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   William Crapo Durant - expansion at GM (1916-1920)

Page entitled : Durant's expansion of General Motors from 1916 to 1920

Content of this page is about :
How Durant created the modern General Motors Corporation and merged his Chevrolet and United Motors companies into it, acquiring Fisher Body and other assets


Extract :
... Durant was firmly in control of both Chevrolet and General Motors and he had founded yet another large automotive corporation, he called United Motors. The latter was nothing less than an amalgamation of the leading automobile component manufacturers of its days, including Delco, Hyatt Roller Bearing Co, Remy Electric and ...

 

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