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Automakers are companies that produce A small variety of cars, the most popular kind of automobile. An automobile is a wheeled vehicle that carries its own engine. Different types of automobile include cars, buses, vans and trucks, with cars being the most popular by far. Older terms include horseless carriage and motor car, with motor... automobiles. Most of them are based in Japan (disambiguation). 日本国 (Nihon/Nippon-koku)  listen? ( Flag of Japan) ( Imperial Seal) Official language Japanese Capital Tokyo Largest City Tokyo Emperor Akihito Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 60th 377,835 km² 0.8% Population  - Total (2004 est.)  - Density Ranked... Japan, the The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America¹, the States, or (archaically) Columbia — is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii... United States, or The Federal Republic of Germany ( German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is one of the worlds leading industrialised countries, located in the heart of Europe. Due to its central location, Germany has more neighbours than any other European country: these are Denmark in the north, Poland and the Czech Republic in the... Germany.


They are often influential political groups, hence they often affect Environmentalism is activism aimed at improving the environment, particularly nature. This activism is usually based on the ideology of an environmental movement, and often takes the form of public education programs, advocacy, legislation and treaties. Contents // 1 Pollution 2 Environmentalism and Politics 3 Radical Environmentalism 4 Environmentalism and religion 5... environmental issues.


Such companies include:

  • Toyota redirects here. For other meanings of Toyota, see Toyota (disambiguation). Toyota Motor Corp Type Public Slogan Founded 1933 Location Toyota, Aichi, Japan Key people Hiroshi Okuda, Chairman Fujio Cho, President Employees 264,410 Products Automotive Web site www.toyota.co.jp Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) (In Japanese: トヨ... Toyota
  • This Honda is the car company. For other uses, see: Honda (disambiguation) Honda logo Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (本田技研工業株式会社 Honda Giken Kōgyō Kabushiki Kaisha) is a Japanese manufacturer of cars, trucks, motorcycles, and scooters. They also make ATVs... Honda
  • Nissan (日産) is a Japanese automobile maker. From 1932 to 1983, they also used the trademark Datsun. Their head offices are in the Ginza area of Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Nissan plans to move their headquarters to Yokohama, Kanagawa by 2010; the headquarters will start construction in 2007. Nissan... Nissan
  • Ford Motor Company Type Automobile Company Slogan Built for the Road Ahead. Founded 1903 Location HQ in Dearborn, Michigan List of Ford factories Key people William Clay Ford Jr. Chairman & CEO Employees 327,531 Products Automobiles (Brands: Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Mazda, Volvo, Jaguar, Land Rover, Aston Martin) Web site... Ford Motor Company
  • GM redirects here. For other uses, see GM (disambiguation). General Motors Type Automobile Corportation Slogan  ? Founded 1908 Location HQ in Detroit, Michigan; manufacturing facilities in ? U.S. states and 32 countries Key people Rick Wagoner: Chairman and CEO Employees 340,000+ Products Automobiles, Engines, Electronics and Communications, numerous... General Motors
  • DaimlerChrysler Type Public Slogan Founded Location Stuttgart, Germany & Auburn Hills, Michigan Key people Hilmar Kopper, Chairman Jurgen Schrempp, Chairman Employees 383,724 Products Automotive Web site www.daimlerchrysler.com DaimlerChrysler AG (Xetra: DCX) , (NYSE: DCX), with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany and Auburn Hills, Michigan, is a prominent automobile and... DaimlerChrysler
  • Volkswagen AG (TYO: 7659) is a German corporation. It was founded in 1937 as a public concern by the then Nazi government to sell the now legendary Volkswagen Beetle automobile. After the Second World War in 1945, the British Army took control of the bomb-shattered factory and restarted Beetle... Volkswagen Group

See The following automobile manufacturers produce or have produced automobiles. Note that these are automobile makers rather than individual types. Some of these have never been independent companies but are sub-brands established by a parent company. Contents // 1 Automotive company groups 2 Companies by Country 2.1 Argentina 2.2... List of automobile manufacturers for more.


See also

  • Manufacturing is the transformation of raw materials into finished goods for sale, or intermediate processes involving the production or finishing of semi-manufactures. It is a large branch of industry and of secondary production. Some industries, like semiconductor and steel manufactureres use the term fabrication. Although handicraft production has been... Manufacturing

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automobile: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (14375 words)
The modern automobile is usually driven by a water-cooled, piston-type internal-combustion engine, mounted in the front of the vehicle; its power may be transmitted either to the front wheels, to the rear wheels, or to all four wheels.
Development of the automobile was retarded for decades by over-regulation: speed was limited to 4 mph (6.4 kph) and until 1896 a person was required to walk in front of a self-propelled vehicle, carrying a red flag by day and a red lantern by night.
Automobiles are used both for pleasure and for commerce and are typically the most valuable type of personal property owned by U.S. citizens.
Automaker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (234 words)
Automakers, automobile manufacturers or car manufacturers are companies that design and manufacture automobiles.
While automakers are headquartered in a smaller number of countries, manufacturing facilities exist in a large number of countries.
As a result, manufacturers assemble pickups intended for the American market in the U.S., Canada, or Mexico, as these countries are parties to the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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