Monday, July 2, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

The seventh Glidden tour ends in Chicago, IL and is won by Ray McNamara in a Premier
George Freers is issued a United State patent for his “double-dome” combustion chamber as introduced in the 1930 Marmon
The 25,000th Volvo is produced, a dark blue PV52 sedan
The first Chevrolet Corvette is produced, a white roadster with red interior built at the temporary facilities in Flint, MI
William C. Newberg is fired as President of the Chrysler Corporation because of alleged conflicts-of-interest caused by owing stock in various corporate suppliers

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

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