Who Owns Which Car Brands?

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Who Owns Which Car Brands?

January 17, 2024

Many car shoppers have their mind set on what car brand they want to go for, however, most people don’t realize that big “parent” companies own multiple car brands! This knowledge opens the horizons, allowing customers to shop more car brands while sticking with their favorite brands!

Did you know that BMW also owns Mini Cooper and Rolls-Royce? 

Did you know that Nissan is owned by a parent company that also owns Infiniti and Mitsubishi?

Here’s a list the major car corporations and the brands they currently offer

BMW Group owns BMW, Mini (Mini Cooper), and Rolls-Royce.
Daimler AG owns Mercedes-Benz and Smart (smart cars).
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles owns Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Maserati, and Ram.
Ford Motor Co. owns Ford and Lincoln.
General Motors owns Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC.
Honda Motor Co. owns Acura and Honda.
Hyundai Motor Group owns Genesis, Hyundai, and Kia.
Mazda Motor Corp. owns Mazda.
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance owns Infiniti, Mitsubishi, and Nissan.
Subaru Corp. owns Subaru.
Tata Motors owns Jaguar and Land Rover.
Tesla owns Tesla.
Toyota Motor Corp. owns Lexus and Toyota. And has a stake in Subaru.
Volkswagen Group owns Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, and Volkswagen.
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (ZGH) owns Lotus, Polestar, and Volvo.