Founded in 1997 by Rolf Mertens, the Kokua bike company manufactures the most iconic balance bike, the likeabike.
Founded in 1918 by Sentarō Kuwahara as a small family enterprise, the Kuwahara Bicycle Company started business by selling bicycle parts wholesale.
Founded in 1892 by Willem Kölling and Rudolf Arentsen, Royal Dutch Gazelle is the most iconic bicycle manufacturer in the Netherlands.
Founded in 1976 by Andrew Ritchie, Brompton Bicycle is a manufacturer of folding bicycles. Ritchie named the company after the Brompton Oratory.
Founded in 1905 by Maurice Goudard and Marcel Mennesson as a manufacturer of radiators, Solex is mostly known for launching the first powered bicycle, the VéloSoleX.
Founded in 1974 by Mike Sinyard, Specialized is a manufacturer of high performance bicycles, mostly known for introducing the world’s first mountain bike.
Founded in 1885 by medical instrument maker Edoardo Bianchi, F.I.V. Edoardo Bianchi S.p.A is the world’s oldest bicycle-making company still in existence.
Founded in 1933 by Tullio Campagnolo, Campagnolo is an Italian manufacturer of high-end bicycle components, organized as groupsets.
Founded in 1985 by Jim Gentes, Giro is a US manufacturer of helmets, apparel and shoes for cycling, and goggles for skiing and snowboarding.
Founded in 1924 by August Bremicker, Abus (an acronym for August Bremicker und Söhne) is the world’s leading manufacturer of bicycle locks.
Founded in 1902 by G.H. van Leeuwen as Veenendaalsche IJzerfabriek, AXA Stenman is a leading manufacturer of home and bike security products.
Founded in 1971 by Michael Zane, Kryptonite is the manufacturer of bicycle locks, especially known for inventing the iconic U-lock.
Founded in 1951, originally as a manufacturer of ski equipment, Look today manufactures high-end ski bindings, bicycle frames and cycling equipment.
Designed in the 1930s by Jumbo bicycle parts in Ede, The Netherlands, Jumbo is the most iconic bicycle pump in the world.
Founded in 1881 by Louis Wijnberg as a glue factory, Simson today makes the most iconic bicycle repair kit.
Founded in 1866 in Hockley, Birmingham, Brooks England is a bicycle saddle manufacturer.
The Riva company was founded by Pietro Riva in 1842, and run by Carlo Riva through its 1969 sale to the American Whittaker Corporation.
Founded in 1944 by engineer Owen Maclaren as Andrews Maclaren, Ltd., Maclaren is a manufacturer of baby buggies, strollers and carriers based in the UK.
Founded in 1937, Volkswagen AG is a German car manufacturer headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Founded in 1937, Volkswagen AG is a German car manufacturer headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany and is now the second-largest automaker in the world.
Founded in 2003 by Martin Eberhard, Marc Tarpenning, JB Straubel, Ian Wright and Elon Musk, Tesla Motors is an American car manufacturer.
Founded in 1915 as a subsidiary of the ball bearing manufacturer SKF, AB Volvo is a Swedish manufacturing company headquartered in Gothenburg.
Produced from 1941 to 1945 by Willys-Overland as a four-wheel drive utility vehicle for war use, the Willys MB was the world’s first Jeep.
A limousine is a luxury sedan with a lengthened wheelbase, driven by a chauffeur. The first ‘stretch limousine’ was created by a coach company named Armbruster, who designed cars for big bands.
Introduced in 1984, the Renault Espace is one of the first multi-purpose vehicle (MPVs) in the world. The project was started by Matra, one of the French Renault partners, but was marketed under the Renault brand.
Initially, a roadster was an American term for a two-seat car with no weather protection. By the 1970s, usage of the term evolved to open two-seat cars of sporting appearance or character.
Introduced in 1963 by Porsche AG, the Porsche 911 is a the most iconic high performance sports car.
Launched in 1970 by Land Rover and still in production today, the Range Rover is the most iconic luxury SUV.
Founded in 1929 by Wally Byam, Airstream is a brand of luxury caravans, easily recognized by their polished aluminum coachwork and the use of rivets.
Founded in 1904 by Dr. Hugo Güldner, Dr. Carl von Linde and Dr. Georg von Krauss as Güldner-Motoren-Gesellschaft, Linde Material Handling GmbHis a manufacturer of forklift and warehouse trucks and is the market leader in Europe.
Founded in 1949 by Heinz Kettler, Kettler is a German manufacturer of riding toys, exercise equipment and garden furniture.
Founded in 1884 by Rinaldo Piaggio, Piaggio is the manufacturer of the world’s most iconic scooter, the Vespa.
Two wooden runners joined by a pull-bar for stability, and the word ‘DAVOS’ branded on the central wooden slat: this simple design makes the Davos the most iconic sledge in the world.
Founded in 1942 by Joseph-Armand Bombardier, who obtained a patent for the ‘B7 snowmobile’ in 1937, Bombardier started a manufacturer of tracked vehicles designed for traveling over snow.
Founded in 1946 by Enrico Nardi and Renato Danese, and initially named ‘ND’, Nardi designed some of the most recognizable steering wheels for the worlds top car manufacturers.
Founded in 1999 by Max Barenburg, Bugaboo International B.V. is a Dutch design company that makes pushchairs for infants and toddlers.
Founded in 1836 by John Deere as repair shop and manufacturer of small tools, John Deere today manufactures agricultural, construction, and forestry machinery, and lawn care equipment.