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Automakers, also known as carmakers, automobile manufacturers, motor manufacturers, or the automobile industry are companies that design and manufacture automobiles. Manufacturing is the transformation of raw materials into finished goods for sale, or intermediate processes involving the production or finishing of semi-manufactures. ... Karl Benzs Velo model (1894) - entered into the first automobile race An automobile or motor car (usually shortened to just car) is a wheeled passenger vehicle that carries its own motor. ...


In 2005, 67 million automobiles (cars and light trucks) were produced worldwide. In 2006 16 million new automobiles were sold in the USA, 15 million in Western Europe, 4 million in China and one million in India. In 2007 the markets in Canada, USA, Western Europe and Japan are stagnating, while those in South America (especially Brazil) and Asia grow. World map showing the location of Europe. ... World map showing the location of Europe. ...

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Global locations

Although the locations of the headquarters of the major volume producers of automobiles are confined to a relatively small number of countries, their manufacturing facilities are distributed in many other countries around the world.


Reasons for the selection of manufacturing locations may include labor costs, political quotas for local content in certain markets and import tariffs. An example of the latter is the U.S. tariff of 25% imposed on imported pickup trucks.[1] The result is that manufacturers of pickups intended for the markets of the North American Free Trade Agreement area have to assemble their products in the U.S., Canada, or Mexico, to avoid the tariff. A tariff is a tax on foreign goods. ... Mazda B-Series compact pickup truck with extended cabin and home-made wooden rack. ... Secretariats Mexico City, Ottawa and Washington, D.C. Official languages English, French and Spanish Membership Canada, Mexico and the United States Establishment  -  Formation 1 January 1994  Website http://www. ...


World motor vehicle production

Top 15 motor vehicle producing countries 2006  v  d  e 
Motor vehicle production (1000 units)
Country 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 8000 9000 10000 11000 12000  
Japan   11484
United States   11264
China   7189
Germany   5820
South Korea   3840
France   3169
Spain   2777
Brazil   2611
Canada   2572
Mexico   2046
India   2020
United Kingdom   1648
Russia   1508
Italy   1212
Thailand   1194
Reference:World Motor Vehicle Production by Country: 2005 - 2006. OICA.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Top 15 motor vehicle manufacturing companies by volume 2006 v  d  e 
Total motor vehicle production (1000 units)
Group 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 8000 9000 10000
General Motors     8926
Toyota         8036
Ford       6268
Volkswagen Group     5685
Honda     3670
PSA     3357
Nissan       3223
Chrysler     2545
Renault     2492
Hyundai       2463
Fiat       2318
Suzuki     2297
DaimlerChrysler         2045
Mazda     1396
Kia     1382
Key Cars Light Commercial Vehicles Heavy Commercial Vehicles Heavy Buses
Total global production: 68340
Reference: World motor vehicle production by manufacturer: World ranking 2006. OICA (July 2007).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

The Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs dAutomobiles (International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers), commonly called the OICA, is a federation of automobile manufacturers. ... General Motors Corporation, also known as GM, is the worlds largest auto company by annual production volume as of 2006, and the second largest by sales volume as of the first half of 2007, behind Toyota Motor Corporation. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Ford Motor Company is an American multinational corporation and the worlds third largest automaker based on worldwide vehicle sales. ... Volkswagen Group (ISIN: DE0007664005, TYO: 7659 ) is a German automobile manufacturer and one of the largest automotive companies worldwide. ... The logo of the Honda automobiles The logo of the Honda motorcycles Honda Motor Company, Limited )   (TYO: 7267 , NYSE: HMC), or simply called Honda, is a Japanese multinational corporation, engine manufacturer and engineering corporation. ... PSA Peugeot Citroën (PSA) is a vehicle company that owns the marques Peugeot and Citroën. ... Nissan Motor Co. ... The Chrysler Corporation is a United States-based automobile manufacturer, which merged in 1998 with Daimler-Benz to become DaimlerChrysler. ... Renault S.A. is a French vehicle manufacturer producing cars, vans, buses, tractors, and trucks. ... The Hyundai Motor Company (hangul:현대자동차; hanja:現代自動車), a division of the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group, is South Koreas largest and the worlds Sixth Largest Automaker. ... Fiat S.p. ... Suzuki Motor Corporation ) is a Japanese multinational corporation company producing a range of automobiles (especially Keicars and small SUVs), a full range of motorcycles, ATVs, outboard motors, wheelchairs, and a variety of other small combustion-powered engine products. ... DaimlerChrysler AG (ISIN: DE0007100000) is a German car corporation and the worlds fifth largest car manufacturer. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Kia Motors Company (hangul: 기아자동차) is a South Korean automobile manufacturer with headquarters in Yangjae-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea. ... The Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs dAutomobiles (International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers), commonly called the OICA, is a federation of automobile manufacturers. ...

