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

Henry Ford Henry Ford
American

Lee Iacocca Lee Iacocca
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

Eddie JordanEddie Jordan
Northern Irish

Giorgetto GiugiaroGiorgetto Giugiaro
Italian
Soichiro HondaSoichiro Honda
Japanese

Walter ChryslerWalter Chrysler
American
Horace Elgin DodgeHorace Elgin Dodge
American

Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und HalbachAlfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach
German

Harley EarlHarley Earl
American
Pierre S. du PontPierre S. du Pont
American
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Henry M. LelandHenry M. Leland
American
William Morris, 1st Viscount NuffieldWilliam Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield
British

Robert NardelliRobert Nardelli
American

David Dunbar BuickDavid Dunbar Buick
American, Scottish

Ralph GillesRalph Gilles
Canadian, American
Charles Stewart MottCharles Stewart Mott
American

Brooks StevensBrooks Stevens
American

Sergio PininfarinaSergio Pininfarina
Italian

Errett Lobban CordErrett Lobban Cord
American

Elwood HaynesElwood Haynes
American
Genichi KawakamiGenichi Kawakami
Japanese

Gabriel VoisinGabriel Voisin
French
Nuccio BertoneNuccio Bertone
Italian

Dante GiacosaDante Giacosa
Italian

Chung Mong-hunChung Mong-hun
South Korean
Alexandre DarracqAlexandre Darracq
French

Ransom Eli OldsRansom Eli Olds
American
Roy Brown Jr.Roy Brown Jr.
Canadian, American

Vincent BendixVincent Bendix
American

Edward Henry HarrimanEdward Henry Harriman
American

William WheelwrightWilliam Wheelwright
American

Charles Stewart RollsCharles Stewart Rolls
British, Welsh
Sir George Burns, 1st BaronetSir George Burns, 1st Baronet
Scottish

John CrerarJohn Crerar
American

Ohno TaiichiOhno Taiichi
Chinese, Japanese

Chung Se YungChung Se Yung
South Korean
Kohei MatsudaKohei Matsuda
Japanese
Masaya HanaiMasaya Hanai
Japanese

Takashi IshiharaTakashi Ishihara
Japanese