Monday, September 24, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

William C. Durant incorporates the Chevrolet Motor Company of Delaware as a holding company with the eventual goal of allowing the new firm to purchase a controlling interest in General Motors
Willis Joseph Price of the Chevron Corporation is born in Louisville, KY
The American Bantam Car Company completes the first Jeep prototype and delivers it to United States government testers at Camp Holabird, MD
Frank W. Szanto of the Continental Motors Corporation dies at age 29
The 1970 Dodges are introduced

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

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