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Walchand Hirachand Group and the Fiat Cars in India!

Walchand Hirachand Doshi (23 November 1882 – 8 April 1953) was an Indian Industrialist and the founder of the Walchand Group. He established India’s first modern shipyard, first aircraft factory and first car factory; he also established construction…

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Rudolf Diesel & his diesel engine!

Rudolf Diesel, born on March 18, 1858 in Paris, created the pressure-ignited heat engine known commonly as the diesel engine. After graduating from Munich Polytechnic, he began working as a refrigerator engineer for the Linde Ice Machine Company…

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Ferdinand Porsche and his sports car!

Ferdinand Porsche (3 September 1875 – 30 January 1951) was an automotive engineer and founder of the Porsche car company. He is best known for creating the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle (Lohner-Porsche), the Volkswagen Beetle, the Mercedes-Benz, several other…

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Enzo Ferrari and his fast cars!

           Enzo Anselmo Ferrari had a passion for sports cars and racing since a very young age, courtesy his father and big brother’s interest in racing cars. He was a hard working and talented person who started as…

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Kiichiro Toyoda and Toyota!

Kiichiro Toyoda (June 11, 1894 – March 27, 1952) was a Japanese entrepreneur and the son of Toyoda Loom Works founder Sakichi Toyoda. His decision to take Toyoda Loom Works into automobile manufacturing would create what would eventually…

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What Japanese industrialist Soichiro Honda, owner of the Honda Motor Company, thought about ‘people’?

Soichiro Honda was a Japanese engineer and industrialist. In 1948, he established Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and oversaw its expansion from a wooden shack manufacturing bicycle motors to a multinational automobile and motorcycle manufacturer.

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Henry Ford’s cars for the masses!

Ford’s entrepreneurial spirit knew no bounds having realized that drastic reductions in prices would translate to a greater share of the automobile market (and thus higher profitability), he quickly moved to bring the prices of his motor carriages…

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Lee Iacocca on ‘bright ideas’!

Lido Anthony “Lee” Iacocca (born October 15, 1924) is an American automobile executive best known for leading the development of Ford Mustang cars, while at the Ford Motor Company

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Henry Ford on ‘Learning’!

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Henry Ford on ‘Failures’!

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

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