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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 […]

Proton

Proton

Established in 1983 Proton was and still is the first automotive manufacturer in Malaysia. The name proton comes from the Malaysian acronym that basically put means the national auto enterprise. Heavily influenced and in some cooperation by and with Mitsubishi motors they made their first vehicle and released it in 1985. It was called the […]

Panoz Auto

Panoz Auto

Panoz Auto is a higher performance car manufacturing firm owned by Italian American Don Panoz, who made his fortune in pharmaceuticals and later became successful in the automobile industry. Originally founded in 1989 it has been a very large success, as in 1997 and since that time they have competed all over the world, along […]

Peugeot

Peugeot

Peugeot was founded way back at the wee end of the 19th century in 1882 as a bicycle manufacturer – however there had been manufacturing in the facility and company since the 1700s, just not wheels and wheeled human powered or motor powered vehicles. In 1889 Armand Peugeot became very interested in automobiles, and fancied […]

Packard

Packard

Packard was founded by William and James Packard along with a business partner George Weiss in 1899 as the Ohio Automobile Company in an effort to make a better car. Weiss was a stockholder in a company called Winton and was dissatisfied with their vehicles, thus with the help of the Packard Brothers he used […]

Oldsmobile

Oldsmobile

In 1897 Ransom E. Olds founded a small car company and they produced vehicles under Ford later, all the way until the line was discontinued in 2004 due to declining sales and declining dealerships that carried the vehicle. Having lasted for almost 110 years, this company would have had its 110th anniversary this year.They began […]

Noble

Noble

Noble was founded in 1998 by a man named Lee Noble who wanted to build high powered extremely fast sports cars in the often troubles and tumultuous market. Currently Noble is a small production sports automobile manufacturer and makes just a few cars a year, however they are lucrative as the cars they manufacture are […]