The Sterling-Hudson Whip Company formed the Elkhart Motor Car Company in 1909. The automobiles were called Sterling except for 1911 when Komet was added. The Sterling and Komet automobiles were 4 cylinder 30/40hp cars on a 115" to 125" wheelbase. Prices ranged from $1,500 to $2,500.
862 automobiles were built by Sterling-Hudson until Elkhart Motor Car Company was sold in 1911.
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Sterling also made a car called the Komet in 1911
- Kimes, Beverly Rae; Clark Jr., Henry Austin (1996). Standard Catalog of American Cars 1805-1942 (3rd ed.). Krause Publications. ISBN 978-0-87341-428-9.