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What are some notable car emblems?

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Notable car emblems include the Jaguar, the bull on the Lamborghini and the wreath and crest emblem on the Cadillac. Each emblem has a story and history behind it.

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The jaguar, used on all Jaguar vehicles, came about in 1935 and was invented by Bill Lyons and William Walmsley. It represents a sleek style and speed.

Lamborghini uses a bull as its emblem to signify the creator's astrological sign. Ferruccio Lamborghini was a Taurus, whose symbol is a bull. Many of the company's cars are named after famous fighting bulls as well.

Cadillac's emblem has changed slightly over the years. It wasn't until 1998 that designers changed it to the wreath and crest symbol recognized today. What has remained the same, however, are the company's colors, red, black, silver, blue and gold.

Mercedes-Benz has a notable emblem as well. Although the basic design of the emblem has changed several times over the years, the basic three-point design remains. This star signifies domination of the sea, land and air.

The Chevrolet emblem is one of the most recognizable in the world. It was first used in 1913 and is usually referred to as the 'bowtie." Since 1913, the emblem has changed little.

One final notable emblem is that of BMW. This type of emblem is called a roundel and is designed to look like a propeller with white blades cutting through the blue sky. The Bavarian colors are also blue and white.

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