Thursday, November 6, 2008


Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Clyde M. Vandeburg, Assistant to the President of the Packard Motor Car Company 1939-1942, is born in Montrose, CO
Production begins at the Moscow (USSR) Automotive Plant
The Rolls-Royce Ltd. Repairs and Service Departments are relocated to new premises in Willesden, England as the Derby works are entirely devoted to World War II government contract work - the Willesden works would be utilized for special coachwork construction after 1984
The Kuwait Oil Company (London) Ltd. is registered
Edwin Foster Blair, a Director of the Packard Motor Car Company 1950-1957 (the Studebaker-Packard Corporation after 1954), dies at age 68

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

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