Originally founded by Alfieri Maserati in December 1926, an Italian manufacturer of Luxury cars, Maserati was headquartered at Bologna. The brand’s mission statement is to build ultimate luxury cars exuding timeless Italian style which have exotic interiors. The tagline of Maserati states “Luxury, sports and style cast in exclusive cars”.
Currently, Maserati's is headquartered in Modena and has trident as its emblem. Maserati was earlier associated with Ferrari as well. Since 1993, Maserati is owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and FCA's Italian predecessor Fiat S.p.A.