List of automobile manufacturers of Germany

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

Current major manufacturers[edit]

Audi[edit]

(1899–present)

BMW[edit]

(1917–present)

Borgward[edit]

(2008–present)

On May 21, 2008, the grandson of Carl F. W. Borgward, Christian Borgward, together with his partner Karlheinz L. Knöss, founded Borgward AG in Lucerne (Switzerland).[21] In 2005,[dubious – discuss] Borgward (President) and Knöss (CEO and Vice President of the Supervisory board) started the revival of Borgward. They started the development of the new Borgward automobiles with the Norwegian stylist Einar J. Hareide, creator of the "Four-Eyes-Face" of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, set up the organisation and engineer team and developed a car concept.

Christian Borgward owns the brand Borgward. Borgward AG is responsible for the development, production, sales and marketing of Borgward cars, ships and aircraft.

Ford Germany[1][edit]

(1925–present)

Mercedes-Benz[edit]

(1870–present)

Opel[edit]

(1862–present)

Porsche[edit]

(1931–present)

Volkswagen[edit]

(1937–present)

Current minor manufacturers[edit]

Former manufacturers[edit]

A-C[edit]

D-F[edit]

G-K[edit]

L-O[edit]

P-S[edit]

1920 Szawe Type 125

T–Z[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Georgano, Nick (Ed.). The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2000. ISBN 1-57958-293-1
  • Mazur, Eligiusz (Ed.). World of Cars 2006/2007: Worldwide Car Catalogue. Warsaw: Media Connection, 2006. ISSN 1734-2945