150 Years of Car Groups

Here’s something interesting: did you know that 5 of the top 13 automobile groups own 33 car brands between them? All 13 car groups own 56 brands in all. In a piece entitled Changing Lanes: 150 Years of Car Groups, Leasing Options takes a look at how car branding has changed over the last century and a half. It’s very interesting and encapsulated in one infographic:

Aaron Turpen
An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at AaronOnAutos.com.