<VV> OT: longest-running US car model?
J R Read_HML
hmlinc at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jul 30 12:58:41 EDT 2010
Looks like a somewhat "checkered" history from Wikipedia (GRIN), but it
looks as if they built taxis (cars) from 1922 to 1959.
>From 1922 until 1959 Checker's production vehicles were built almost
exclusively for the commercial livery (taxi) business, although cars for
personal use were available on request. Checker entered the consumer vehicle
market when it saw purchases of its taxis decline.
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>I don't have the time to check it right now, but what about Checker, as in
>the cab? I know they started a line that the public could buy that wasn't
>yellow, and they never changed the body style. It was a poor mans limo.
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