Thursday, November 8, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Electric automobile pioneer William Edward Ayrton dies in London, England at age 61
The International Motor Company reorganizes as the International Motor Truck Corporation, with their principal business the manufacture of Mack trucks
Racer Peter Collins is born in Kidderminster, England
Ralph L. Busse, retired Vice President of the Timken-Detroit Axle Company and an employee of the firm since 1915-1951, dies at age 64
William Klein Jr., a chocolate manufacturer and noted collector of classic Rolls-Royce and Bentleys, dies in Harrisburg, PA at age 54

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

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