Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

The Packard Motor Company begins removing the machinery at its Warren, OH facility for transfer to the new factory in Detroit, MI
General Motors holds the first meeting of its General Technical Committee, formed to prevent problems within the corporation similar to those encountered during the development of the copper-cooled engine
The Graham-Paige Motors Corporation contracts with Hupmobile to build its Cord-based Skylark, also acquiring the right to manufacture its own Cord-based car, the Hollywood
Bayard D. Kunkle of General Motors dies at age 70
The Organization of the Petroleum exporting Countries (OPEC) is founded in Baghdad, Iraq

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

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