American Car Brands – The Best of American Automobiles
As they say, all empires must fall and great things cannot last forever. This is true of American car brands. The used to be the top car brands in the world but now it seems that other car companies from other countries have cought up to them. You have cars that look better, driver faster, and better quality. There have been more than 1000 car manufactures in the USA over the last hundred years but only a handfull have remained. It is not all bad news but there have been a bunch of bad cars over time and this killed the market. Today, there are plenty of great American autos on the road to choose from.
American autos and all cars are not perfect but they have come a long way. We covered muscle cars in another article and today we list some of the most popular American car brands that we have selected.
Henry Ford invented the assembly line and revolutionized the car making industry. This is why, people respect the name of the Ford company. It was founded 110 years ago and is a truly American car brand. Ford has its Headquarts in Detroit, MI. Ford is the best-selling American car brand in the USA and one of its trucks led to this great success (F-150). The most popular models are Ford Explorer, Fusion, Escape, and F-150. You will see below that companies in the USA try very hard to compete with the F-Series.
If you like performance cars and muscle cars, then Chevrolet is an American car brand you will love. Chevrolet is also called 'Chevy' and has become well known globally for its quality and design The Chevy Camaro and Corvette have been featured in many movies like transformers to show off their power and engine noise. Chevrolet sells one million autos per year and some of them are regular sedans and every-day cars. Chery has the pickup truck silverado that it uses to compete with F-150 above.
Cadillac has built a reputaion that it has luxury car models. This American car brand was started in 1902 by Henry Leland. Most of the sales from from the USA and Canada and the main car models being sold are the ATS and CTS. The ads for those sedans target 40 year old men both single or maried. It is said that in 2013 they had their best year in sales. This luxury car brand (Cadillac) has some unique awards and is considered successful. I personally do not like those large sedans nor their ads. the logo however implies expensive luxury.
Dodge is another American car brand that is 100 years old. They started selling car parts to car makers and then in the ealier 1900's they started producing their own cars. Have you heard of the Dodge Viper? Well it is their best car but has not been branded under SRT Viper when Chrysler Group restructured. Dodge is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Dodge has a pickup truck that model that it promotes to compete with the F-150 mentioned above