In countries that have indigenous automobile manufacturers, the government will usually commission one of the national automakers to provide a state car, or allow several to provide cars for an official state fleet.
Members of parliament and the senate drive cars with number plates starting with an "P" followed three numbers.
For personal use, Queen Paola of Belgium drives a Fiat 500 with diplomatic plates.
Sometimes he uses a heavy armored, custom-built Mercedes-Benz W221 S600 Guard Pullman.
The Prime Minister of Bangladesh previously travelled in an armored BMW E65 7 series.
In some cases state cars may bear standard number plates; in others special or no plates are used.