Tuesday, October 28, 2008


Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

George Chaffee Dillon, Chairman of the Manville Corporation, a Denver, CO automobile parts manufacturer, is born in Kansas City, MO
G. B. Upton, a professor of automotive engineering at Cornell University, dies at age 60
The last 1954 Hudson is produced - many consider this the end of the “real” Hudson, although the marque continued to be produced until 1957 as a badge-engineered Nash
The Chrysler Corporation begins its Consumer Delivery Program as a public hands-on test of the semi-production Chrysler Turbine Car
Sir Alfred Owen of BRM dies at age 67

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

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