There are more automakers in the world than the members of the Big 3, Big 6 and Exotic 8. There are cottage automakers, niche builders and boutique brands hiding in the world's every nook and cranny. Forbes recently compiled a list of the Top Ten Auto Brands You've Never Heard Of. Clearly Forbes and Autoblog do not share the same audience of readers, as you should be well aware of more than half the companies on the list if you read this site. There were a few that caught us by surprise, like Au
What’s in a name? Plenty, apparently. Many readers have taken Autoblog to task for referencing the Big Three—Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors—as the “Big 2 1/2”, “Big 2”, or “Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler: the American half of DaimlerChrysler”.