Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

William C. Durant loses control of General Motors
Philippe Etancelin, driving a Bugatti Type 35C, wins the French Grand Prix at Pau
Robert A. Weinhardt, a design engineer with Ford, Packard, Kaiser-Frazer, and Willys who had helped design the first demountable disc wheels and shock absorbers, dies at age 66
Yrjo “George” Leiviska, an employee of Buick, Cadillac, and GMC in the 1930’s prior to a government service career in his native Finland, dies
The 1963 Chryslers are introduced

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

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