In 1909 Audi Automobilwerke was established in
In 1910 got a new company name Audiwerke GmbH
In 1932 the four german automakers came together
to create the Auto Union AG
In 1969 Audi enters the U.S. market
5. Audi cont..Audi cont..
Owned by VolkswagonOwned by Volkswagon
Audi has 10 different car models.Audi has 10 different car models.
Sedans, Wagons, SUVs and Sports CarsSedans, Wagons, SUVs and Sports Cars
Diesel and gasoline enginesDiesel and gasoline engines
Participate in all types of auto racingParticipate in all types of auto racing
Headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany
In 1937 the "Gesellschaft zur Vorbereitung des
Deutschen Volkswagens mbH" company is founded
In 1938 it was renamed "Volkswagenwerk GmbH".
In 1955 Volkswagon enters the U.S. auto market
7. Volkswagon cont..Volkswagon cont..
One of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest
carmaker in Europe.
The Volkswagen Group sells its vehicles in more than 153 countries.
The Volkswagon Group is made up of nine brands from seven
European countries: Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini,
SEAT, Škoda, Scania and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.
8. Volkswagon cont..Volkswagon cont..
Today VolkswagonToday Volkswagon
has 9 differenthas 9 different
Sedans, Wagons,Sedans, Wagons,
SUVs, Minivans, andSUVs, Minivans, and
Diesel, hybrid, andDiesel, hybrid, and
In 2001 Roland Gumpert, founded GUMPERT
The headquaters is in Altunberg, Germany
Intended to be a street-legal car ready for the race
Combines engineering excellence with a broad
automotive and racing competence.
10. Gumpert cont..Gumpert cont..
Only produce oneOnly produce one
model, the Apollomodel, the Apollo
It’s a 2-seater midIt’s a 2-seater mid
engine sports carengine sports car
Top speed 224Top speed 224
Dr. Ing h.c. F. Porsche AG wasDr. Ing h.c. F. Porsche AG was
founded by Ferdinand Porschefounded by Ferdinand Porsche
Headquarters in Stuttgart, GermanyHeadquarters in Stuttgart, Germany
In 1948 first car with Porsche name was madeIn 1948 first car with Porsche name was made
Ferdinand Porsche was a engineer that workedFerdinand Porsche was a engineer that worked
for many car manufacturersfor many car manufacturers
In 1950 Porsche was introduced to U.SIn 1950 Porsche was introduced to U.S
12. Porsche cont..Porsche cont..
Porsche is the the smallest German carPorsche is the the smallest German car
manufacturer and also the most profitablemanufacturer and also the most profitable
There is a Porsche Museum in Stuttgart-There is a Porsche Museum in Stuttgart-
Zuffenhausen, GermanyZuffenhausen, Germany
There are 5 different car modelsThere are 5 different car models
Sedans, Sports Cars and SUVsSedans, Sports Cars and SUVs
13. Mercedes BenzMercedes Benz
Founded in 1886 by Karl Benz, Emil Jellinek, Gottlieb
Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach
In 1901 the first Mercedes Benz was built
In 1926 Daimler and Benz merged to form
Daimler-Benz AG, and Mercedes-Benz was
Daimler Corporate headquarters is located in
In 1952 Mercedes Benz came to US
14. Mercedes cont..Mercedes cont..
Mercedes Benz isMercedes Benz is
responsible for manyresponsible for many
technologies in cars, i.e.technologies in cars, i.e.
airbags and ABS (anti-airbags and ABS (anti-
lock brakes)lock brakes)
Cars, Trucks, SUVs,Cars, Trucks, SUVs,
Sports Cars, Buses,Sports Cars, Buses,
Commercial TrucksCommercial Trucks
13 different car models13 different car models
Diesel, Gasoline, HybridDiesel, Gasoline, Hybrid
15. Mercedes Benz AMGMercedes Benz AMG
High performanceHigh performance
division ofdivision of
Mercedes BenzMercedes Benz
In 1967 HansIn 1967 Hans
Werner AufrechtWerner Aufrecht
and Erhardand Erhard
Melcher foundedMelcher founded
Focus on highFocus on high
horsepower andhorsepower and
great handling.great handling.
Founded in 1917 Bayerische Flugzeug-WerkeFounded in 1917 Bayerische Flugzeug-Werke
In 1918 became BMW AGIn 1918 became BMW AG
At the beginning they did not focus on buildingAt the beginning they did not focus on building
cars the did airplanescars the did airplanes
In 1945 the BMW Munich plant was ordered, byIn 1945 the BMW Munich plant was ordered, by
US government, to be dismantledUS government, to be dismantled
In 1975 BMW USA was establishedIn 1975 BMW USA was established
17. BMW contBMW cont
Cars, SUVs, SportsCars, SUVs, Sports
cars, Motorcyclescars, Motorcycles
and Airplaneand Airplane
9 different car9 different car
Diesel, Gasoline,Diesel, Gasoline,
and Hyrbidand Hyrbid