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EVOLUTION OF AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY

Automobile Industry:

Automobile industry plays a very vital role in many ways. It is a huge industry and it has evolved and transformed tremendously over the decades rather centuries. The first vehicles were designed primarily as horse-free carriages in the United States of America towards the end of 18th century and just before the beginning of 19th century. That is when the revolution in using automobiles started and they were manufactured predominantly by the USA like almost 90% of the entire automobile carriages in those days.

Those were the times when automobiles were considered as a luxury and hence only a very elite few would possess them. Later on, other big players like China, Japan, France, Germany emerged turning the tables of the entire automobile production industry. Automobiles come in various forms, makes, colours, fuels and speed. Over the years due to the great evolution in the automobile industry, many new forms and companies have emerged thereby creating a lot of competition globally. Because of this enormous transformation in the automobile industry as well as the great evolution of technology, having a vehicle is no longer a luxury and every single family have it now.

Manufacture and production:

The federation based in Paris namely “International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturersor popularly called as “Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles” in French, is a head organization that facilitates communication and co-ordination between the automotive or the automobile manufacturing and producing countries. This organization also conducts the global auto shows to showcase the new production lines. Some of the countries that arrange auto shows every year are the USA, the UK, India, China, Japan, Italy, Thailand, Russia, Germany, South Korea, Switzerland, Netherlands, Brazil and Belgium. These are the major players in the manufacture of automobiles as well as their parts.

Types of automobiles:

There are many different types of automobiles such Bikes, Motorcycles, Autos or three wheelers, other passenger vehicles like such passenger cars, light commercial vehicles (LCV) to carry goods, Heavy trucks (HCV – Heavy Commercial Vehicles) to carry very heavy goods and materials, Buses and coaches to carry passengers as well as trains. All these vehicles come in different types, ranges, colours, makes as well as weight. They also come with engines that support many different fuel types such as Petrol, Diesel, CNG, Electric, as well as Gasoline. All these automobiles that are currently available in the market are come with latest technology, safety and security features and in various ranges.

Major players in the automobile industry:

The main global players in manufacturing automotive vehicles are the Toyota Motor Corporation, Honda Motor Company, Nissan, Suzuki Motor Corporation from Japan, The general Motors Company, Ford Motor Company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles from USA, Volkswagen Group AG from Germany, Hyundai Motor Group from South Korea and PSA Peugeot Citroën SA from France. Of course there are other major players like BMW, Mercedes Benz, KIA, Renault, Jaguar, Isuzu etc., in various ranges and types. Automobiles are no longer considered as luxury but they have become a necessity and an everyday need for all.