André Citroën
André-Gustave Citroën ([ɑ̃dʁe ɡystav sitʁɔɛn]; 5 February 1878 – 3 July 1935) was a French industrialist and freemason. He is remembered chiefly for the make of car named after him, but also for his a...
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Herbert Quandt
Herbert Werner Quandt (22 June 1910 – 2 June 1982), was a German industrialist who is regarded as having saved BMW when it was at the point of bankruptcy and made huge profit in doing so.
He...
Christian von Koenigsegg
Christian Erland Harald von Koenigsegg (born July 2, 1972) is the founder of the Swedish high-performance automobile manufacturer Koenigsegg Automotive AB.When Koenigsegg was five years old, he saw th...
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Vincenzo Lancia
Vincenzo Lancia (24 August 1881 in Fobello, Piedmont – 15 February 1937 in Turin) was an Italian pilot, engineer and founder of Lancia.Vincenzo Lancia was born in the small village of Fobello on...
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Ignác Šustala
Ignác Šustala (1822, Kopřivnice, Moravia – 1891) was a Czech entrepreneur, and the founder of the Nesselsdorfer Wagenbau-Fabriksgesellschaft company, which later became Tatra.He was born in Kopřivnice...
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Henry Bauchet
The Henry Bauchet (1879-1970), was a French automobile manufactured only in 1903. It was a 5/8 cv twin-cylinder light car from Rethel which was sold directly to the public and which may have succeeded...
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Gustaf Larson
Erik Gustaf Larson (8 July 1887 — 4 July 1968) was a Swedish automotive engineer and the co-founder of Volvo. He held a Master of Science (M. Sc.) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Insti...
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H.F.S. Morgan
Henry Frederick Stanley Morgan (1881–1959) known as H.F.S. was an English sports car manufacturer and founder of the Morgan Motor Company (MMC) and its Chairman from 1937 until his death in 1959. Henr...
Horacio Pagani (auto executive)
Horacio Pagani (born 10 November 1955) is the Argentine founder of Pagani Automobili S.p.A., an Italian specialty auto-maker.
Horacio Pagani's father was a baker descended from Italian emigrants. ...
Jem Marsh
Jeremy George Weston "Jem" Marsh (15 April 1930 – 2 March 2015) was a British engineer, motor manufacturer and race driver, born in Clifton, Bristol, England. He entered the motor industry through his...
Auguste Doriot
Auguste Frederic Doriot (24 October 1863 – 1955) was a French motoring pioneer who developed, built and raced cars for Peugeot before founding his own manufacturing company D.F.P. in combination with ...
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Hub van Doorne
Hubert Jozef (“Hub”) van Doorne (1 January 1900 – 23 May 1979) was the founder of Van Doorne's Aanhangwagenfabriek (Trailer factory) and of Van Doorne's Automobielfabriek (vehicle factory) known, espe...
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Louis Delâge
Louis Delâge (March 22, 1874 – December 14, 1947), was a French pioneer automotive engineer and manufacturer.Born Pierre Louis Delâge to a family of modest means in Cognac in the Charente dépar...
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Émile Delahaye
Emile Delahaye (October 16, 1843 – June 1, 1905) was a French automotive pioneer who founded Delahaye Automobiles.Emile Delahaye was born in Tours, Indre-et-Loire, in the Loire Valley. He studied engi...
William Hillman
William Hillman (13 November 1848 – 4 February 1921) was a British bicycle and automobile manufacturer. In partnership with Louis Coatalen he founded the Hillman-Coatalen Company in 1907, later the Hi...
Václav Laurin
Václav Laurin (16 October 1865, Kamení near Pěnčín - 13 August 1930, Mladá Boleslav) was a Czech engineer, entrepreneur and industrialist who co-founded automobile manufacturer Laurin & Klement th...
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George Johnston (engineer)
George Johnston (1855–1945) was a Scottish engineer. He was the son of the Reverend James Johnston, of Springburn's United Presbyterian Church. George spent the early part of his career in locomotive ...
Nicola Romeo
Nicola Romeo ([niˈkɔla roˈmɛo]; Sant'Antimo, 28 April 1876 - Magreglio, 15 August 1938) was an Italian engineer and an entrepreneur.Romeo graduated with a degree in engineering from the Politecnico di...
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Robert Bamford
Robert Bamford (1883–1942) was a British engineer, who with Lionel Walker Birch Martin (1878– 21 October 1945), founded a company in January 1913 that became Aston Martin.
He was born in Lamarsh i...
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Enzo Ferrari
Enzo Anselmo Ferrari ([ˈɛntso anˈsɛlmo ferˈrari]; 18 February 1898 – 14 August 1988) Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI was an Italian motor racing driver and entrepreneur, the founder of the Scuderia...
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Giovanni Battista Ceirano
Giovanni Battista Ceirano (1 October 1860–1912) was an Italian entrepreneur and car pioneer. The first motorcar he designed and built was the Well-Eyes, but he sold the rights to Giovanni Agnelli of F...
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Gottlieb Daimler
Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler ([ˈɡɔtliːp ˈdaɪmlɐ]; March 17, 1834 – March 6, 1900) was an engineer, industrial designer and industrialist born in Schorndorf (Kingdom of Württemberg, a federal state of the ...
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James Borwick, 5th Baron Borwick
Geoffrey Robert James "Jamie" Borwick, 5th Baron Borwick (born 7 March 1955) is a British businessman, hereditary peer and member of the House of Lords. He was educated at Eton College.Jamie Borwick w...
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August Horch
August Horch (12 October 1868 – 3 February 1951) was a German engineer and automobile pioneer, the founder of the manufacturing giant which would eventually become Audi.
Horch was born in Wi...
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Frank Costin
Francis Albert "Frank" Costin (8 June 1920 – 5 February 1995) was an automotive engineer who advanced monocoque chassis design and was instrumental in adapting aircraft aerodynamic knowledge for autom...
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