World's largest motor vehicle manufacturers

The table below gives the world's largest fifteen automobile manufacturers along with their divisions and subsidiary companies. The table is ranked by parent group production volumes for 2006 (all motor vehicles) from the OICA data, with the largest producer appearing at the top of the table, as for the table above. A division of a business entity is a portion of that business that operates under a different name. ... In business, a subsidiary is a company controlled by another company or corporation. ...

Marque Country of origin Ownership Type of vehicle Main market
1. General Motors ( Flag of the United States United States) - 8926160 vehicles
Buick Flag of the United States Division Near-luxury North America/China
Cadillac Flag of the United States Division Luxury North America
Chevrolet Flag of the United States Division Mainstream Global
Daewoo Flag of South Korea Subsidiary Entry-level Asia/Europe (as Chevrolet)
GMC Flag of the United States Division Truck North America
Holden Flag of Australia Subsidiary Mainstream Australia/New Zealand/China/Middle East
Hummer Flag of the United States Division Luxury Truck North America/Europe/Australia
Opel Flag of Germany Subsidiary Mainstream Continental Europe
Pontiac Flag of the United States Division Mainstream/Performance North America
Saturn Flag of the United States Subsidiary Mainstream North America
Saab Flag of Sweden Subsidiary Near-luxury Global
Vauxhall Flag of the United Kingdom Subsidiary Mainstream United Kingdom
2. Toyota Motor Corporation ( Flag of Japan Japan) - 8036010 vehicles[2]
Daihatsu Flag of Japan Subsidiary Entry-level Asia/Europe/Middle East/Latin America
Hino Flag of Japan Subsidiary Truck Asia, Canada
Lexus Flag of Japan Division Luxury Global
Scion Flag of Japan Division Entry-level United States
Toyota Flag of Japan Division Mainstream Global
3. Ford Motor Company ( Flag of the United States United States) - 6268193 vehicles
Ford Flag of the United States Division Mainstream Global
Jaguar (for sale) Flag of the United Kingdom Subsidiary Luxury Global
Land Rover (for sale) Flag of the United Kingdom Subsidiary Luxury Truck Global
Lincoln Flag of the United States Division Luxury North America
Mercury Flag of the United States Division Near-luxury North America
Volvo Cars (for sale) Flag of Sweden Subsidiary Luxury Global
4. Volkswagen AG ( Flag of Germany Germany) - 5684603 vehicles
Audi Flag of Germany Subsidiary Luxury Global
Bentley Flag of the United Kingdom Subsidiary Ultra-Luxury Global
Bugatti Flag of France Subsidiary Performance/Ultra-Luxury Global
Lamborghini Flag of Italy Subsidiary Performance/Ultra-Luxury Global
SEAT Flag of Spain Subsidiary Entry-level Europe/Latin America
Škoda Flag of the Czech Republic Subsidiary Mainstream Europe/Africa/Asia/Oceania/Latin America
Volkswagen Flag of Germany Division Mainstream Global
5. Honda Motor Company ( Flag of Japan Japan) - 3669514 vehicles
Acura Flag of Japan Division Luxury North America
Honda Flag of Japan Division Mainstream Global
6. PSA Peugeot Citroën ( Flag of France France) - 3356859 vehicles
Citroën Flag of France Division Mainstream Europe/Africa/Asia/Latin America/Oceania
Peugeot Flag of France Division Mainstream Europe/Africa/Asia/Latin America/Oceania
7. Nissan Motors ( Flag of Japan Japan) - 3223372 vehicles
Infiniti Flag of Japan Division Luxury North America
Nissan Flag of Japan Division Mainstream Global
8. Chrysler Holding LLC ( Flag of the United States United States)- 2544590 vehicles
Chrysler Flag of the United States Division Near-luxury North America/Europe
Dodge Flag of the United States Division Mainstream/Performance North America/Europe
Jeep Flag of the United States Division Truck North America/Europe
9. Renault SA ( Flag of France France) - 2492470 vehicles
Dacia Flag of Romania Subsidiary Entry-level Europe
Renault Flag of France Division Mainstream Europe/Africa/Asia/Latin America/Oceania
Samsung Flag of South Korea Subsidiary Mainstream/Entry-level Asia
10. Hyundai Motor Company ( Flag of South Korea South Korea) - 2462677 vehicles
Hyundai Flag of South Korea Division Mainstream Global
11. Fiat Group SpA ( Flag of Italy Italy) - 2317652 vehicles
Abarth Flag of Italy Subsidiary Performance Europe/Asia/Middle East
Alfa Romeo Flag of Italy Subsidiary Luxury/Performance Europe/Asia/Oceania/Middle East/Latin America
Ferrari Flag of Italy Subsidiary Performance/Ultra-Luxury Global
Fiat Flag of Italy Division Mainstream/Entry-level Europe/Asia/Oceania/Middle East/Latin America
Iveco Flag of Italy Subsidiary Truck Global
Lancia Flag of Italy Subsidiary Luxury Europe
Maserati Flag of Italy Subsidiary Ultra-Luxury/Performance Global
12. Suzuki Motor Corporation ( Flag of Japan Japan) - 2297277 vehicles
Maruti Udyog Flag of India Subsidiary Entry-level India/Middle East
Suzuki Flag of Japan Division Entry-level Global
13. Daimler AG ( Flag of Germany Germany)- 2044533 vehicles
Mercedes-Benz Flag of Germany Division Luxury/Truck Global
Maybach Flag of Germany Division Ultra-Luxury Global
Mitsubishi Fuso Flag of Japan Subsidiary Truck Global
Smart Flag of Germany Division Mini Europe/Asia/Middle East/Oceana/Latin America
14. Mazda Motor Corporation ( Flag of Japan Japan) - 1396412 vehicles
Mazda Flag of Japan Division Mainstream Global
15. Kia Motors ( Flag of South Korea South Korea) - 1381123 vehicles
Kia Flag of South Korea Division Mainstream Global
Notes
  • It is not uncommon for automobile manufacturers to hold stakes in other automobile manufacturers - Porsche holds a large stake in the VW Group. These ownerships can be explored under the detail for the individual companies. However there are 4 relationships between the "top 15" manufacturers listed in the table above:
  • The Renault-Nissan alliance involves two global companies linked by cross-shareholding, with Renault holding 44.3% of Nissan shares, and Nissan holding 15% of Renault shares.
  • Ford holds a 33.9% stake in Mazda.[3]
  • Hyundai Motor Co. holds a 38.67% stake in Kia Motors.[4]
  • Daimler AG holds a 19.9% stake in Chrysler Holding LLC.[5]

