Skoda logo, Skoda emblem

ŠKODA began its history from the company Slavia, belonging to the Czechs Vaclav Laurin and Vaclav Klement. At that time, since 1895, they were producing bicycles and motorcycles, and used first logo – a bicycle wheel, decorated with lime leaves with «Slavia» inscription in the center. Soon the company was renamed in honor of its respective owners – «Laurin & Klement», and the initial letters of their names on a red background...

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Saab logo, Saab emblem

SAAB – Swedish Car Company, whose name stands for Svenska Aeroplan AktieBolaget. Its history begins in 1937 with the production of aircraft, when the first logo appears. It was the image of the twin-engine aircraft with propellers and the inscription «SAAB» underneath. But it is worth noting that the first emblem of the brand was “Tre krunor” – three yellow crowns on a blue background. After the Second World War, the...

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Smart logo, Smart emblem

Smart cars appeared on European roads in 1999, but the official logo was registered only in 2002, when the new model Smart Srossblade was presented at the Geneva Motor Show. The logo consists of the name “Smart”, the letter “C”, which means “compactness” of the model and the yellow arrow symbolizing the avant-garde of ideas and modern views. It is worth noting that the name “Smart” (in English...

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Rolls Royce logo, Rolls Royce emblem

The British brand Rolls Royce has received its name from the surnames of the founders Sir Frederick Henry Royce and Charles Stewart Rolls. Duplicate letter R on the logo, which appeared in 1907, although, is a capital letter of their surnames. There is also a legend that Rolls saw painted crossed letters RR on the tablecloth in one restaurant and immediately bought it. Initially the letters were depicted in red color, but eventually, in 1933 it...

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Opel logo, Opel emblem

Initially, sewing machines were produced under the familiar to us car brand Opel. The first logo appeared in 1862, and was represented by the capital letters of founding father’s name – Adam Opel. Ornate gold “A” letter was written in red “O”, decorated with diamonds. Then Opel logos began to change rapidly, almost every year. There were times when the different logos were used at one time. In 1890, the company...

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Mitsubishi logo, Mitsubishi emblem

Understanding the Mitsubishi name lies in the company’s logo. “The Mitsu” in Japanese means “three” and “Bishi” (or «hishi») – “water chestnuts”, which resembles a diamond and symbolizes wealth. Official Mitsubishi logo is this three diamonds . They also have their symbolic value – honesty, responsibility and openness of the company to the world. The idea of the logo belongs to the father-founder...

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