Do You Know These Car Brands That Start With M?

by Mohammed Burman | 08/08/2020
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This article is going to provide you with a list of the car brands that start with M and some additional information on some of the most popular ones. Read on to discover.

Let’s continue with the series of our posts on the car brands that start with letters. Previously, we have provided you with a list of car brands that start with A and S. This time, the letter M will be our main focus. The car brands that start with M include Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra, Maserati, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Mini, Maybach, MG Motors, McLaren, Mercury, etc. If you are interested in discovering extra information on some of the most popular ones among them, do not hesitate to read on.


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Marui Suzuki Limited

  • Foundation Year: 1981

  • Founders: Government of India

  • Headquarters: New Delhi, India

  • Official Website:

Maruti Suzuki Limited is formerly Maruti Udyog Limited which was founded by the Government of India in 1981 with a view to merging with the Japanese automaker Suzuki one year later. Being a 56.21% owned subsidiary of the Suzuki, Maruti Suzuki is the largest car manufacturer in India. The auto company produces popular cars which include Maruti Vitara Brezza, Maruti Wagon R, Maruti Swift, Maruti Alto K10, Maruti Celerio, etc.

maruti suzuki logo

The name of Maruti Suzuki is a combination of the first word of Maruti Udyog Limited and Suzuki. The company logo has experienced changes throughout its existence. In the former logo, the names of the two companies were positioned on top of each other. On the other hand, in the new one, these names are located side by side. The font of the letters have been kept intact; however, the colour has become lighter, which makes the logo become more vivid. The old tagline “Count on us” has also given way to the new one “Way of Life”.


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Mahindra & Mahindra

  • Foundation Year: 1945

  • Founders: Kailash Chandra Mahindra, Jagdish Chandra Mahindra, Malik Ghulam Muhammad

  • Headquarters: Mumbai, India

  • Subsidiaries: SsangYong

  • Official Website:

The next popular auto brand that starts with M is Mahindra & Mahindra which is an Indian multinational automaker. It is the biggest tractor manufacturer and seller in the world and one of the most popular car companies in India. The company name Mahindra & Mahindra must be derived from the surname of the founders the company. Mahindra also means King, God or great Indra of the Earth.

mahindra logo

Mahindra logo, despite looking quite simple in comparison with other car logos, represents an important philosophy of the carmaker. The icon on the car logo resembles the letter “M”, which is the starting letter of the company name. It also represents three divisions pointing upwards: possibilities, services and products. Furthermore, they also follow the three basic principles: accepting no limits, thinking alternatively and driving positive change. All of these make the Mahindra logo outstanding from others.


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  • Foundation Year: 1926

  • Founders: Gottlieb Daimler, Karl Benz

  • Headquarters: Stuttgart, Germany

  • Official Website:

Being a division of Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz is a global luxury car manufacturer. The auto brand is well-known for luxury vehicles, coaches, lorries and buses. It is also the oldest continuously produced automotive line in the world. Established in India in 1994, Mercedes-Benz India Ltd has headquarters located in Chakan, Pune, Maharashtra. It is also the pioneer in the luxury car market in India. The German luxury automaker has created a certain amount of prestige in the country with a variety of consumer-centric engagement events in India such as Drive Events and MercedesTrophy.

mercedes benz logo

The name Mercedes-Benz has a very interesting history. Originally, the company was founded by Gottlieb Daimler, and Karl Benz and was named Daimler-Benz to memorize the founders. After Gottlieb Daimler passed away, Emil Jellinek, a racing enthusiast and entrepreneur was brought on by chief engineer Wilhelm Maybach. Emil named the new cars which he helped create after his daughter, Mercédès Jellinek, which means “mercy” in Spanish. Later on, while the company continued to trade as Daimler-Benz, the car line started to carry the Mercedes-Benz name tag.

First introduced in 1909, the car logo consists of a three-pointed star which represents the car company’s “domination of the land, the sea, and the air”. The most popular colours in the Mercedes logo are silver and black. While the black colour represents purity, integrity and elegance, the silver colour signifies perfection, creativity and sophistication. Thanks to its clarity, consistency, clarity and simplicity, it has now become one of the most adorable, recognizable and popular logos in the world.


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Mitsubishi Motors

  • Foundation Year: 1970

  • Founders: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

  • Headquarters: Minato, Tokyo, Japan

  • Official website:

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is a multinational automaker. In 2011, it was the sixth largest carmaker in India and the sixteenth largest auto company in the world by production. In the Indian auto market, Mitsubishi is not as popular with the Indian auto customers as others like Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Tata and Mahindra, etc. The Japanese automaker offers only two models in the country: Mitsubishi Outlander and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.  

mitsubishi logo

The company name is derived from two Japanese words: “mitsu”, which means “three” and hishi which means “diamond”. The three diamonds combine to form the Mitsubishi logo. The three diamonds represent success, reliability and integrity, thanks to these, the Japanese automaker has gained trust and credit among many of its customers. The Mitsubishi logo represents technological precision, unity and orientation towards the future. The logo is widely considered to be one of the most recognizable and popular logos in the world.


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  • Foundation Year: 1924

  • Founder:  Cecil Kimber

  • Headquarters: Longbridge, Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Official website:

The last car brand that starts with M in the list is MG. Entering the Indian auto market last year with the MG Hector, MG has created a certain amount of prestige among the Indian auto customers. Besides the MG Hector, MG also offers the MG ZS EV and the MG Hector Plus in the country.

mg logo

The famous MG initials, which were also the name of the car company, were adopted by Cecil Kimber, the founder of MG as a “nod” to his employer, William Morris, who is also the owner of Morris Garages. Actually, MG is the abbreviation of Morris Garanges. The MG logo presents the initials which are surrounded in an octagon frame.

Above is a list of auto companies which begin with M. Do you know any others like these? Do not hesitate to write to us to share your ideas.

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