Volvo

Did you know, Volvo originated as a Swedish automotive, truck, bus and heavy equipment manufacturer in 1927? Forming from a division of the ball bearing company SKF established in 1915, the first car named the Volvo OV4 series was created in 1927 followed by the PV-4....

Volkswagen

Did you know, Volkswagen was founded by Porsche founder Ferninand Porsche in 1937? In fact, the German automobile company was headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. The Volkswagen mbH “Gezuvor” was the first peoples car designed for the public in 1937. Soon, this car...

Toyota

Did you know, the Toyota Motor Corporation was founded by Kiichiro Toyoda in 1937? Hiichiro started the company as a spin-off of Toyota Industries, his father’s company. In 1933, while Toyota was still a division of Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, the first cars were...

Smart

Did you know, Smart, the automobile, is a division of Daimler AG created in 1994? This unique car division specializes in building what they call micro-cars. The first cars were called the Smart City Coupe and City Cabrio. Soon after in the 2000’s, the Smart...

Scion

Did you know, Scion is a division of the Toyota Motor Corporation created in 2002? In fact, Scion was a direct result of Project Genesis, created to lure younger buyers to the Toyota brand in California. The first Scion vehicles included the xA and xB. After a...