Monday, June 4, 2007

This Day in Auto History: 2 JUNE

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Charles Stewart Mott of General Motors is born in Newark, NJ
The Everitt-Metzger-Flanders Company, makers of the E-M-F, is founded by Barney Everitt, William E. Metzger, and Walter E. Flanders with William E. Kelly as Chief Engineer
Racer Don Branson is born in Rantoul, IL
The 2,000,000th Ford V-8 is produced
GMC receives the Army-Navy “E” award for production efficiency and achievement in supplying war equipment

Source: Automobile History Day By Day, by Douglas A. Wick

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