List of famous people in the automobile industry with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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.

Elon Musk Elon Musk
Canadian, American, South African

Lee Iacocca Lee Iacocca
American

Henry Ford Henry Ford
American

Edsel Ford Edsel Ford
American

Edd China Edd China
British

Ferdinand Porsche Ferdinand Porsche
Austrian, German, Hungarian

John Elkann John Elkann
Italian, American
Louis Chevrolet Louis Chevrolet
Swiss, American

Bill Ford Bill Ford
American

Henry Ford IIHenry Ford II
American
Giorgetto GiugiaroGiorgetto Giugiaro
Italian

Soichiro HondaSoichiro Honda
Japanese

William C. DurantWilliam C. Durant
American
Walter ChryslerWalter Chrysler
American

Eddie JordanEddie Jordan
Northern Irish
Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und HalbachAlfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach
German

Robert NardelliRobert Nardelli
American

Henry M. LelandHenry M. Leland
American
William Morris, 1st Viscount NuffieldWilliam Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield
British
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Ralph GillesRalph Gilles
Canadian, American
David Dunbar BuickDavid Dunbar Buick
American, Scottish

Brooks StevensBrooks Stevens
American

Charles Stewart MottCharles Stewart Mott
American

Sergio PininfarinaSergio Pininfarina
Italian
Elwood HaynesElwood Haynes
American

Alexandre DarracqAlexandre Darracq
French

Errett Lobban CordErrett Lobban Cord
American

Gabriel VoisinGabriel Voisin
French

Dante GiacosaDante Giacosa
Italian
Ransom Eli OldsRansom Eli Olds
American

Edward Henry HarrimanEdward Henry Harriman
American
Charles Stewart RollsCharles Stewart Rolls
British, Welsh

Ohno TaiichiOhno Taiichi
Chinese, Japanese