List of automobile manufacturers of Germany

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This is a list of current and defunct automobile manufacturers of Germany.

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Current major manufacturers

Audi

Audi (1909-1939; 1965-present) is a luxury automobile manufacturer headquartered in Ingolstadt, and has been subsidiary of Volkswagen AG since 1966, following a phased purchase of its predecessor, Auto Union, from its former owner, Daimler-Benz. Volkswagen relaunched the Audi brand with the introduction of the Audi F103 series in 1965.

The Audi name is based on the surname of the founder August Horch, his surname meaning listen in German—which, when translated into Latin, becomes Audi. The four rings of the company logo represent the companies which merged (Audi, DKW, Horch and Wanderer) to create Auto Union.

5072/7580/90/Coupè/S2/RS2/Cabriolet100/200/5000/S44000CS quattroA1A2A3/S3/RS3A4/S4/RS4A5/S5/RS5A6/S6/RS6AllroadA7A8/S8Q5Q7Quattro/Coupé GTR8 / R8 GT • TT/TTSV8

BMW

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) (1916-present) is an automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company founded in 1917. It also owns and produces the Mini marque, and is the parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. BMW produces motorcycles under BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna brands. In 2010, the BMW group produced 1,481,253 automobiles and 112,271 motorcycles across all its brands.The elaboration of BMW is Bavarian Motor Work.

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Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz (1886-present) is a manufacturer of luxury automobiles, as well as buses, coaches, and trucks and a division of Daimler AG. The name first appeared in 1926 under Daimler-Benz but traces its origins to Daimler's 1901 Mercedes and to Karl Benz's 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen, widely regarded as the first automobile. It is also known as the world's oldest automotive company which recently celebrated its 125th anniversary on 2011.the logo represents land air and water.

A-ClassB-ClassC-ClassCL-ClassCLC-ClassCLK-Class/CLK-GTRCLS-ClassE-ClassG-ClassGL-ClassGLK-ClassM-Class/ML-ClassR-ClassS-ClassSL-ClassSLK-ClassSLR-McLarenSLSV-Class

Opel

(1899-present)

AgilaAsconaAstraAntaraCalibraComboCommodoreCorsaDiplomatGTInsigniaKadettMantaMerivaMonzaOmegaRekordSenatorSignumSpeedsterTigraVectraZafira

Porsche

(1931-2012, 2013 onwards Volkswagen AG)

356911/912/930914924928944959968BoxsterCarrera GTCayenneCaymanPanamera

Volkswagen

(1937-present)

181/ThingAmarokBeetleCaddyCorradoDasherEosFoxGol/Saveiro/Parati/Fox/CrossFox/SácefoxGolf/Rabbit/CaribeGolf PlusJetta/Bora/VentoKarmann GhiaLupoNew BeetlePassat/QuantumPhaetonPoloSciroccoSharanSP2TiguanTouaregTouranTransporter/Caravelle/Microbus/Vanagon/EurovanType 3Type 4RoutanVolkswagen Vento

Current minor manufacturers

Former manufacturers

A-C

D-F

G-K

L-O

P-S

1920 Szawe Type 125

T-Z

See also

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