Lost Car Companies Of Detroit

Author: Alan Naldrett
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1467118737
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Author Alan Naldrett explores these and more tales of automakers who ultimately failed but shaped the industry and designs putting wheels on the road today"--Publisher website.

The End Of Detroit

Author: Micheline Maynard
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 0385511523
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As Micheline Maynard makes brilliantly clear in THE END OF DETROIT, however, the traditional American car industry was, in fact, headed for disaster.

Motor City Barn Finds

Author: Tom Cotter
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760352445
Size: 68.57 MB
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This presented challenges and opportunities for Cotter, as he trolled the historic city looking for lost automobile gems. Here he tells the story of these "barn finds" and shares anecdotes of the cars and his journey.

Michigan S C Harold Wills

Author: Alan Naldrett
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439664064
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He used his money to create one of the first worker model cities at Marysville, Michigan. In this long-overdue biography, Alan and Lynn Lyon Naldrett preserve the legacy of an automotive icon.

From Tail Fins To Hybrids How Detroit Lost Its Dominance Of The U S Auto Market

Author: Thomas H. Klier
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437919170
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percent 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 '80 producer's home market) and sports or specialty
cars (where economy of scale may be less important).” It took the independent
American carmakers (at the time they were the Nash-Kelvinator Corporation,
Kaiser-Frazer Corporation, Willys-Overland Motors, and Hudson Motor Car
Company) to introduce small cars during 1950.11 However, as White (1972, p.
184) noted, “by setting prices that were above those of full- size sedans, the
independents ...

Made In Detroit

Author: Norman Beasley
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Within two years, General Motors Corporation included twenty companies and in
the rapid expansion Durant lost control. The companies were Buick Motor
Company, Flint; Cadillac Motor Car Company, Detroit; Cartercar Company,
Pontiac; Champion Ignition Company (now AC Spark Plug Company), Flint; Dow
Rim Company, New York City; Elmore Manufacturing Company, Clyde, Ohio;
Ewing Automobile Company, Geneva, Ohio; Jackson-Church-Wilcox Company,
Jackson; ...

How Detroit Became The Automotive Capital

Author: Robert G. Szudarek
Publisher: Frost Lake Press
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The De Luxe Motor Car Company was organized in May 1906 by a number of
men from upstate New York and Cincinnati, Ohio, and capitalized at $750,000.
They had the services ... In October 1906, after building about 1500 Queens, the
Blomstrom Company amalgamated with the De Luxe Motor Car Company, in
which the Blomstrom institution lost its identity. About 200 workers from the De
Luxe factory in Ohio moved to the former Blomstrom factory in Detroit. N. M.
Kaufman, of the ...

U S Motor Vehicle Industry

Author: Bill Canis
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437931960
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In the 1970s, U.S. consumers bought cars that were either made domestically by
the Detroit automakers or imported from Japan or Europe. Until 1978, there were
no foreign-owned plants producing automobiles in the United States. The first
such foreign facility was a Volkswagen plant in New Stanton, PA, that produced
1.15 million units during its 10 years of operation, including the Rabbit, Rabbit
truck, Golf, and Jetta. The plant closed in 1988 because of a sluggish economy
and lack ...