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fall of the Packard Motor Car Company

by James Arthur Ward

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Packard Motor Car Company -- History,
    • Automobile industry and trade -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-301) and index.

      StatementJames A. Ward.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9710.U54 P39 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 309 p. :
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1113381M
      ISBN 100804724571
      LC Control Number94039283

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James A. Ward’s most popular book is The Fall of the Packard Motor Car Company. 2 years ago | 0 view. Click here to view ebook. The rise and fall of the Packard Motor Car Company is a fascinating story. Promotional photographs from the late s to the mids show their advertising campaigns and how they mirrored the company and the automobiles it J.W.

Packard wrote the first hit car slogan “Ask the man who owns one,” which was. The revamped Packards were a step in the right direction, but there was only so much the styling department could do with carry-over stampings from To the public, Packard looked like a stodgy, old man’s car.

No credit, no company. After James Nance left Packard, he became the vice president of marketing at Ford—we’re not kidding. The Packard Motor Car Company earned fame early on for a four-cylinder aluminum speedster called the “Gray Wolf,” released in It became one of the first American racing cars to be.

A view of the north half of the Packard Motor Car Company's campus from the administration building, taken in Updated J | By Matthew Christopher When it opened inPackard's Detroit plant was the most advanced auto factory in the world.

Designed by renowned architect Albert Kahn, construction began in On October 2,this group refinanced and renamed the New York and Ohio Automobile Company as the Packard Motor Car Company, with James Packard as president. Alger later served as vice president. Packard moved operations to Detroit soon after, and Joy became general manager (and later chairman of Headquarters: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

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As James Arthur Ward relates in his book The Fall of the Packard Motor Car Company, on Jthe UAW led a strike, closing Packard’s Detroit plant for half a day. But this wasn’t enough for the union leaders: They also organized a walkout at the Bendix brake plant, cutting off Packard’s supply and forcing it to shut down for an entire week.The fall of the Packard Motor Car Company by James Arthur Ward (Book) Economic failure, alienation, and extremism by Michael T Aiken (Book).

Between andthe Packard Motor Car Company went from the top of the heap among American automotive brands to just another independent, struggling to survive on the scraps of the Big Three. This week, we take a look at the Packard Clipper, the “bathtub Packards” of the late s, and how the once-great automaker lost its way.