The German automotive industry is huge and it is expanding day by day. It is the single biggest employer, with close to one million people working. This huge amount of workforce makes Germany the leader in automobile production in all of Europe. Their automotive industry has a yearly output of more than 6 million, this puts Germany 3rd on the list of highest automobile production by each country.
This entire thing started back in 1870s-1880s, when Karl Benz made the first 4 stroke combustion engine. Karl Benz and Nikolaus Otto revolutionized the automobile.
Because of these men, German cars are known as some of the best cars in the world. German car brands are now known for their performance, design and reliability. We will take a look at a few of the best German automakers.
The three best German automakers are also the three best Luxury selling automakers in the world, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.
Mercedes-Benz: Manufactures luxury automobiles, buses, trucks and coaches. Was founded in 1926, since then Mercedes-Benz vehicles are the epitome of luxury. Their vehicles look great, perform great and will last you years.
Audi: Manufactures all types of luxury vehicles: sedans, Coupes and SUVs. Founded in 1932 by August Horch. Audi vehicles are very popular in North America, Audi vehicles are well suited for people looking to buy an entry level luxury vehicle, and you can buy one for close to $30,000. But if you are looking for a high performance, ultra-luxury vehicle from Audi, check out the Audi R8.
BMW: BayerischeMotorenWerke manufactures automobiles, engines and motorcycles. Founded in 1916, BMW has become increasingly popular in the United States. Driving in the US, you will see tons of BMW, in the recent years, BMW has become very popular since they manufacture long-lasting and awesome vehicles.
These are only a few of the best German automakers, for a complete list, check out Wikipedia.