A brief history of Volkswagen

A brief history of Volkswagen

Of the ten top-selling car models in history, three are Volkswagen; the Beetle, the Golf and the Passat. Not one for fancy branding strategies, the current VW tagline is simply “Das Auto”, which literally translates to “the car”. They are Germany’s biggest car company...
A brief history of Skoda

A brief history of Skoda

Founded in 1859, Skoda has had a very interesting history as both a state-owned and privately owned car manufacturer. By 2016, Skoda sales had reached 1.13 million cars and profit had risen by 6.5%. But, how did this Czech manufacturer come to be? We take a...
A brief history of SEAT

A brief history of SEAT

Although it is an impressive 67 years old, SEAT is one of the younger car manufacturers, and its sporty cars show that it has no plans to slow down. Popularity for SEAT has grown and grown and seeing a SEAT on the road in the UK is as common as seeing a Golf or a...
A brief history of Porsche

A brief history of Porsche

Porsche are one of the most well-known brands in the world. Synonymous with luxury and style, Porsche has become just as much of a status symbol as designer clothes or luxury holidays. But how did the car manufacturer become the luxury icon it is today?...
A brief history of Mini

A brief history of Mini

Cute, iconic and unmistakably British, the Mini is an instantly recognisable little car with a devoted fan base. Despite its diminutive size, it has space for four passengers and even room for luggage in the boot. In 1999, the Mini was voted the second most...