Monday, July 2, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Buick, Studebaker, and Worthington join the ALAM to comply with Selden patent rights
William LeRoy Mitchell of General Motors is born in Cleveland, OH
Chrysler Corporation acquires Dodge Brothers, Inc. and establishes the Dodge Brothers Corporation as a subsidiary
Ab Jenkins, driving the Duesenberg Special at the Bonneville Salt Flats, UT, sets a Class B super-stock record for the flying mile of 145.44 mph
Charles S. Davis, Chairman of the Board of the Borg-Warner Corporation and its former President, dies in Paris, France at age 77

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

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