Who Owns Who

BMW owns:
-Rolls Royce

Daimler/Chrysler owns:
-AMC (brand discontinued -- Chrysler bought AMC primarily for the Jeep brand which was owned by AMC)
-Eagle (brand discontinued)
-Hyundai (Daimler/Chrysler only owns 10% --13 May 04 changes!)
-Plymouth (brand discontinued)

Fiat owns:
-Alfa Romeo

Ford owns:
-Aston Martin (SALE PENDING)
-Land Rover (bought from BMW)
-Mazda (Ford owns 33% of Mazda)
-Volvo cars

Fuji Heavy Industries owns:

General Motors owns:
-Daewoo (GM owns 44%)
-Fiat (GM has decided to divorce itself from Fiat as of Feb '05, but will retain 10% ownership.)
-Oldsmobile (brand discontinued)
-Suzuki (2.5%, from 20%)

Honda owns:

Hyundai owns:

Isuzu owns:
(Mitsubishi Corp., Itochu Corp. and Mizuho Corporate Bank owns part of Isuzu.)

Mitsubishi Corp. owns:
-Isuzu (13.6%)
-Mitsubishi Motors Corp (13%)

Nissan owns:
-Renault (Nissan owns 15%)

PSA Peugeot Citroen owns:

Porsche owns:
-VW (~31%)

Renault owns:
-Nissan (Renault owns 44%)

Toyota owns:
-Daihatsu (~51%)
-Fuji Heavy Industries -- Subaru (Toyota owns ~20%. Toyota bought this from GM in late 2005. )
-Isuzu (5.9%, announced 7 Nov. 2006)

Volkswagen owns:

The automotive world is constantly changing so this article is will updated as needed.

Last update: 30 March 2007
Latest changes were: Porsche upping its stake in VW to about 31%. Also mentioned Ford's sale of Aston Martin

Michelin owns BFG, Uniroyal, Kleber
Bridgestone owns Firestone, Dayton
Goodyear owns Dunlop
Continental owns General, Hoosier

Tire Manufacturer Web Sites


Avon Tyres (Cooper-Avon Tyres) - UK
BFGoodrich Tires
BFGoodrich - Japan
Bridgestone - Europe
Bridgestone Consumer Tires - U.S. - Bridgestone, Firestone, and Dayton Consumer Tires.
Bridgestone/Firestone - Argentina
Bridgestone/Firestone Commercial Truck Tires
Bridgestone/Firestone Off Road Tires
Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. - With headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee and operations throughout North and South America, Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. is part of the worldwide Bridgestone Group.
Brisa - Turkey - Largest tire manufacturer in Turkey.
Cheng Shin Rubber Co. - A Taiwan based tire and rubber manufacturer.
Coker Tire
Continental AG - Continental Tires Corporate site in Germany.
Continental Tires
Cooper Tire and Rubber Company - Since 1914, manufacturers of tires and rubber products based upon the philosophy of good merchandise, fair play, and a square deal.
Dayton Tire
Denman Tire Corporation - Denman Tire Corporation has evolved through the years and is today the leader in the manufacturing of specialty tires.
Dunlop Tire Corporation - A full line tire supplier dedicated to the manufacturing and marketing of the world's finest and most technologically advanced passenger, performance, light truck, medium truck and motorcycle tires.
Dunlop - Germany
Dunlop - UK
Falken - Ohtsu, Japanese manufacturer of Falken Tires.
Federal Tires - Federal represents 40 years of excellence in the design and manufacturing of tires.
Firestone Agricultural Tires
Firestone Consumer Tires - U.S. - Bridgestone, Firestone, and Dayton Consumer Tires.
Fulda - Germany
Gajah Tunggal - Gajah Tunggal is the largest integrated tire manufacturer in southeast Asia and produces and markets a full range of tires and inner tubes for motorcycle, passenger cars, commercial and heavy equipment vehicles.
General Tire
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company - The Goodyear line is one of the most extensive on the planet. From big rigs to subcompacts, from combines to jets, we say the best tires in the world have Goodyear written all over them.
Goodyear - Australia
Goodyear - Mexico
Hankook Tires
Hoosier Tire
Janak Global Tire
Kelly-Springfield - America's oldest tire company. Site includes dealer locator and complete product descriptions.
Kumho - Europe
Lassa - Turkey
Marangoni - Italy
Matador - A Slovak Republic tire and rubber company.
Maxxis - U.S. subsidiary of Cheng Shin Tire manufacturer in Taiwan.
Mega-T - Israeli manufacturer of industrial tires.
Metzeler Motorcycle Tires
Michelin - Manufacture of tires & inner tubes for cars, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, aircraft, earth moving equipment and agricultural vehicles. Michelin also publishes a wide variety of maps and guides designed to encourage and enhance automotive travel.
Michelin - Brasil
Michelin - Canada
Michelin - France
Michelin - Germany
Michelin - Italy
Michelin - Japan
Michelin - Russia
Michelin - Spain
Michelin - UK
MRF Tires - India
Nankang Tires - a Chinese manufacturer of tire products.
National Tire Corporation
Nitto - Features high and ultra high performance radial tires that have unidirectional tire tread design that provides superior traction, wear and wet weather performance.
Nokian Tyres (NA) Ltd. - a Finnish company specializing in the manufacturer of tires, tubes, and retreading materials for autos, light trucks, forestry equipment, industrial, mining equipment and bicycles.
Pirelli motorsport
Pirelli Tire - High performance tires, cables,
Pirelli Tire - North America
Toyo Tires - Japanese manufacturer of high performance tires for automobiles, light and heavy duty trucks.
Uniroyal - Germany
Viking Tyres (UK) Ltd. - exclusive distributors of the Viking, Gislaved, and Barum brands of quality tyres througout England and Wales.
Yokohama - Yokohama Tire Company.