The top 10 automobile companies by market value

10. SAIC Motors

Market Value: $26.7 billion

Headquartered in Shanghai, SAIC Motor Corporation Limited is a Chinese state-owned automotive manufacturing company, with origins dating back to the 1940s. One of China’s so-called “Big Four” automakers, the company boasted the largest production volume of any of its rivals in 2012, producing more than 4.5 million units, 76 percent of which were passenger vehicles. Today, SAIC sells vehicles under a variety of brand names such as MG and Roewe, and share joint venture partnerships with Volkswagen and General Motors.