What Are Car Manufacturer Badges?


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A car's manufacturer badge is the emblem on the car that identifies it as a certain brand, otherwise known as the manufacturer's logo. Car manufacturers design their badges to be distinctive and unique, giving drivers an idea of the car at first glance.

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Two of the most well-known car manufacturer badges are the ones for Ford Motor Company and Chevrolet. The Ford logo that is seen on cars in 2015 has gone unchanged since 1927. The script for the word "Ford" is from 1909, first created by Ford's then Chief Engineer, Childe Harold Wills.

The 2015 Chevrolet badge is often referred to as the Chevy bow tie. There are varying stories of its history, but its simple and elegant design has made it one of the most recognized car logos in the industry.

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