in your mind.

    Same with cars. Car companies routinely use different parts from different auto companies, and assemble.

    You drive a Ssanyong, and the engine is Mercedes.

    A brother owns a Chevrolet made Geo whose engine bay houses a Toyota Carina from the factory!

    Your Mercury villager Jeep is a variant or technical twin of the Nissan Quest.

    There are Rovers with Honda engines.

    The conclusion?

    Don’t pay attention to all those high flying brands. You are wasting your money. Instead pay attention to the product and get value for money.

    Same happens in the pharmaceutical industries.

    You have the. Emzor or Beecham made Paracetamol. Radically different prices; same product and curative effect.

    Save money when you buy generic items instead of brand names

    • Jan 13, 2014 at 10:17 am

      You are tight bro, just like the range rover housing either a BMW, FORD and JaGUAR engine. Yet Qualcomm makes most of their chipsets or mediatek my brother I just go for any of them.

  • Jan 12, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    Now I go with with a musician by name sharma.
    Am going for motor mixture.
    Mirror Honda, tire hummer, engine Mercedes, horn vespa and boot volvo.

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