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2015-04-20 08:20:45

SHANGHAI, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) is showcasing its lineup of driveline, sealing, and thermal management technologies for light vehicles at Auto Shanghai

2015-04-17 08:20:46

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Campaign launches in North America on Friday, April 17 -- The 60-second launch commercial, "Renegades," features original

2015-04-16 12:22:52

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- -- New Chrysler 300C Platinum model's unique design elements create a premium and distinctly American interior identity that

2015-04-09 16:20:42

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Seven Mopar-modified Jeep® concept vehicles highlighted the capabilities of Jeep Performance Parts (JPP) to augment off-road

2015-03-31 23:14:49

Findlay Post Falls Wins Most Votes for 4 Automotive Categories in Popular “Best Of” Contest Sponsored by the Coeur d’Alene Press and North Idaho Business Journal

2015-03-30 20:20:57

Palmen Motors of Kenosha works to compare 2015 models to share information with area car shoppers KENOSHA, Wis., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Looking for a new SUV can be

2015-03-27 08:22:32

Mac Haik Auto Group carries new Jeep Wrangler Unlimited in Houston, Texas HOUSTON, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The days of walking into a new car dealership and learning

2015-03-27 08:22:19

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- -- For a fourth consecutive year, Jeep Wrangler captures a Vincentric Best Value in America award in Compact/Mid-size SUV

2015-03-26 12:20:45

Stettler Dodge highlights extraordinary capability of entire 2015 Jeep lineup STETTLER, Alberta,

2015-03-25 08:22:18

Rairdon's understands customers in the Pacific Northwest appreciate customizations ARLINGTON, Wash., Mar.


Latest American Motors Reference Libraries

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM)
2014-06-23 06:39:08

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM) was founded in 1946 under the Willys Mexicana SA name and manufactured automobiles in Mexico until 1989. It originally produced vehicles licensed under Willys-Overland and American Motors Corporation (AMC). In 1963 the company became government controlled so VAM became its own company, transforming from Willys Mexicana through an agreement with AMC and the government. In late 1980 Renault assumed the majority of AMC ownership in VAM and the last...

1943 Willys Jeep
2014-04-13 09:44:48

Jeep is a division of Chrysler Group LLC as a brand of American automobiles that was acquired by the former Chrysler Corporation in 1987. The first Jeeps were produced as an off-road brand in 1941, the Willys MB used by the United State Army and its Allies during WWII. The first civilian model was produced in 1945. The origin of the word jeep has not been verified, but the best theory is the design was designated as a General Purpose vehicle (GP) and may have been coined into Jeep. Other...

Hummer-H3
2014-04-13 08:37:22

Hummer was a brand of trucks and SUVs produced by AM General, first sold as a civilian version of the M998 Humvee in 1992. In 1998, Hummer was purchased by General Motors (GM) and they marketed three versions, the original Hummer H1, based on the Humvee, the H2 and H3 models were smaller and were produced for the civilian market. By 2008, Hummer was placed under review by GM management. Rather than being liquidated as part of the GM bankruptcy in 2009, it was retained by GM. An...

Eagle Premier
2014-02-25 15:39:02

Eagle was a subsidiary of the Chrysler  Corporation formed after Chrysler purchased the American Motors Corporation (AMC) in 1987. Chrysler mostly re-branded the AMC vehicles instead of creating new models. The Eagle name was used from the AMC Eagle and sold along side Jeep at AMC dealers. The typical Chrysler logo was not used, instead an eagle head was featured on each Eagle vehicle. Two of the first models produced were the Eagle Premier and the Eagle Medallion. These were designed...

IKA Estanciera
2014-02-02 14:43:27

Industrias Kaiser Argentina S.A (IKA) was a car manufacturer in Cordoba Province, Argentina that was established in 1956. On January 19, 1955, the Argentina government signed an agreement with Kaiser Motors of the United States to manufacture vehicles in Argentina. Kaiser shipped 1,021 complete vehicles as well as automobile manufacturing equipment to them and a new plant was built. IKA’s first Jeep was driven out of the plant on April 27, 1956. Various Willys Jeep models were the...

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