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American Motors - Jeep, Overland Automobile, Penske Racing, Adam-12, Nash Motors, Hudson Motor Car Company, AMC and Jeep Transmissions, Willys (Paperback) Loot Price: R421
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American Motors - Jeep, Overland Automobile, Penske Racing, Adam-12, Nash Motors, Hudson Motor Car Company, AMC and Jeep Transmissions, Willys (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 67. Chapters: Jeep, Overland Automobile, Penske Racing, Adam-12, Nash Motors, Hudson Motor Car Company, AMC and Jeep transmissions, Willys, AM General, List of AMC engines, Industrias Kaiser Argentina, List of AMC Transmission Applications, Renix, Wheel Horse, Electrosport, Mobil Economy Run, Thomas B. Jeffery Company, Jeep-Eagle, Kelvinator, Brampton Assembly, Collier Motors, The Betsy, Hurst Performance, Kaiser Jeep, American Center, Energy Regeneration Brake, AMC Computerized Engine Control, Kenosha Engine, Altorfer Bros. Company, Weather Eye, American Bicycle Company, Nash-Kelvinator, Rambler, Leonard, Gormully & Jeffery. Excerpt: American Motors Corporation (AMC) was an American automobile company formed by the 1954 merger of Nash-Kelvinator Corporation and Hudson Motor Car Company. At the time, it was the largest corporate merger in U.S. history. George W. Mason was the architect of the merger to reap benefits from the strengths of the two firms to battle the much larger "Big Three" automakers (General Motors, Ford and Chrysler). Within a year George W. Romney took over, reorganized the company and focused the future of AMC on a new small car line. By the end of 1957 the original Nash and Hudson brands were completely phased out. The company struggled at first, but sales of the Rambler took off. Its cars were frequent winners in Mobil Economy Runs and Ramblers became America's third most popular car during the early 1960s. In the mid-1960s, under the leadership of Roy Abernethy, focused AMC on larger and more profitable car lines to move away from the Rambler's perceived "negative" compact car image. However, AMC's deteriorating financial and market position put Roy D. Chapin, Jr. in charge to revitalize the company. Prices and costs were cut while new and more "sporty" automobiles were introduced. AMC became known for thei...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2011
First published: June 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc • Books Group
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 212
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-00702-0
Categories: Books > Sport & Leisure > Transport: general interest
Books > Sport & Leisure > Transport: general interest > Road & motor vehicles: general interest
Books > Sport & Leisure > Transport: general interest > Road & motor vehicles: general interest > Motor cars: general interest
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LSN: 1-156-00702-X
Barcode: 9781156007020

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