Phang Khai SIang

Phang Khai SIang

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Confusing world Of Automobile

Here is a list of hu owns hu

BMW owns:
-Rolls Royce

Daimler/Chrysler owns:
-AMC (brand discontinued -- Chrysler bought AMC primarily for the Jeep brand which was owned by AMC)
-Eagle (brand discontinued)
-Hyundai (Daimler/Chrysler only owns 10% --13 May 04 changes!)
-Plymouth (brand discontinued)

Fiat owns:
-Alfa Romeo

Ford owns:
-Aston Martin (SALE PENDING)
-Land Rover (bought from BMW)
-Mazda (Ford owns 33% of Mazda)
-Volvo cars

Fuji Heavy Industries owns:

General Motors owns:
-Daewoo (GM owns 44%)
-Fiat (GM has decided to divorce itself from Fiat as of Feb '05, but will retain 10% ownership.)
-Oldsmobile (brand discontinued)
-Suzuki (2.5%, from 20%)

Honda owns:

Hyundai owns:

Isuzu owns:
(Mitsubishi Corp., Itochu Corp. and Mizuho Corporate Bank owns part of Isuzu.)

Mitsubishi Corp. owns:
-Isuzu (13.6%)
-Mitsubishi Motors Corp (13%)

Nissan owns:
-Renault (Nissan owns 15%)

PSA Peugeot Citroen owns:

Porsche owns:
-VW (~31%)

Renault owns:
-Nissan (Renault owns 44%)

Toyota owns:
-Daihatsu (~51%)
-Fuji Heavy Industries -- Subaru (Toyota owns ~20%. Toyota bought this from GM in late 2005. )
-Isuzu (5.9%, announced 7 Nov. 2006)

Volkswagen owns:

The automotive world is constantly changing so this article is will updated as needed.

Last update: 30 March 2007
Latest changes were: Porsche upping its stake in VW to about 31%. Also mentioned Ford's sale of Aston Martin

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