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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
julian-matthias added Peugeot

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

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Plymouth is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
nkosa added Plymouth The most famous model is the Superbird

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Vincent Motorcycles is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Vincent Motorcycles

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LaSalle is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added LaSalle

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

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

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Daimler-Benz is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Daimler-Benz

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Triumph is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Triumph

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Automobile Dacia is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
jackslee2 added Automobile Dacia

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American Motors is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked

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Gumpert is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
dc123 added Gumpert

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Tata Motors is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
SANDEEP24 added Tata Motors

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

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Acura is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Acura

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Kia is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Kia

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Auto Union is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Auto Union

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

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Lancia is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Lancia

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Infinity is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Infinity

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Cooper Car Company is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Cooper Car Company

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Brabham is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Brabham

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British Motor Corporation is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added British Motor Corporation

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Trabant is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Trabant

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NSU is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Msrs added NSU

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Daihatsu is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added Daihatsu

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SsangYong Motor Company is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Ferry73 added SsangYong Motor Company

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Iran Khodro is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
sogol added Iran Khodro

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Jensen Motors is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Jensen Motors

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Muntz Car Company is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Muntz Car Company

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UAZ is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added UAZ

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Amphicar is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Amphicar

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Bizzarrini is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Bizzarrini

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Heinkel is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Heinkel

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ZiL is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added ZiL

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Arrol-Johnston is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Arrol-Johnston

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Automobili Stanguellini is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Automobili Stanguellini

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Innocenti is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Innocenti

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Bandini Automobili is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Bandini Automobili

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Moskvitch is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Moskvitch

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Checker Motors Corporation is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Checker Motors Corporation

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Messerschmitt is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Messerschmitt

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

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Moretti Motor Company is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Moretti Motor Company

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Elva is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Elva

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BelAZ is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added BelAZ

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DKW is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added DKW

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Railton is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Railton

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Marmon Motor Car Company is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Marmon Motor Car Company

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Divco is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Best Car Manufacturers of All Time, Ranked
Dimos Dicoudis added Divco