In this regard, who owns the Honda?
Honda is a Japanese motor company. It is younger than a lot of the other automakers on this list, having been founded in 1948. Honda's name comes from Soichiro Honda, one of the company founders. Honda owns Acura and Honda, of course.
Who owns the Mazda car company?
HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation today received notification from Ford Motor Company that Ford will transfer part of its shares in Mazda to several of Mazda's business partners. Ford's current stake in Mazda is 11 percent.
Genesis Motors is the luxury vehicle division of the South Korean vehicle manufacturer Hyundai Motor Group. Initially envisioned along with the plan for Hyundai's new luxury sedan Hyundai Genesis in 2004, the Genesis brand was officially announced as a standalone marque on 4 November 2015.
Acura, BMW, Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz are known as luxury brands not because everything they make is luxurious, but because most of what they produce is high-quality and pleasing to the senses. However, the same company that builds Mercedes-Benz branded vehicles also builds the micro-sized Smart car.
Nissan owns: Infiniti. (Nissan, in turn, is owned by Renault.) Saab is owned by National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS). Subaru: Owned by Fuji Heavy Industries with Toyota a minority partner.
For much of its existence in the North American market, Buick has been marketed as a premium automobile brand, selling luxury vehicles positioned above GM's mainstream brands, while below the flagship luxury Cadillac division.
Lincoln is Ford's luxury brand. Ford has owned Lincoln for nearly 100 years — it bought the automaker in 1922 — but as luxury divisions at major automakers go, Lincoln remains a bit player on the sales front. A steady stream of new SUVs could change that, however.
Jaguar Cars is a brand of cars made by Jaguar Land Rover. This is a British car builder, owned by the Indian builder Tata Motors since the beginning of 2008. It was established in 1922 by William Lyons. It was renamed Jaguar in 1935.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited was created as a wholly owned subsidiary of BMW in 1998 after BMW licensed the rights to the Rolls-Royce brand name and logo from Rolls-Royce PLC and acquired the rights to the Spirit of Ecstasy and Rolls-Royce grill shape trademarks from Volkswagen AG.
Cars under the luxury line are currently manufactured in Japan and the U.S., where a Nissan plant in Smyrna, Tenn., makes one Infiniti model -- the JX crossover.
The list of things Subaru doesn't do remains long. It doesn't have a luxury brand like Honda's Acura or Toyota's Lexus. It still doesn't make a giant SUV, or a truck, or a super-expensive “halo car” designed to drum up interest from teenagers and the Top Gear crowd.
The Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance is the fourth-largest automotive group. Headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris, the Renault group is made up of the namesake Renault marque and subsidiaries, Alpine, Automobile Dacia from Romania, Renault Samsung Motors from South Korea, and AvtoVAZ from Russia.
Honda Motor moved upscale with its Acura division aimed at the luxury market. Talk about overnight success: Acura was quickly outselling Mercedes-Benz and BMW . And then Toyota Motor started Lexus, and Acura outsold that, too. But that was then and this is now.
In yesterday's Detroit News came word that Ford is looking to make Volvo — Ford owns the Swedish automaker — more of an upscale luxury brand to better compete with BMW and Mercedes-Benz. If you thought Volvo was already a luxury car company, it's technically considered a near-premium brand.
Bentley Motors Limited (/ˈb?ntli/) is a British manufacturer and marketer of luxury cars and SUVs—and a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG since 1998. Headquartered in Crewe, England, the company was founded as Bentley Motors Limited by W. O.
Founded in 1916 and headquartered in Munich, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, commonly known as BMW, is a German manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles. BMW is also notably the parent company of the luxury Rolls-Royce brand.
Production and sales. The headquarters and main factory are located in Zuffenhausen, a district in Stuttgart, but the Cayenne and Panamera models are manufactured in Leipzig, Germany, and parts for the SUV are also assembled in the Volkswagen Touareg factory in Bratislava, Slovakia.