Mazda

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The Mazda Motor Corporation produced over 1,200,000 cars in 2016 which was about 20% less than in 2015. Still, it’s am awful lot of new vehicles. When Mazda started in 1920 it was called the Toyo Kogyo Co. Ltd. Mazda sounds a little easier don’t you think? Mazda started making a three-wheel truck that looked […]

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Jensen

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Alan and Richard Jensen renamed their commercial and sports car coachbuilding business from WJ Smith and Sons to Jensen Motors Ltd in 1934.  That company traded until 1976, when it stopped. Trading resumed in 1998, but the brand was finally dissolved in 2011. The Jensens made their name as coach-builders for major companies as well […]

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Singer

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George Singer founded the Singer Company in 1875 and its focus was the making of both bicycles and Motorcycles. In 1901 The Singer Motor Company started making commercial vehicles and cars.The first Singer was known as the Singer Ten. The entire first years production in 1912 (50 cars) was bought by William Rootes who many […]

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Bentley

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Bentley Motors Limited was founded in 1919 by W.O. and H M. Bentley. In 1931 Bentley went into receivership and was bought by Rolls-Royce Limited. The new company then also went insolvent and the British Government first nationalised the business and then broke it up into two different companies. The aerospace side (Rolls Royce Plc) […]

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Oldsmobile

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Disappeared in the aftermath of GM restructure The original Oldsmobiles were built and marketed by R E Olds from 1897. After General Motors bought out the original company the brand was slotted in between Chevrolet/Pontiac at the lower end and Buick/Cadillac at the upper end. It was thus the middleof General Motor’s offering. Over 35 […]

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