Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

The first Chanteloup hillclimb held near Paris, France is won by Camille Jenatzy in an electric Jenatzy of his own design
The Modoc Motor Company, a division of Montgomery Ward & Company, is dissolved after three years of operation
J. Walter Drake, a cofounder and first President of the Hupp Motor Car Corporation, dies in Detroit, MI at age 66
The Jeep FC-150 3/4 -ton pickup is introduced as a 1957 model
James Jerome Bradley, curator of the National Automotive History Collection of the Detroit (MI) Public Library, dies in Royal Oak, MI at age 58

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

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