Coey-Mitchell Automobile Company

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Coey-Mitchell Automobile Company
Automobile Manufacturing
United States
Area served
United States
Automotive parts
ServicesDriving Schools

The Coey-Mitchell Automobile Company was an American automobile manufacturer that built the Coey automobiles and operated a chain of American Driving Schools from 1913 to 1917 and was headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The company was founded under the name Coey-Mitchell Automobile Company by Charles A. Coey. The Coey family and their name come from Northern Ireland, where one still finds this name, for example in Comber.

The company introduced the two-cylinder Coey Junior and Coey Bear with four cylinders, two cycle cars.[1][2] In addition, they made the four-or six-cylinder sports car Coey Flyer, which was built specifically for Coeys nationwide chain of driving schools. In 1917 Wonder Motor Truck Company bought the Coey Motor Company.

1912 Coey-Mitchell Flyer ad
C.A. Coey's School of Motoring Book Cover
C.A. Coey's School of Motoring ad
1913 Coey Flyer
1914 Coey Junior
1914 Coey Flyer
1915 Coey Bear
1916 Coey Flyer

See also[edit]

List of defunct automobile manufacturers of the United States
List of automobile manufacturers of the United States
Brass Era car
History of the automobile
History of Chicago


  1. ^ Standard Catalog of American Cars 1805–1942
  2. ^ David Burgess Wise, The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Automobiles