Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Car Brand Spinoffs and Takeovers?
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How Much Do You Know About Car Brand Spinoffs and Takeovers?
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

These days, it's all about corporate takeovers. But this has been going on throughout the history of the automotive industry! In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of which car companies were swallowed up by other car companies.

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Chrysler + _____ in 2009.
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Porsche + _____ in 2008.
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_____ + Daimler Benz in 1998.
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Who bought Jaguar Land Rover?
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Who was Jaguar Land Rover picked up from?
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Ford + ____ in 1999.
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Which was a popular time for auto mergers?
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The economic crisis of 2008 was a time of what?
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Does Honda own Acura?
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Does BMW own MINI?
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When GM was organized, they were incorporated by _____.
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What was the second company to join GM?
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Packard joined with ____ in 1954.
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When was the last Packard vehicle made?
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Chrysler bought stake in _____ in 1971.
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Who was bought by Peugeot in 1976?
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Ford bought stake in ____ in 1979.
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What French automaker bought stake in American Motors Corporation?
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Ford bought a controlling stake in _____.
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What Swedish automaker did GM buy?
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Who bought Jaguar in 1990?
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What did Volkswagen buy in 1998?
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Who bought Volvo in 1999?
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Who formed an alliance with Nissan?
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When did GM first buy stake in Fiat?
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In 2000, DaimlerChrysler bought stake in _____ .
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What South Korean automaker did GM buy?
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Who owns Hummer?
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Who partnered with Mazda until 2015?
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Who owns Maserati?
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Who owns Acura?
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When did GM and Ford hold merger talks?
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Who owns Lamborghini?
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When did GM and Chrysler first hold merger talks?
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