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Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... GM Daewoo logo GM Daewoo Auto & Technology (GM Daewoo or GMDAT) was first established as National Motor in 1937 in Bupyeong-gu, Incheon, South Korea. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea. ... GMC, formerly known as GMC Truck, is a brand name used on trucks, vans, and SUVs marketed in North America and the Middle East by General Motors. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article is about the Australian car manufacturer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Hummer is a brand of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) sold by General Motors, also known as GM. They are based on the military High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, or Humvee. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article is about the European car manufacturer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Pontiac is a marque of automobile produced by General Motors and sold in the United States, Canada and Mexico from 1926 to the present. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Saab Automobile AB is a subsidiary of General Motors. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... For information about the football team see Vauxhall Motors F.C. Vauxhall Motors is a UK car company. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... This article is about the automaker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Daihatsu is a Japanese manufacturer of cars, especially compact/small cars. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Hino Motors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Lexus is the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corporation. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Scion is a brand of vehicles produced by Toyota Motor Corporation founded in 2003. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... This article is about the automaker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Ford Motor Company is an American multinational corporation and the worlds third largest automaker based on worldwide vehicle sales. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Ford Motor Company is an American multinational corporation and the worlds third largest automaker based on worldwide vehicle sales. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Jaguar Cars Limited is a luxury car manufacturer, originally with headquarters in Browns Lane, Coventry, England but now at Whitley, Coventry. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Land Rover was the name of one of the first British civilian all-terrain utility vehicles, first produced by Rover in 1947. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Lincoln is an American luxury automobile brand, operated under the Ford Motor Company. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Mercury is an automobile brand name of the Ford Motor Company founded in 1939 to market semi-luxury cars slotted between entry-level Ford and luxury Lincoln models. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Volvo Cars, or Volvo Personvagnar, is a well-known Swedish automobile maker founded in 1927 in the city of Gothenburg in Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Volkswagen Group (ISIN: DE0007664005, TYO: 7659 ) is a German automobile manufacturer and one of the largest automotive companies worldwide. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Audi AG is a German automobile manufacturer with headquarters in Ingolstadt, Bavaria, and has been an almost wholly owned (99. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Bentleys winged B badge and hood ornament 1929 Blower Bentley from the Ralph Lauren collection. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... See also Bugatti for an overview of the marque Bugatti Automobiles SAS is a French automobile manufacturer in Molsheim, Alsace, France. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Automobili Lamborghini S.p. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... SEAT (IPA: ) is a Spanish automobile manufacturer founded in 1950 and now subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Å koda Auto ( (help· info)) is a Czech automobile manufacturer and one of the four oldest car producers in the world. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Volkswagen AG (ISIN: DE0007664005), or VW, is an automobile manufacturer based in Wolfsburg, Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Honda Motor Co. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Acura (アキュラ (Akyura)) is a luxury vehicle brand name based in Tokyo and is used by the Japanese car manufacturer Honda Motor Company in the US, Canada and Hong Kong since March 1986 to market luxury automobiles and near-luxury vehicles. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The logo of the Honda automobiles The logo of the Honda motorcycles Honda Motor Company, Limited )   (TYO: 7267 , NYSE: HMC), or simply called Honda, is a Japanese multinational corporation, engine manufacturer and engineering corporation. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... PSA Peugeot Citroën (PSA) is a vehicle company that owns the marques Peugeot and Citroën. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Citroën is a French automobile manufacturer, founded in 1919 by André Citroën. