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Defunct Car Brands

Defunct Car Brands



Alpine
Alpine
What happened: Bought by Renault in 1973.

American Motors
American Motors
What happened: Bought out by Chrysler in 1987 for $1.5billion.

Asia Motors logo
Asia Motors
What happened: Discontinued in 1999 when it was purchased by Kia Motors.

Austin logo
Austin Motor Company Limited
What happened: Discontinued in 1987 as Austin Rover turned into Rover Group.

Austin-Healey
Austin-Healey
What happened: Stopped making cars in 1972 after agreement between the two firms, Austin and Healey, came to an end after 20 years.

Daewoo
Daewoo
What happened: Became defunct in 2001 after running into financial trouble, selling the majority of its assets to General Motors.

De Tomaso
De Tomaso
What happened: Filed for bankruptcy in 2012.

Devon Motorworks
Devon Motorworks
What happened: Closed in 2013 after suffering in the economic downturn.

Car brands Gumpert logo
Gumpert
What happened: Went into liquidation in 2013.

Hummer
Hummer
What happened: Became unviable for GM to continue during the economic downturn in 2008. A sale to a Chinese firm never went through and the brand became defunct.

Invicta
Invicta
What happened: Wound up over unpaid debt in 2012, shortly after changing its name to the Westpoint Car Company.

Marcos auto brand logo
Marcos
What happened: Went into voluntary liquidation in 2007.

Maybach
Maybach
What happened: Was closed by Daimler in 2012 because of poor sales.

Morris Motors car brand logo
Morris Motors
What happened: Discontinued in 1984 when British Leyland decided to focus on the more popular Austin brand.

Car manufacuturers Oldsmobile logo
Oldsmobile
What happened: Phased out by General Motors in 2004, at the time America’s longest-standing automobile marque.

Plymouth car brand logo
Plymouth
What happened: Discontinued by Chrysler in 2001.

Pontiac
Pontiac
What happened: Discontinued in 2010 during restructuring of parent company GM.

Rover
Rover
What happened: Was bought by Chinese firm Nanjing Automobile in 2005, but no cars are made with its badge today so it is currently a dormant brand. Technology was later used in Roewe cars, see above.

Saturn cars logo
Saturn
What happened: Discontinued by GM in 2009 after an aquisition bid by Penske Automotive was withdrawn.

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Spyker Cars
What happened: The Dutch sports car maker went bankrupt in December 2014 in a bid to sort out its finances and hopes to reform in the future.

If you want your car brand added to the list or know of any car brands that should be on it, or any errors in the list, please let us know in the comments section below and we will make the necessary changes.

Thanks for your help in keeping this list the most comprehensive and up to date list of car brands on the web.


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All Car Brands

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All Car Brands

All Car Brands

 

Car brands: Abarth

 

 

Abarth
Headquarters: Italy
Parent company: Fiat S.p.A
Website: abarth.it

Acura car brands logo
Acura
Headquarters: Japan
Parent company: Honda
Website: acura.com

Arash automobile manufacturer logo
Arash
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Arash Motor
Company Website: arashcars.com

Car brands: Alfa Romeo
Alfa Romeo
Headquarters: Italy
Parent company: Fiat S.p.A
Website: alfaromeo.com

Ariel Motor Company logo
Ariel Motor Company
Headquarters: England
Parent company: Ariel Motor Company
Website: arielmotor.co.uk

Ascari automobile firm logo
Ascari
Headquarters: England
Parent company: Ascari
Website: ascari.net

Aston Martin vehicle maker logo
Aston Martin
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Ford, Prodrive boss David Richards, Adeem Investment, Investindustrial
Website: astonmartin.com

Car brands: Audi
Audi
Headquarters: Germany
Parent company: Volkswagen Group
Website: audi.com

Bentley auto manufacturer logo
Bentley
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Volkswagen Group
Website: bentleymotors.com

Bowler automobile brand logo
Bowler
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Bowler Offroad (cars based on Land Rovers and Range Rovers)
Website: bowlermotorsport.com

BMW
BMW
Headquarters: Germany
Parent company: BMW Group
Website: bmw.com

Bac Mono logo
Briggs Automotive Company (BAC)
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Briggs Automotive Company
Website: bac-mono.com

Bristol cars
Bristol Cars
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Kamkorp
Website: bristolcars.co.uk

Brooke Cars logo
Brooke Cars
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Brooke Cars Ltd
Website: brookecars.co.uk

Car brands: Bugatti
Bugatti
Headquarters: France
Parent company: Volkswagen Group
Website: bugatti.com

Buick
Buick
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: General Motors
Website: buick.com

Cadillac
Cadillac
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: General Motors
Website: cadillac.com

Car brands Caparo logo
Caparo Vehicle Technologies
Headquarters: England
Parent company: Caparo Vehicle Technologies
Website: caparo-t1.com

Caterham Cars Logo
Caterham
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Caterham Group
Website: caterham.co.uk

