The Dodge Brothers: The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy (Great Lakes Books Series) (by Charles K. Hyde)


Author(s): Charles K. Hyde

Publisher: Wayne State University Press
Publish date: 2005-04-08
ISBN-10: 0814332463
ISBN-13: 9780814332467
Language: English
Description:
At the start of the Ford Motor Company in 1903, the Dodge
Brothers supplied nearly every car part needed by the
up-and-coming auto giant. After fifteen years of operating a
successful automotive supplier company, much to Ford's advantage,
John and Horace Dodge again changed the face of the automotive
market in 1914 by introducing their own car. The Dodge Brothers
automobile carried on their names even after their untimely
deaths in 1920, with the company then remaining in the hands of
their widows until its sale in 1925 to New York bankers and
subsequent purchase in 1928 by Walter Chrysler. The Dodge
nameplate has endured,… more…

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