Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, commonly known as BMW  is a German automobile company headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.    

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, or FCA, is the world’s seventh largest automobile manufacturer, with global headquarters in London. It was formed in 2014 by the merger of Fiat (founded in 1899) and Chrysler (founded in 1925). It designs, engineers, manufactures and sells passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, components and production systems.

Ford Motor Company

The Ford Motor Company, known as Ford, is an American multinational auto manufacturer, with its headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated in 1903. Ford pioneered methods for large-scale manufacturing of cars and large-scale management of an industrial workforce, including moving assembly lines.

General Motors

General Motors has called Detroit, aka Motor City, home since 1908. Having grown beyond simply manufacturing vehicles, the modern GM now incorporates all aspects of the auto-vehicle market - including the offering of financial services and distribution.

Johnson Controls

Founded in 1883 as an electronics company, Johnson Controls now works across a number of sectors to create energy and operations systems for buildings and vehicles, with the growth of the Internet of Things set to ensure that it becomes a household name over the next decade.


Part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, the company can trace its roots back to 1911 when it was founded as the Kwaishinsha Motor Car Works. Now Nissan is the world’s sixth largest automobile manufacturer, with an employee base of around 160,000 employees and a production output in excess of 5 million in 2014.

PSA Peugeot Citroën

PSA Peugeot Citroën is a French multinational manufacturer of automobiles sold under the Peugeot and Citroën marques. Headquartered in Paris, it has operations in 160 countries, and is the second-largest Europe-based automaker. Its operations also include automobile parts, financing, logistics and motorcycle production.


Renault is a French multinational vehicle manufacturer established in 1899, and headquartered in Paris. It now produces cars and vans under three brands - Renault, Dacia, and Renault Samsung Motors. In the past, it has also produced trucks, tractors, tanks, buses and autorail vehicles.


Founded in 1891 in Malmo, and named after the surrounding province, the modern Scania is now headquartered just outside of Stockholm.  Now with a production base at 10 sites in seven countries in Europe and South America, Scania has an employee base of around 38,000 people.