List of automobile manufacturers of the United States

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This is a list of current and defunct automobile manufacturers of the United States.

There were over 1,800 automobile manufacturers in the United States from 1896 to 1930. Very few survived and only a few new ones were started after that period.

Current[edit]

Major US automakers[edit]

With their various marques, many of which earlier had been independent companies, some of which are now extinct.

Minor US automakers[edit]

Former[edit]

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B[edit]

C[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

I-J[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

M[edit]

N-O[edit]

P-Q[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

T-V[edit]

W[edit]

X-Z[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Acquired by Fiat on January 21, 2014, now part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
  2. ^ 1941 first Willys Jeep produced. Auto Editors of Consumer Guide (14 December 2007). "1940-1941 Jeep". Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  3. ^ 1945 first civilian model. Swan, Tony (January 1991). "Jeep Thrills". Popular Mechanics 168 (1): 106–107. 
  4. ^ Originally named Consulier.
  5. ^ Inventor of the 200MPG Car
  6. ^ Originally named V-Vehicle.
  7. ^ Made by Yellow Cab.
  8. ^ This is different from both the UK Austin and American Austin.
  9. ^ Made by B & B Speciality Co., Rossmoyne, OH.
  10. ^ "Car Questions (Brook)". Roaring Twenties Antiques. Retrieved 2011-07-16. 
  11. ^ State Historical Society of Iowa (2004). "Out of the Mud: Pulling Iowa into the Auto Age". University of Northern Iowa. Retrieved 2011-07-16. 
  12. ^ "Three Wheeled Auto Has Air Cooled Engine". Popular Mechanics 71 (4): 485. April 1939. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  13. ^ Distinct from Rogers (steam automobile company) and Rogers (automobile company).
  14. ^ Distinct from Rogers Steamobile (automobile company).
  15. ^ Clymer, Floyd (1950). Treasury of Early American Automobiles, 1877-1925. Bonanza Books. p. 209. 
  16. ^ Only one prototype.
  17. ^ Later named Beverly.

References[edit]

  • Georgano, Nick, ed. (2000). Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile. Fitzroy Dearborn. ISBN 9781579582937. 
  • Kimes, Beverly; Clark Jr., Henry Austin (1996). Standard Catalog of American Cars 1805-1942 (Third ed.). Krause Publications. ISBN 0-87341-428-4. 
  • Kimes, Beverly (1997). Kowalke, Ron, ed. Standard Catalog of American Cars 1946–1975 (Fourth ed.). Krause Publications. ISBN 9780873415217. 
  • Mazur, Eligiusz (Ed.). World of Cars 2006/2007: Worldwide Car Catalogue. Warsaw: Media Connection, 2006. ISSN 1734-2945

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