Chery car firm logo
Chery
Headquarters: China
Parent Company: State-owned
Website: cheryinternational.com

Car brands: Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: General Motors
Website: chevrolet.com


Chevron
Chevron Cars Ltd/Chevron Racing Cars Ltd
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Roger Andreason/Vin Malkie
ebsite: chevrongtcars.com

Chrysler
Chrysler
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: Fiat S.p.A
Website: chrysler.com

Citroen
Citroen
Headquarters: France
Parent company: PSA Peugeot Citroen
Website: citroen.com

Corvette
Corvette
Headquarters: USA (Chevrolet)
Parent company: Chevrolet, General Motors
Website: chevrolet.com/corvette-sports-cars

Car brands: Dacia


Dacia
Headquarters: Romania
Parent company: Renault
Website: daciagroup.com

Daihatsu
Daihatsu
Headquarters: Japan
Parent company: Toyota Group
Website: daihatsu.com


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Datsun
Headquarters: Japan
Parent company: Nissan Motor Company
Website: datsun.com

Dodge
Dodge
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: Chrysler Group LLC
Website: dodge.com


Car brands list Donkervoort logo
Donkervoort
Headquarters: Netherlands
Parent company: Donkervoort
Website: donkervoort.com


Car brands: Ferrari
Ferrari
Headquarters: Italy
Parent company: Fiat S.p.A, Piero Ferrari
Website: ferrari.com


fiat
Fiat
Headquarters: Italy
Parent company: Fiat S.p.A
Website: fiat.com


Fisker
Fisker
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: Fisker Automotive, Inc
Website: fiskerautomotive.com


Car brands: Ford
Ford Headquarters: USA
Parent company: Ford Motor Company
Website: ford.com


FPV
FPV (Ford Performance Vehicles)
Headquarters: Australia
Parent company: Ford Motor Company
Website: fpv.com.au


Ginetta logo
Ginetta
Headquarters: Leeds, United Kingdom
Parent company: LNT Group
Website: ginetta.com


GMC logo
GMC
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: General Motors
Website: gmc.com


Hennessey
Hennessey (car modifying firm)
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: Hennessey Performance Engineering
Website: hennesseyperformance.com


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Holden
Headquarters: Australia
Parent company: General Motors
Website: www.holden.com.au


Honda
Honda
Headquarters: Japan
Parent company: Honda Motor Company
Website: honda.com


Hyundai
Hyundai
Headquarters: South Korea
Parent company: Hyundai Motor Company
Website: worldwide.hyundai.com


Car brands: Infiniti
Infiniti Headquarters: Hong Kong
Parent company: Nissan Motor Company
Website: infiniti.com


Isuzu 2
Isuzu
Headquarters: Japan
Parent company: Isuzu Motors Limited
Website: isuzu.co.jp/world


Jaguar
Jaguar
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Jaguar Land Rover Automotive PLC, subsidiary of Tata Motors
Website: jaguar.com


Jeep
Jeep
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: Chrysler Group LLC
Website: jeep.com


Joss
Joss
Headquarters: Australia
Parent company: JOSS Developments Limited
Website: joss.com.au


Kamaz
Kamaz
Headquarters: Russia
Parent company: Russian Technologies State Corporation (49.9%), Troika Dialog (27.3%), Daimler AG (11%), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (4%)
Website: kamaz.ru


Kia
Kia
Headquarters: South Korea
Parent company: Hyundai Motor Company
Website: kia.com


Koenigsegg
Koenigsegg
Headquarters: Sweden
Parent company: Koenigsegg
Website: koenigsegg.com


Car brands KTM logo
KTM (X-Bow)
Headquarters: Austria
Parent company: KTM AG
Website: www.ktm.com


Car brands: Lamborghini
Lamborghini
Headquarters: Italy
Parent company: Audi AG
Website: lamborghini.com


Lancia
Lancia
Headquarters: Italy
Parent company: Fiat S.p.A
Website: lancia.com


Land Rover
Land Rover
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Jaguar Land Rover, subsidiary of Tata Motors
Website: landrover.com


Lexus
Lexus
Headquarters: Japan
Parent company: Toyota Motor Corporation
Website: lexus.com


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Lister
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Warrantywise
Website: listercars.com


Lincoln Motor Company Logo
Lincoln Motor Company
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: Ford Motor Company
Website: lincoln.com


Lotus
Lotus
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Proton, subsidiary of DRB Hicom
Website: lotuscars.com


Mahindra car company logo
Mahindra & Mahindra
Headquarters: India
Parent Company: Mahindra Group
Website: mahindra.com


Car brands Maruti Suzuki logo
MarutiSuzuki
Headquarters: India
Parent company: Suzuki
Website: marutisuzuki.com
Maserati
Maserati
Headquarters: Italy
Parent company: Fiat S.p.A
Website: maserati.com


Mastretta
Mastretta
Headquarters: Mexico
Parent company: Mastretta Cars
Website: mastrettacars.com


