The Italian car market has been in a decline in recent years with demand lowered as a result of the economic recession and renewed political uncertainty. With a 19.9% annual loss last year, end of year sales were down by 22.5%. This market slump is blamed by many on the increasing taxation in Italy. Most imported brands have also seen losses. The following series of Italian luxury car logos are from some of the biggest brands and most well respected cars manufactured in Italy.