History of the Automotive Industry

US

Elmore Manufacturing Company

1893 - 1912

Oldsmobile Co.

1897 - April 29, 2004

Dodge Brothers Company

1900 - Present

Cadillac Motor Car Division

August 22, 1902 - Present

Buick Motor Division

May 19 1903 - Present

Ford Motor Company

June 16 1903 - Present

Cartercar

1905 - 1915

Oakland Motor Car Company

1907 - 1931

Chevrolet Division

3 November 1911 - Present

GMC Division

1912 - Present

Scripps-Booth

1913 - 1923

Lincoln Motor Company

August 1917 - Present

Chrysler Division

June 6 1925 - Present

Pontiac

1926 - October 31, 2010

LaSalle

1927 - 1940

Plymouth

July 7 1928 - 2001

Marquette Motor Company

1929 - 1930

Viking

1929 - 1931

Mercury

1938 - January 2, 2011

Jeep

1941 - Present

Kaiser Motors

July 25, 1945 - 1953

American Motors Corporation

January 14, 1954 - 1988

Edsel Division

1957 - 1959

DeLorean Motor Company

October 24, 1975 - January 1982

Saturn Corporation

January 7, 1985 - October 31, 2010

Eagle

1988 - 1999

Geo

1989 - 1997

Hummer

1992 - May 24 2010

Tesla Motors

2003 - Present

Ram Truck Division

2009 - Present

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Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd.

March 1, 1907 - Present

Suzuki Motor Corporation

1909 - Present

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation

October, 1917 - Present

Mazda Motor Corporation

1920 - Present

Datsun

1931 - Present

Nissan Motor Co

December 26, 1933 - Present

Isuzu Motors Ltd.

30 Mar 1934 - Present

Toyota Motor Corporation

August 28, 1937 - Present

Hino Motors Ltd.

May 1, 1942 - Present

Honda Motor Co. Ltd.

October 1946 - Present

Prince Motors Ltd.

June 30, 1947 - August 1, 1966

Subaru

July 15, 1953 - Present

Acura

March 27, 1986 - Present

Infiniti

1989 - Present

Lexus Division

1989 - Present

Scion

June 9, 2003 - August 2016

Ranz

April 2013 - Present

UK

Vauxhall Motors

1857 - Present

The Daimler Company Limited

1896 - Present

Lagonda

1906 - Present

Morgan Motor Company

1910 - Present

Aston Martin Limited

1913 - Present

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Bentley Motors Limited

18 January 1919 - Present

Jaguar Cars

1922 - Present

Land Rover

1948 - Present

Lotus Cars Limited

1952 - Present

Lister Cars

30 July 1954 - Present

MINI

1959 - Present

McClaren Automotive

1963 - Present

Westfield Sportscars Ltd

1982 - Present

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

March 1998 - Present

Noble Automotive Ltd.

1999 - Present

Spyker Cars

1999 - Present

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Mercedes-Benz

1900 - Present

Audi AG

1910 - Present

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG

7 March 1916 - Present

Dr.-Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG

1931 - Present

Volkswagen AG

January 4, 1937 - Present

Smart Automobile

1994 - Present

It

Fiat Automobiles S.p.A.

July 11, 1899 - Present

Lancia Automobiles S.p.A.

29 November 1906 - Present

Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A.

24 June 1910 - Present

Maserati S.p.A.

1 December 1914 - Present

Ferrari S.p.A.

13 September 1939 - Present

Abarth & C. S.p.A.

March 31, 1949 - Present

De Tomaso Modena SpA

1959 - 2004

Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.

30 October 1963 - Present

Pagani Automobili S.p.A.

1992 - Present

DR Motor Company SpA

2006 - Present

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Kia Motors Corporation

December 11, 1944 - Present

Hyundai Motor Company

December 29, 1967 - Present

Genesis Motors

4 November 2015 - Present

Fr

Automobiles Citroën S.A.

1919 - Present

Sw

Volvo Personvagnar AB

14 April 1927 - Present

SAAB Automobile AB

1945 - Present