8 Popular American Car Brands

Most of the automobiles companies are either from the US or from Germany. Although the biggest share of car making is held either by Japan or Germany but at the same time, American car brands are also well-known in the world. World popular car brands like Ford, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Tesla, Pontiac, and Mosler are the most popular car brands in America. Following is the list of 8 popular American car brands.

1. Ford

When it comes to most popular American car brands then obviously Ford will be at number one position. In 16 June 1903, Henry Found formed this company. It is famous for its luxury & commercial vehicles and automotive parts. Last year, 173,554 cars were sold by Ford, which is 15% of the market share. American police also used Ford cars for its duty. Its most popular products are Fiesta, Focus, Fusion, Mustang, C-Max and Taurus.

2. Chrysler

Next car brand from America is Chrysler. It is difficult to comparison between Ford and Chrysler for the first position for the list of popular American car brands. Its business is not just bound to America. It is also popular out of America as well. Besides normal cars, electric and hybrid cars are its specialty. In 2015, five new model will be in the market, which are Dodge Viper SRT, Hellcat, Challenger SRT, Charger SRT and Challenger SRT 392. Besides these models its Chrysler 300 SRT is worthy to gain some experience.

3. Chevrolet

Chevrolet is the next most popular American brand owned by General Motors. It is the most popular brand of Europe as well. Chevrolet is among those cars, which gain huge popularity around the world. It provides services of vehicle financing, insurance, repairs, sales and oil changes. Total 36.9% cars of Chevrolet are sold in America out of total world sale. It has a big share in Brazilian and Chinese market as well. Every time, Chevrolet comes with latest innovation. Cruze, Malibu, Impala, Sonic Hatchback, Sonic Sedan and Spark are the hallmark of Chevrolet.

4. Cadillac

Cadillac is another popular American car brand, which is also owned by General Motors. It is known for its luxury vehicles around the world. This car is the icon of richest people of USA. In past, it was owned by Henry Ford Company (Ford) and later on was acquired by General Motors. In addition to America, it is widely distributed in 34 international market of the world. This brand has reinvent the concept of luxury car in the world. At that time it is dealing in mass variety of Coupe, Sedan and Sport Wagon. New version of Coupe ATS 2015 is on the way.

5. Tesla

A tremendous brand of America famous for its electric cars. Just 11 years old brand, which is nevertheless less with any multinational car brand. With in short period of time it collects huge popularity in America and out of America. It can challenge the popular American car brands in future. In addition to America, its demand has been increased to 8 countries. Speechless to comments on its new models Model S, Roadster and Model X. Surely it will magnetize you in its charm.

6. Dodge Viper

Dodge Viper is an American muscler and super car brand. It is popular for its sports and street race cars. It was founded in 1992. Up to 2012 it remained under the name of three different companies. Since 2012, it is owned by Chrysler Group LLC. Besides America, it is most popular in Europe as well. Challenger, Charger and Dart are its outstanding models. In start of 2014, it was included in the list of 10 most American cars list and biggest car manufacturer of America. 75% of its parts are manufactured in America.

7. Hennessey

fastest speed car. Same record was set by Venom GT in Naval Air Station Lemoore of US. Venom GT and Venom F5 are its popular products. Besides manufacturing own cars, Hennessey also made engine for Chevrolet (Camaro SS,ZL1 &Z/28, Suburban & Silverado 5.3L), Cadillac (CTS-V), Ford (Mustang & Raptor), McLaren (650S & MP4-12C), Jaguar (F-Type & R Models) and Ferrari (458 Italia, Spider & Speciale).

8. Fisker

The last most popular American car brand of the list. It was founded in 7 August 2007. First time plug in hybrid electric vehicles were introduced by this company. This is a high and tremendous achievement of a newly established carmaker company. Fisker is doing well in the American market. The extraordinary achievement of Fisker is in the shape of Fisker Karma, its well designed and highly tech product.

Note: This list is compiled after studying The List of Automobile Manufacturers of The United States, compiled by Wikipedia, and Market Data Center of The Wall Street Journal.

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