James Packard, furious at having a bran
new car motorcar brake down on him in 1899 formed the “Packard” car company.
Went out of business in 1957.
Founded in 1908 and named after the man
who put up the money. Went out of business in 1954.
Founded in 1903 by David Buick, a
mechanic of Scottish ancestry. The company was the driving force behind the
establishment of General Motors in 1908.
Formed in 1902 by Henry Leland with a
proto-type car designed by Henry Ford I. Ford was paid $900. The
name “Cadillac” came from the man who founded