In total, 67 brands have retail operations Down Under, offering just over 350 individual models.
To put that into perspective, the UK has just 48 mainstream brands.
Anyone worth their salt would think Ferrari is one of the world’s most valuable brands, right? Despite the Prancing Horse’s enviable pedigree, Interbrands ranked it only 98th in its annual survey for 2013, and last year Ferrari slipped outside the Top 100. That put it well behind more humble brands such as Kia (74th), Chevrolet (82nd) and performance car rival Porsche (60th).
Clearly, not everyone was sad to see the Hummer brand die in 2010. This quote is from Codepink activist Tighe Barry, who campaigned against the Hummer’s heavy fuel use and poor safety record for both the public and US Marines fi ghting in Iraq.