Mazda
Mazda
Headquarters: Japan
Parent company: Ford Motor Company
Website: mazda.com


McLaren
McLaren Automotive
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: McLaren Group
Website: mclarenautomotive.com


Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
Headquarters: Germany
Parent company: Daimler AG
Website: mercedes-benz.com


MG
MG Motor
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: SAIC Motor
Website: mg.co.uk


Car brands: Mini
Mini
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: BMW AG
Website: mini.com


Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
Headquarters: Japan
Parent company: Mitsubishi Group
Website: mitsubishi-motors.com


Morgan
Morgan
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Morgan Motor Company
Website: morgan-motor.co.uk


Nissan
Nissan
Headquarters: Japan
Parent company: Renault S.A., Nissan
Website: nissan-global.com


Noble
Noble
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Noble Automotive Ltd
Website: noblecars.com


Car brands: Opel Logo
Opel
Headquarters: Germany
Parent company: General Motors
Website: opel.com


Pagani
Pagani
Headquarters: Italy
Parent company: Pagani Automobili S.p.A.
Website: pagani.com


Perodua car manufacturer logo
Perodua
Headquarters: Malaysia Parent company: UMW Corporation, Daihatsu, MBM Resources, Equity Resources, Mitsu & Co. Ltd
Website: perodua.com.my


Peugeot
Peugeot
Headquarters: France
Parent company: PSA Peugeot Citroen
Website: peugeot.com


Car brands: Porsche
Porsche
Headquarters: Germany
Parent company: Volkswagen AG
Website: porsche.com


Proton
Proton
Headquarters: Malaysia
Parent company: DRB Hicom Website: proton.com


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Radical Sportscars
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Radical Sportscars
Website: radicalsportscars.com


Ram trucks
Ram
Headquarters: USA, Mexico
Parent company: Chrysler Group LLC
Website: ramtrucks.com


Car brands: Renault
Renault
Headquarters: France
Parent company: Nissan, Renault S.A.
Website: renault.com


Roewe car brand logo
Roewe
Headquarters: China Parent company: SAIC Motor
Website: roewe.com.cn


Rolls-Royce
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: BMW AG Website: rolls-roycemotorcars.com


Ruf automobile brand logo
RUF
Headquarters: Germany
Parent company: RUF Automobile GmbH
Website: ruf-automobile.de


Saleen logo
Saleen
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: Steve Saleen
Website: saleen.com


Saab
Saab
Headquarters: Sweden
Parent company: National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB
Website: saabcars.com


Scion
Scion
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: Toyota Motor Corporation
Website: scion.com


Seat
Seat
Headquarters: Spain
Parent company: Volkswagen Group
Website: seat.com


Skoda
Skoda
Headquarters: Czech Republic
Parent company: Volkswagen Group
Website: skoda-auto.com


Smart
Smart Automobile
Headquarters: Germany
Parent company: Daimler AG
Website: smart.com


SRT car brand logo
SRT (Street & Racing Technology)
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: FCA US LLC
Website: drivesrt.com


Ssangyong
SsangYong Motor
Headquarters: South Korea
Parent company: Mahindra & Mahindra
Website: smotor.com


Car brands: Subaru
Subaru
Headquarters: Japan
Parent company: Fuji Heavy Industries
Website: subaru.com


Superformance logo
Superformance
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: Hillbank Automotive Group
Website: superformance.com


Suzuki
Suzuki
Headquarters: Japan
Parent company: Volkswagen Group
Website: globalsuzuki.com


Tata Motors Logo
Tata
Headquarters: India
Parent company: Tata Motors
Website: tatacars.com


Tesla Motors logo
Tesla
Headquarters: USA
Parent company: Tesla Motors
Website: www.teslamotors.com


Toyota
Toyota
Headquarters: Japan
Parent company: Toyota Motor Corporation
Website: toyota.com


TVR car manufacturer logo
TVR
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: TVR Manufacturing Limited
Website: tvr.co.uk


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Ultima Sports
Headquarters: England
Parent company: Ultima Sports
Website: ultimasports.co.uk


Vauxhall
Vauxhall Motors
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: General Motors
Website: vauxhall.co.uk


Venturi Automobiles logo
Venturi
Headquarters: Monaco
Parent company: Owned by businessman Gildo Pallanca Pastor
Website: en.venturi.fr


Car brands: Volkswagen
Volkswagen
Headquarters: Germany
Parent company: Volkswagen Group
Website: volkswagen.com


Volvo
Volvo
Headquarters: Sweden
Parent company: Geely Automotive
Website: volvocars.com


Westfield
Westfield
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Parent company: Westfield Sportscars
Website: westfield-sportscars.co.uk


Wiesmann automobile manufaturer logo
Wiesmann
Headquarters: Germany
Parent company: Wiesmann GmbH
Website: wiesmann.com


Zenvo logo
Zenvo
Headquarters: Denmark
Parent company: Zenvo
Website: zenvoautomotive.com

 


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