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1. General Motors (United States) - 9,040,309 vehicles

Buick United States

Cadillac United States

Chevrolet United States

Daewoo Korea

Geo (defunct) United States

GMC United States

Holden Australia

Hummer United States

Oldsmobile (defunct) United States

Opel Germany

Pontiac United States

Saturn United States

Saab Automobile Sweden

Vauxhall United Kingdom

2. Toyota Motor Company (Japan) - 7,100,167 vehicles

Daihatsu Japan

Hino Japan

Lexus Japan

Scion Japan

Toyota Japan

3. Ford Motor Company (United States) - 6,418,416

Ford Motor Company United States

Jaguar United Kingdom

Land Rover United Kingdom

Lincoln United States

Mercury United States

Volvo Cars Sweden

4. Volkswagen AG (VAG) (Germany) - 5,173,351 vehicles

Audi Germany

Bentley United Kingdom

Bugatti France

Lamborghini Italy

SEAT Spain

Škoda Czech Republic

Volkswagen Germany

5. Daimler-Chrysler (Germany)- 4,319,399 vehicles

Chrysler United States

Dodge United States

Eagle (defunct) United States

Jeep United States

Mercedes-Benz Germany

Maybach Germany

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation Japan

Plymouth (defunct) United States

Smart Germany

6. PSA Peugeot Citroën (France) - 3,375,366 vehicles/

Citroën France

Peugeot France

7. Honda (Japan) - 3,372,924 vehicles

Acura Japan

Honda Japan

8. Nissan (Japan) - 3,348,033 vehicles

Infiniti Japan

Nissan Japan

Datsun (defunct) Japan

9. Hyundai (South Korea) - 2,853,436 vehicles

Hyundai Motor Company Korea

Kia Motors Korea

10. Renault (France) - 2,616,818 vehicles

Dacia Romania

Renault France

Renault Samsung Motors Korea

11. Suzuki (Japan) - 2,071,707 vehicles

Maruti Udyog

Suzuki

12. Fiat (Italy) - 1,934,476 vehicles

Alfa Romeo Italy

Ferrari Italy

Fiat Italy

Lancia Italy

Maserati Italy

13. Mitsubishi (Japan) - 1,327,035 vehicles

Mitsubishi Japan

Galloper Europe

14. BMW Group (Germany) - 1,323,119 vehicles

BMW Germany

MINI United Kingdom

Rolls-Royce United Kingdom

15. Mazda (Japan) - 1,285,130 vehicles

Mazda Japan

Ok so this is a list of Car Manufactures and what country they are from, and i just thought this could help some people out.

(Wikipedia)

Edited by Wu-Zi-Mu

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It's weird cause General Motors (which is called Holden here) are bringing over the Hummer to Australian Roads, but they have to modify them for our roads. But i love the Hummer.

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Wu-Zi-Mu - Full Point! This is sweet, good work. One detail to watch, Diamler is selling out their interest in Chrysler, so those links will probably change soon, but still high marks, looks like you did your homework.

Dazza - On the Hummers, is it just a right hand conversion or are they doing other work to. Presume this is because of Australian laws.

MrLlamaLlama - Close. It was almost a Shock when VW bought them. I thought they were Italian, but actually the founder was & set up shop in France. A quick search netted 15,000,000+ results.

This would make a great quick reference on cars.

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Wu-Zi-Mu - Full Point! This is sweet, good work. One detail to watch, Diamler is selling out their interest in Chrysler, so those links will probably change soon, but still high marks, looks like you did your homework.

Dazza - On the Hummers, is it just a right hand conversion or are they doing other work to. Presume this is because of Australian laws.

MrLlamaLlama - Close. It was almost a Shock when VW bought them. I thought they were Italian, but actually the founder was & set up shop in France. A quick search netted 15,000,000+ results.

This would make a great quick reference on cars.

AAAWWW MAN! cut me some fuckin slack! [/joke]

but i suppose you're right, its just the last i knew they were owned by VW... But i guess there's history before that, like all the 'old stlye' bugattis and shit.

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Bugatti is Italian. Yes, it is manufactured in France and owned by Germany (VW), but its still Italian.

Edited by Vincent Valentine

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Bad for Ford but might be good for AM, I recently read somewhere the investors are headed by the same guy that ran Subaru's Rally program for 12 years (I think), that produced the WRX (insert lots of bad language here).

http://dangeruss.net/images/Subaru%20WRX%2...20Hood%20Up.jpg

I'm curious to see what happens to AM with this influence.

Edited by Urbanoutlaw

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Me too UO, i've been a great fan of AM for years, being a brit, and living not terribly far away from the factory itself....

I hope this will give AM a bit more freedom to work on some more 'exciting' designs. Don't get me wrong, the AM's are absolutley gorgeous, but they seem to look a bit... well.... samey...in places... Maybe a few vents here and there, make them look a little more 'radical'

Just my thoughts....

Though they are already amazing... The V8 vantage dissapointed though... And the rapide concept looks beatutiful, was on my calendar last month.. hehe

(i'm sad because i don't have a pr0n calendar :cry: hehe)

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I don't think Ford selling Aston Martin is a mistake for either party. AM wasn't making Ford any money in the states (per the news articles I read about the sale) and Jag really isn't either. I would assume Land Rover isn't either, but I really don't know. I think there must be something wrong with Land Rover. BMW & Ford have sold them off in the past what, 10 years?

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And there gotta be more out there, but i dont know 'em :P

By the way, the logo allways makes me hungry :lol:

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All the GM cars I love fell by the wayside, Cadillac Eldorado (and Seville, really), Oldsmobile, and Pontiac

 

I owned two Olds Cutlass Supremes, one Eldorado and two Sedan Devilles, same vintage in both cases!, I also owned a rare 1989 Firebird Formula 350 convertible, sold lastly to a guy South of me via Craigslist, his mission was to restore it, more to factory specs then I would have liked, but preserving it just the same.

 

The links to anything online being archived will be hard to maintain if you're lax in updating that original thread, since it is so large and covers a lot!

The Internet database is subject to a lot of volitility so anything being maintained for more then 2 years is rather amazing! But as I see it, a requirement for any library of critical information that took a long time to amass electronically

Also, I want to point out a recent TV broadcast I stumbled upon had GM manager Bob Lutz on talking about various facets of his tenure and role at General Motors, it was most fascinating as you learned a lot more from his candid conversations.

I still feel GM never has recovered from the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s. The rich history starts way, way back, pre WW2 I believe, but certainly after the war with GM Design Studios

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