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Peugeot is a major French car brand, part of PSA Peugeot Citroën. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Nissan Motor Co. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Infiniti is a brand of cars and sport utility vehicles owned and used by Nissan, an automobile manufacturer in Japan and America and serves as Nissans luxury brand for the American, Canadian, Mexican, Middle Eastern, South Korean and Taiwanese markets. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Nissan Motor Co. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... For other uses, including the Chrysler Brand, see Chrysler (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, including the Chrysler Brand, see Chrysler (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Jeep is an automobile marque (and registered trademark) of DaimlerChrysler. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Renault S.A. is a French vehicle manufacturer producing cars, vans, buses, tractors, and trucks. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Dacia (IPA: ) is a Romanian car maker which is a subsidiary of Renault group. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Renault S.A. is a French vehicle manufacturer producing cars, vans, buses, tractors, and trucks. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Renault Samsung Motors (Korean: 르노삼성 자동차) is a South Korean car maker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea. ... The Hyundai Motor Company (hangul:현대자동차; hanja:現代自動車), a division of the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group, is South Koreas largest and the worlds Sixth Largest Automaker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea. ... The Hyundai Motor Company (hangul:현대자동차; hanja:現代自動車), a division of the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group, is South Koreas largest and the worlds Sixth Largest Automaker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea. ... Fiat S.p. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Abarth logo Abarth is an Italian racing car maker founded by Italian-Austrian Karl (Carlo) Abarth in Turin in 1949. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Alfa Romeo is an Italian automobile manufacturing company, founded as Darracq Italiana by Cavaliere Ugo Stella, an aristocrat from Milan in partnership with the French automobile firm of Alexandre Darracq. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Ferrari Enzo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Fiat S.p. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Iveco is a European truck, bus, and diesel engine manufacturer, based in Turin, Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Lancia (pronounced Lan-cha) is an Italian automobile manufacturer founded in 1906 by Vincenzo Lancia and which became part of the Fiat Group in 1969. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... A 1957 Maserati 200SI at the Scarsdale Concours Maserati Birdcage 1959 Maserati 5000 GT Coupe Maserati Sebring This article is about the automobile manufacturer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... 2002 Suzuki FXR150 Suzuki Motor Corporation (スズキ株式会社) is a Japanese manufacturing company producing a range of small automobiles (especially Keicars), a full range of motorcycles, outboard motors, and a variety of other small combustion-powered engine products. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Maruti Udyog Limited is a publicly listed company in India. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_India. ... Suzuki Motor Corporation ) is a Japanese multinational corporation company producing a range of automobiles (especially Keicars and small SUVs), a full range of motorcycles, ATVs, outboard motors, wheelchairs, and a variety of other small combustion-powered engine products. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... DaimlerChrysler AG (Xetra: DCX), (NYSE: DCX), has its headquarter in Stuttgart, Germany and is a prominent automobile and truck manufacturer, formed in 1998 by the buyout of the Chrysler Corporation (USA) by Daimler-Benz (Germany). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... This page is about the Mercedes-Benz brand of automobiles and trucks from the DaimlerChrysler automobile manufacturer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Several Maybach 57 and 62 models at the 2005 Concours dElegance in Pebble Beach, CA. Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH (IPA: ), founded by Wilhelm Maybach and his son Karl, was a German manufacturer of engines for Zeppelins and later, large and luxurious automobiles. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... The Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (Japanese: 三菱ふそうトラック・バス株式会社) is a Japanese manufacturer of trucks and buses and is a subsidiary of German car manufacturer Daimler Chrysler. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... For cars with artificial intelligence, see Smart car. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Mazda Millenia luxury sedan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Kia Motors Company (hangul: 기아자동차) is a South Korean automobile manufacturer with headquarters in Yangjae-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea. ... Kia Motors Company (hangul: 기아자동차) is a South Korean automobile manufacturer with headquarters in Yangjae-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea. ...

