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This is a discussion on Tesla using Mercedes parts? within the CLA General Discussion forums, part of the Mercedes-Benz CLA Forum category; this was from a google hit posted back in 2013 so it's dated... BMW owns: Mini and Rolls Royce. Fiat owns: Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, ...

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    this was from a google hit posted back in 2013 so it's dated...

    BMW owns: Mini and Rolls Royce.

    Fiat owns: Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Ferrari, Jeep, Lancia, Maserati, Ram and SRT.

    Ford Motor Company owns: Lincoln and a small stake in Mazda.

    General Motors owns: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC. GM owns a controlling interest in Opel and Vauxhall in Europe and Holden in Australia. (The U.S. Treasury Department is in the process of selling off the remaining GM stock holidngs.)

    Honda owns: Acura.

    Hyundai owns: Kia.

    Tata Motors (India) owns: Jaguar and Land Rover.

    Mazda mostly independently owned (Ford has small stake)

    Mitsubishi is independently owned.

    Daimler AG owns: Mercedes-Benz and Smart.

    Nissan owns: Infiniti. (Nissan, in turn, is owned by Renault.)

    Saab is owned by National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS).

    Subaru: Owned by Fuji Heavy Industries with Toyota a minority partner.

    Tesla: Toyota is a minority partner. Partnership with Daimler AG.

    Toyota Motor Company owns: Lexus, Scion, Daihatsu and Hino Motors, with a stake in Fuji Industries (Subaru's parent company) and Isuzu.

    Volkswagen owns: Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, and overseas-brands SEAT and Skoda.

    Volvo is owned by Chinese-automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, aka Geely.
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    Most of the common parts wont be made by Mercedes anyway. Most automakers actually make the body in white, the engine and ... not a lot else. Switches will probably be made by Valeo or someone and sold to various OEMs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy Kaira View Post
    Most of the common parts wont be made by Mercedes anyway. Most automakers actually make the body in white, the engine and ... not a lot else. Switches will probably be made by Valeo or someone and sold to various OEMs
    yup

    it's all just sub-oem parts integration
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