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Tatra

Tatra

Tatra manufacturing company takes its name from the mountains nearby and was founded in 1850 as a really long name that no one who speaks English and doesn’t know other languages would ever be able to pronounce. It began as a wagon and carriage manufacturer and later on produced a motor based vehicle, the first […]

Scion

Scion

Scion was founded in 2003 as a marque for Toyota and produces several economy cars. The Scion car marque was something that was spawned out of Toyota’s failed “Project Genesis” which was an effort and project to attempt to bring in new and also younger buyers so that they would, well, buy more Toyota stuff […]

Rolls-Royce Motors

Rolls-Royce Motors

Here comes probably the most complicated business acquisition ever. Rolls Royce Motors was founded and created out of the ashes of the old Rolls Royce car manufacturer, which had been split into a jet engine manufacturing company, and the latter Rolls Royce was acquired by Vickers. However in 1998 Vickers sold Rolls Royce and they […]

Saleen

Saleen

Saleen was founded in 1983, and remains today as the last small vehicle manufacturer in the United States to have its status as an OEM company intact, and is markedly not a “tuner” company, and is subject to all the same laws and guidelines as any of the big manufacturing firms. Saleen modifies existing vehicles […]

Roewe

Roewe

Roewe is one of the newest car companies today, rising from the ashes of the Rover assets that were originally going to go to the SAIC, but because Ford took the Rover name they were unable to keep is. Thus Roewe was born. The current Roewe cars in production are the Roewe 250 and 750. […]

Rover

Rover

RIP. That’s right, the mighty Rover has been slain – for now. At first the company was called the Starley and Sutton Company, and they made tricycles along with ‘ordinary’ bike (the bicycles with the giant front wheel and tinsy weensy back wheel) until 1888, when Starley made an electrified horseless carriage using all electric […]

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Founded in 1998 Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is the most recent incarnation of the Rolls Royce brand; however from 1998 to 2002 it was jointly owned by VW and BMW. However BMW now owns the full rights and brand name to Rolls-Royce, so this article will look at BMW’s ownership since 1998. Having a grand old […]

Plymouth

Plymouth

Plymouth was founded in the last days of the roaring twenties, in nineteen twenty eight to be specific for you. It was first introduced by Chrysler as their low cost vehicle brand, as until that time they had mostly focused on higher end and more expensive vehicles. What was soon to be had was a […]

Perodua

Perodua

Recently founded just a few years ago in 1993 Perodua is the second manufacturer of automobiles to be set up in Malaysia, and has been producing small and compact (minis) since. Thus far their exports reach several distant lands, such as the UK, Fiji, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Qatar, Malta, Egypt, Brunei, Cyprus, Sri Lanka, […]

Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce

Founded in 1906 by Charles Rolls and his friend Henry Royce the first incarnation of Rolls Royce was that of a car manufacturer that started early in the history of the automotive industry. Their first car was the Silver Ghost that was manufactured from 1906 until 1925, and met great success – having a good […]