Who owns Who? largest automakers in the world

A turn off the scandalous retreat of 2008 was that it joined the car business and further fortified it. Deals were hit hard all around driving different brands to exchange hands after the bailout. This helped the general business to return to another structure of tasks and the tie-ups had a noteworthy degree to resuscitate the car business to ordinariness.

Here’s the arranged rundown of who possesses who.

Main car companies
Main car companies

Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW):

Established in 1916 as an air ship motor producer, the organization gradually and continuously wandered into cruisers and in the end proceeded to deliver autos. The German mammoth proceeded to purchase the extravagance auto creator Rolls Royce in 1998 and totally brought the British little auto mark Mini from Rover Group in 1994, The Rover Group was separated by the organization in 2000 with BMW holding the Mini Brand.


Daimler AG:

Stuttgart based Daimler-Benz was first established in Germany in 1926. Today known as Daimler AG, which possesses brands like Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, savvy and substantial vehicle organizations like Daimler trucks, Bharat-Benz, FUSO, Freightliner and Western Star was established in 1998. Before that the organization kept on offering vehicles under the Daimler-Benz standard. The organization additionally used to possess the extravagance division Maybach till 2012 and the extravagance mark was restored in 2016 with the Mercedes-Maybach S600. There were additionally bits of gossip about Daimler getting Aston Martin, which was rubbished by the organization CEO at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.

Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (FIAT):

Established to producer motors for street, rail, tractors and plane, the Italian organization began fabricating autos in the long run and proceeded to secure Chrysler in 2009 when the latler petitioned for liquidation assurance (Chapter 11) and framed FCA as an auxiliary organization. The organization at present claims Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Maserati, and all other Chrysler brands including Jeep, Dodge, RAM, and SRT.

Fiat likewise procured half stake in Ferrari in 1969 and extended its stake to 90% out of 1988. Afterward, in October 2014 FCA declared its expectations to isolate from Ferrari and the procedure began in October 2015 that built up Ferrari as a different organization from third Jan 2016.


Eventually the American auto creator possessed or had real stakes in Volvo, Jaguar Land Rover, Mercury, Mazda and Aston Martin. Demerging from these organizations from over and over helped the organization to juggle with the 2008 emergency without hardly lifting a finger yet the organization was as yet harmed by the declining deals. Right now, Ford possesses Lincoln and holds a minor stake in Aston Martin.

General Motors:

Another American brand who petitioned for liquidation in 2009 after substantial misfortunes. Investors lost basically the entirety of their speculations and the organization at that point was sponsored by the U.S Government’s rearrangement program. For better tasks, General Motors shed a few brands including Saturn, Pontiac and Hummer. The organization additionally sold Saab Automobile to Dutch auto creator Spyker. As of now, the organization possesses Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC. General Motors as of late sold its stakes in Opel and Vauxhall to PSA gathering.

General Motors Brand
General Motors Brand

Contrasted with all the real auto producers, Honda made its introduction considerably later in 1948 and its reasonable center was to fabricate traveler vehicles, air ships, bikes and power hardware. The Japanese goliath was likewise the primary organization in Japan to begin a devoted extravagance mark Acura in 1986.


Korean auto producer, Hyundai propelled its first auto in 1968 in collaboration with Ford. Tasting achievement, Hyundai Motor Company currently possesses Kia mostly. Kia likewise happens to be a main adversary to Hyundai and as it is stated, If you can’t beat them, get them. In 2015, the organization likewise reported wandering into an extravagance sub-mark Genesis Motors.


The organization that began producing devices extended to vehicles in 1933. The name of the organization is gotten from Iranian God, Ahura Mazda. In 1990’s, Ford possessed around 35% offers in Mazda however from that point forward the organization has been working without anyone else.

Renault – Nissan:

Renault holds a 43.4% stake in Nissan, while Nissan claims 15% of Renault shares. Each organization has an immediate enthusiasm for the consequences of its accomplice. In October 2016 Nissan obtained Mitsubishi Motors for $2.3 billion. Nissan additionally resuscitated Datsun in 2013 and possesses the execution mark Infiniti.

Tata Motors:

Indian auto creator Tata Motors procured the Jaguar Land Rover business from Ford Motor Company in 2008 for $2.3 billion out of an all money exchange.


One of the biggest worldwide traveler vehicle producer Toyota claims Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino Motors.


In 2016, Volkswagen Group was delegated as the universes biggest traveler vehicle producer regardless of the diesel outrage. The organization was begun by Nazi exchange association in Germany in 1937. At present, the organization possesses Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Buggati, Lamborghini, SEAT, Skoda, MAN trucks, Ducati, Scania and Bentley.