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List Rules Your favorite car manufacturers of all time, whether or not they're still in business.

Since the inception of the automobile over 100 years ago, the car manufacturing industry has been one of the most competitive businesses in modern history. With so many models and body types to choose from, car manufacturers need to combine a sleek model with fuel efficiency, safety and affordability in order to attract potential customers to buy their cars. Over the past few years, car manufacturers have done their best to combine these elements in order to match customer's wants and sensibilities. With hybrid cars becoming more mainstream, manufacturers are creating new models to catch up to the demand.

Some of the best car manufacturers are the most expensive. Making a high-demand vehicle is something that many manufacturers strive to do and sports cars like Porsche and Ferrari are always mentioned as the best cars due to the look of their cars and how fast they can go. Popular brands that have a variety body types are Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, BMW, Nissan and Honda to name a few.

Vote up the car manufacturer and best car makers that you think are the best. There is no right or wrong answer to why you think a particular car maker is better than the other; it's up to you to decide. From the top car company to the top car makers, they're all here on this car makers list, for car shoppers to peruse and vote on.
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Peugeot is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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SEAT is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Plymouth is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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Automobile Dacia is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Gumpert is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Daimler-Benz is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Zagoto is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Zagoto

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Tata Motors is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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American Motors is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Peterbilt is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Austin-Healey is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Auto Union is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Scuderia Serenissima is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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British Motor Corporation is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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American Motors Incorporated is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Nash Healey is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Messerschmitt is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Studebaker is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Automobili Stanguellini is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Kaiser-Frazer is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Brabham is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Amphicar is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Reliant is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Alpine is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Cooper Car Company is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Lada is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Jensen Motors is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Vincent Motorcycles is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Facel is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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IMZ-Ural is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Matra is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Bristol Cars is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Trabant is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Checker Motors Corporation is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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UAZ is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
UAZ

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Trident is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Iran Khodro is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Railton is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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ZiL is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
ZiL

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Albatros is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Arrol-Johnston is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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American Austin Car Company is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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GAZ is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
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Innocenti is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Autobianchi is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Marmon Motor Car Company is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Frazer Nash is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Bandini Automobili is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Bristol Siddeley is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked