Car Brands, Companies, Manufacturers

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In the early days of the automobile, there were just a handful of companies that were itching to grow. Today, however, there are 14 major global corporations that control more than 60 major automotive brands across the globe, and that doesn’t even count the little local companies in various countries around the world. This page is your portal to each and every automaker from Mazda to Chevy, Suzuki, and even exotic brands like McLaren and Lamborghini.

What Are the Top 10 Car Brands?

Of all the car brands in the world, German and Japanese automakers make up the bulk of the top 10 in the world. According to Brand Finance, the top 10 car brands based on value are as follows:

  • Mercedes-Benz – $65.04 Billion
  • Toyota – $58.07 Billion
  • Volkswagen – $44.89 Billion
  • BMW – $40,48 Billion
  • Porsche – $33.91 Billion
  • Honda – $33.10 Billion
  • Ford – $18.51 Billion
  • Nissan – $17.92 Billion
  • Audi – $16.97 Billion
  • Volvo – $16.91 Billion

How Many Car Brands Are there?

The bulk of the world’s car manufacturing is handled by 60 different automakers that are owned by 14 massive global companies. However, if you take into consideration local automakers within various countries around the world and other smaller companies there could be as many as 2,000 car makers globally.

Which Car Brands Last the Longest?

As of 2020, the top 10 most reliable car brands are spread across a mix of affordable and luxury automakers with Mini, Kia, and Dodge topping the list.

  • Mini
  • Kia
  • Dodge
  • Subaru
  • Hyundai
  • Genesis
  • Porsche
  • Toyota
  • Mazda
  • Lexus

What Are The Top 10 Luxury Car Brands?

Trying to pinpoint what the top 10 luxury car brands can be hard, because it’s generally a matter of opinion and taste. So, to create as accurate a list as possible, we’ve ranked the top 10 luxury brands on the market today based on total revenue for 2019.

  • Mercedes-Benz - $185 Billion
  • BMW - $115.2 Billion
  • Jaguar - $32 Billion
  • Tesla - $24.57 Billion
  • Porsche - $23.8 Billion
  • Ferrari - $3.73 billion
  • Aston Martin - $1.23 Billion
  • Lamborghini $647.2 Million
  • Rolls-Royce $20.6 Million
  • Bentley $1.6 Million
Philippe Daix
Philippe Daix
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Always on the lookout for the latest automotive news, Philippe Daix is our most senior editor and founder of He likes to see himself as a consumer advocate with a mission to educate motorheads of all ages.  Read full bio
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