The Chevrolet motor car company
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Founding of the Chevrolet motor car company
The Chevrolet Company was founded on
November 8th 1911 by Louis Chevrolet and former
GM founder William C Durant. Alfred Sloan
positioned Chevrolet to sell a line of
mainstream vehicles, these were to compete
against Henry Ford's Model T in the 1920's. Chevrolet is
now a brand owned by the General Motors
Company who acquired Chevrolet in 1917. Chevrolet
is General Motor's highest selling
brand. Today Chevrolet offer a full
range of vehicles from small subcompact cars to medium
History of Chevrolet motor car company
company information and history timeline details
the dates of major events which influenced the
growth of the business.
Chevrolet named after a Swiss Louis Joseph
Chevrolet raised in France.
Chevrolet uses its bowtie logo for the first
time. Durant was also in the process of setting
up facilities in Toronto, Canada for producing
Chevrolet's. During a luncheon meting with
Colonel Sam McLaughlin in New York who
manufactured McLaughlin Buick cars, McLaughlin
agreed to design bodies for Chevrolet to be
produced in his Canadian production line.
Chevrolet became profitable enough for Durant to
be able to buy a majority of shares in GM.
president of General Motors and Chevrolet merged
into GM and became a separate division.
Chevrolet introduces the Model D. Australia
builds Chevrolet bodies in local assembly
Chevrolet's were marketed and sold in Trinidad
Argentina import Chevrolet Double
To reduce costs in the Argentine market, General
Motors decides to manufacture in Argentina.
Newly created General Motors (Australia) Pty Ltd
was established producing Chevrolets.
General Motors (Australia) Pty Ltd merges with
Holden Motor Body Builders creating
General Motors Holden's with production of
various GM products including Chevrolet.
Last Chevrolet built in Argentina.
Production recommenced post war.
Chevrolet produces trucks in Venezuela in
Australian Chevrolets assembled
from parts imported from Chevrolet in Canada.
Chevrolet designs and builds it's first fuel
Argentina manufacturing plats are enlarged and
build cars, pick up's and trucks.
Argentina the first Chevrolet pick up is
introduced on the 25th January.
Chevrolet production in Chile began.
in 10 cars sold in the United States was a
Vauxhall Motors and Holden derivatives were
being built under the Chevrolet name in South
Last full year of Chevrolet production in
Neal and Massey give up GM franchise in Trinidad
and Tobago so Chevrolet brand is dropped.
Production from Caracas moves to a plant in
Valencia purchased from Chrysler.
Chevrolets built by Colombian Automotive Factory
SA in Colombia.
Chevrolet brand name dropped in South Africa in
favour of Opel.
GM decides to leave South Africa, a local
South African group buys out GM's South African
operations and renames the company Delta Motor
GM decide to re-enter South Africa buying the
whole of Delta and bring back Chevrolet.
In Europe mainstream models from GM Daewoo were
re branded as Chevrolets.
What models and types of cars and automobiles
does the Chevrolet motor car company produce?
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produced by the company include those detailed
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