The emblem depicts elements of the coat of arms of the family of Visconti, the dukes of Milan, where the cross is depicted as a symbol of the first crusade, in which they took part and a dragon, according to the legends of one of their ancestors Visconti.
The emblem depicts the symbol of the constellation Pleiades (in Japanese it sounds like Subaru) in honor of the daughters of the Greek Atlas according to the legend turned into stars.
For the first time the image appeared in 1917 and symbolized the propeller, and in 1920 it remained only divided into four parts, painted in blue and white.
The horse crowned the fuselage of the Italian fighter pilot Francesco Barak, who was shot down in 1918, and his relatives suggested that the founder of the company Enzo Ferrari perpetuate this symbol.
Initially, the circle on the logo depicted the rising sun – the symbol of Japan and was red, and the blue rectangle meant the sky, but then they were replaced by the cold color of the metal.
Mitsu Bisi – translated from Japanese means three diamonds and fell on the emblem of the emblem of the founding father of the company, Yataro Iwasaki, and they are symbols of honesty, responsibility and mutual understanding.
Mercedes – Benz
The company was founded in 1926 by Carl Benz and Daimler Gottlieb. The Daimler star hints at domination – on land, in water and air, until 1937, instead of the usual circle, the emblem was adorned with the laurel wreath of Benz.
The company is named in honor of the engineer-entrepreneur André Citroën, who started the business from the production of gearboxes, gears in which had teeth in the form of a chevron, which later was displayed on the company’s logo.
Lightning (in German Blitz) in the circle on the logo is depicted in honor of the cult truck of the 30’s, called Opel Blitz Tour, and previously there was just a blue oval and the inscription Opel.
The lion on the logo carries a sense of power, and the Lion monument in Belfort, installed by Auguste Bartholdi (author of the Statue of Liberty), where the Peugeot factories are located nearby, is connected with it.
The emblem with a horse depicts the coat of arms of the city of Studgart, based on the territory of the stud farm, and the horns and stripes are elements of the emblem of the Duchy of Württemberg in which it is located.
Initially, the logo was hung on the horn, where the grate allowed to go out to the sound, then the grate was made in the form of a diamond and it itself became an emblem.
The logo consists of three elongated ovals (the oval carries the meaning of “the spirit of creation”), where the vertical and horizontal at the intersection form “T” and means “the future of opportunities in advanced technologies.”
Once upon the logo was the coat of arms of the castle of Wolfsburg, which was located not far from the shops of Volkswagen production (which means “people’s car”), then on the emblem there were only the letters V and W.
The first car Volvo Jakob was originally with a diagonal strip on the radiator and a circle with an arrow as a symbol of Mars personifying the man’s beginning, after a while the circle was removed and just left the inscription VOLVO.
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