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The most totally-random stuff also made by car companies

Autocar Logo By Ronan Glon of Autocar | Slide 1 of 21: <p>For some, it’s a way to invest the profits from car-building into more lucrative areas. For others, it’s a way to stay afloat when an economic downturn crashes the new car market. Sometimes, what they learn outside the automotive area helps them inside it - and vice versa. And sometimes it's all totally and often delightfully unrelated.</p><p>Join us as we look at some of the random and unlikely sectors car companies have ventured into.</p>

It’s tempting for car-makers to branch out of the automotive industry.

For some, it’s a way to invest the profits from car-building into more lucrative areas. For others, it’s a way to stay afloat when an economic downturn crashes the new car market. Sometimes, what they learn outside the automotive area helps them inside it - and vice versa. And sometimes it's all totally and often delightfully unrelated.

Join us as we look at some of the random and unlikely sectors car companies have ventured into.

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