Famous Automobile Industry - List of Famous Automobile Industry

The automobile industry is among the most significant economic sectors of the world. This industry deals with the design, manufacture, repair, maintenance, sales and dealerships in automobiles like cars, buses, motorcycles, auto rickshaws, etc. The industry is so vast that it provides various types of business opportunities not just in sales and dealerships of automobiles, but also in several types of service businesses. The pervasiveness of automobile usage among the general population makes it a very lucrative business to get in. The world’ demand for cars and other passenger automobiles in on the rise and China, U.S. and Japan are among the biggest manufacturers of automobiles. While automobile production involves considerable investment and can be undertaken only by big business houses, there are many other opportunities in the industry to be explored by smaller businesses. Production of automobile components and dealerships in new and second-hand cars are profitable areas for entrepreneurs to venture into. The scope for service businesses in this field is also enormous. Repair and maintenance shops, car rentals, automobile financing, online car dealerships, etc. are among the exciting new avenues that many business people have entered into. This section gives you information about the personal and professional lives and works, through biographies and timelines, of various famous automobile entrepreneurs from all over the world.

The Most Famous Automobile Industry

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Bernie EcclestoneOctober 28, 1930BritishBernie Ecclestone is a reputed British businessman, best known as the former CEO of the ‘Formula One Group.’ This biography profiles his childhood, family, personal life, career, etc.
Alfred P. SloanMay 23, 1875AmericanAlfred Sloan was an American business executive and philanthropist, known for his notable contributions to automotive industry
Ratan TataDecember 28, 1937IndianRatan Tata is one of the leading Indian industrialists, ex- Chairman of the largest Indian conglomerate, Tata Group of Companies
Henry FordJuly 30, 1863AmericanHenry Ford was the founder of the Ford Motors Company, had brought a revolution in the automobile industry
Bill FordMay 3, 1957AmericanBill Ford is a prominent American businessman and is the chairman of Ford Motor Company
Elon MuskJune 28, 1971Canadian, South African, AmericanThe famous entrepreneur, engineer-innovator, Elon Musk is known for his pro-environment inventions like the electricity powered sports car ‘Tesla Roadster’
Thomas EdisonFebruary 11, 1847AmericanOne of the leading inventors of the USA, Thomas Edison was a multitalented personality
Lee IacoccaOctober 15, 1924AmericanLee Iacocca is a businessman famous for reviving the Chrysler Corporation from near bankruptcy
J. R. D. TataJuly 29, 1904IndianJ.R.D.Tata was an Indian businessman and aviator who founded TCS, Tata Motors and Air India
Ghanshyam Das BirlaApril 10, 1894IndianGhanshyam Das Birla was a prominent Indian businessman and a member of the well-known Birla family.
Louis Renault

Louis Renault

Louis Renault was a French industrialist and a pioneer of automobile industry

FrenchFebruary 12, 1877139 views

Louis Chevrolet

Louis Chevrolet was a Swiss-American car racer who designed the first Chevrolet automobile and also founded the ‘Frontenac Motor Corporation’

SwissDecember 25, 1878119 views

Elon Musk

The famous entrepreneur, engineer-innovator, Elon Musk is known for his pro-environment inventions like the electricity powered sports car ‘Tesla Roadster’

CanadianJune 28, 1971172 views

Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata is one of the leading Indian industrialists, ex- Chairman of the largest Indian conglomerate, Tata Group of Companies

IndianDecember 28, 1937235 views

Ghanshyam Das Birla

Ghanshyam Das Birla was a prominent Indian businessman and a member of the well-known Birla family.

IndianApril 10, 1894147 views

J. R. D. Tata

J.R.D.Tata was an Indian businessman and aviator who founded TCS, Tata Motors and Air India

IndianJuly 29, 1904151 views

Thomas Edison

One of the leading inventors of the USA, Thomas Edison was a multitalented personality

AmericanFebruary 11, 1847166 views

Bill Ford

Bill Ford is a prominent American businessman and is the chairman of Ford Motor Company

AmericanMay 3, 1957188 views

Alfred P. Sloan

Alfred Sloan was an American business executive and philanthropist, known for his notable contributions to automotive industry

AmericanMay 23, 1875308 views

Lee Iacocca

Lee Iacocca is a businessman famous for reviving the Chrysler Corporation from near bankruptcy

AmericanOctober 15, 1924161 views