See also

Karl Benzs Velo model (1894) - entered into the first automobile race An automobile or motor car (usually shortened to just car) is a wheeled passenger vehicle that carries its own motor. ... // Main article: automakers As fuel price doubled between 2002 and 2006, SUV unit sales were seemingly strong. ... Automakers, also known as carmakers, automobile manufacturers, motor manufacturers, or the automobile industry are companies that design and manufacture automobiles. ... Over the course of the 20th century, the automobile rapidly developed from an expensive toy for the rich into the de facto standard for passenger transport in developed countries. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into articles entitled Peak oil and Hubbert peak theory, accessible from a disambiguation page. ... This page tries to show every car ever made by country and then manufacturer. ... In investing, financial markets are commonly believed to have market trends[1] that can be classified as primary trends, secondary trends (short-term), and secular trends (long-term). ... SUV Owners of America is a non-profit advocacy group dedicated to supporting the rights and serving the interests of SUV, Pickup and Van Owners. ...

References

  1. ^ Issue Brief: AIADA Position on the 25% Imported Truck Tariff (PDF). American International Automobile Dealers. Retrieved on 2007-07-31.
  2. ^ WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE PRODUCTION: GROUP : Toyota (PDF). OICA. Retrieved on 2007-07-31.
  3. ^ Ford parks 33.9% ownership of Mazda in holding company (PDF). Mazda. Retrieved on 2007-06-02.
  4. ^ Shareholder. Kia Motors. Retrieved on 2007-07-31.
  5. ^ Cerberus Takes Over Majority Interest in Chrysler Group and Related Financial Services Business for EUR 5.5 Billion ($7.4 billion) from DaimlerChrysler. DaimlerChrysler. Retrieved on 2007-07-31.

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kia Motors Company (hangul: 기아자동차) is a South Korean automobile manufacturer with headquarters in Yangjae-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... DaimlerChrysler AG (ISIN: DE0007100000) is a German car corporation and the worlds fifth largest car manufacturer. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

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