It is usually not a good idea to be biased by something as arbitrary as the country you are living in.
As most "caps" game players appear to be living in the USA they usually focus on stocks of companies that have their main offices in the USA. And they usually mostly ignore the rest. This bias might give those "U.S.-centrics" the impression that auto stocks have not done so great in the past few years.Well, some have and they are not the ones the U.S. guys appear to follow.
Porsche preferred shares in black.