Audi is at number 39 on Forbes under the world’s most valuable brands. The last four decades has seen Volkswagen own the majority of Audi. In the year 2014, Audi produced 1.8 million cars with sales increasing by 12.3%. The most popular models of the Audi brand belonged to A6 and Q5 Sedan. 2016 will bring about greater changes in the brand with North America seeing its first production facility which is said to be located in San Jose Chiapa, Mexico. Audi, German automobile manufacturer is a distributor of luxury automobiles. The worldwide operations headquarters is based in Bavaria, Germany.
The Nissan Motor Company is a Japanese automobile company based in Yokohama, Japan. It is a multinational automobile manufacturer and has been in partnership with Renault Nissan Alliance since
1999. Cars are sold under Nissan, Datsun and Infiniti. According to reliable statistics, Nissan was placed 6th in 2013 as one of the largest automakers around the globe. Nissan was founded in 1911, with the very first car being produced in 1914. For nearly 8 decades, the company has stepped up to world class standards and sits in the driving seat of the automotive industry.
Porsche is a German automobile manufacturer specializing in cars including high performance sports cars, sedans and SUVs. The Porsche headquarters can be found in Stuttgart and falls under the
ownership of Volkswagen. The company was founded in 1931 in Austria. Its main office was later moved to Stuttgart. The company did not design cars under its own name. Instead, when a directive was received by the German Government what resulted was the Volkswagen Beetle. This design became one of the most successful car designs in the world. In 1939, various components of the Beetle was used to build the very first Porsche.
Hyundai is one of two, one being Hyundai and the other being Kia. Headquartered Seoul these two automotive brands are very popular in Asia. There has been an expansion in recent times by Hyundai with manufacturing of luxury vehicles, larger cars, CUVs, sports cars and SUVs. It is a South Korean automotive manufacturer founded in 1967 making it the fifth largest automaker in the world based on annual sales in 2012. There are 6,000 showrooms and dealerships with 193 countries worldwide selling Hyundai vehicles to consumers. Hyundai recently introduced a new luxury
car known as Genesis Motors.
A German luxury automobile manufacturer, BMW was founded in 1916. With headquarters in Munich, Bavaria it also produces mini cars, motorcycles and plug in electric cars. It is a top best selling luxury automaker worldwide. Dixi was the first car successfully produced by BMW. With an innovative creation coupled with enthusiasm, thrill and fascination, BMW offers genuine driving pleasure. It is a vehicle that is intelligent, dynamic and more efficient than ever before.