Monday, January 7, 2008

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

"Albert Fisher, a builder of bodies for motor trucks and an uncle ofthe Fisher brothers of General Motors, is born in Peru, OH"
"A steam-powered London-built Thornycroft truck is sold to the SouthWales Motor Car & Cycle Company of Cardiff, the first sale of a motortruck in Great Britain"
Duesenberg Automobile & Motors Company is forced into receivership
The 1935 Chryslers are introduced
"Production of 1947 Cadillacs officially begins, although the carsare essentially identical to the 1946 models"

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

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