Nash Motors Company was an automobile manufacturer based in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the United States from 1916 to 1937. From 1937 to 1954, Nash Motors was the automotive division of the Nash-Kelvinator Corporation. Nash production continued from 1954 to 1957 after the creation of American Motors Corporation.
Nash pioneered unitary construction (1941), also a heating and ventilation system whose operating principles are now universally utilized (1938), seat belts (1950) and the manufacture of cars in the compact (1950), subcompact (1970) and muscle car (1957) categories.
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... future of automobiles, and most fully realized by the 49/50 Nash ... American manufacturers were left moribund as the "Big Three" – General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler – battled intensely for sales in the economy ... Nash and Hudson became American Motors (AMC) ...
... three-speed manual transmission 4CV was launched at the 1946 Paris Motor Show and went on sale a year later ... Boulogne-Billancourt plant a few weeks before the Paris Motor Show of October 1947, although the cars were in very short supply for the next year or so ... Later, after the 1952 formation of British Motor Corporation it had the Austin designed BMC A-Series engine ...
... She was soon contracted by Nash Motors and styled the elegant interiors of most of the cars from 1948 to 1956 ... Even the economical Nash Rambler models were prominently promoted as "irresistible glamour" on wheels ... Nash used a strategy to give the new Rambler a positive public image by avoiding it being seen by the public as a "cheap little car." It was "well-equipped and stylish" with no "stri ...
... was originally headquartered in Mars Hill, Indianapolis, Indiana and made luxury motor cars, beginning in 1920 ... Nash became president of LaFayette ... Nash was already president of Nash Motors, but for a time the two brands remained separate companies, although Nash Motors was the principal LaFayette Motors stock holder ...
... Like most American manufacturers of the fifties, Nash was a participant in the Grand National Stock Car series ...
Famous quotes containing the words motors and/or nash:
“When General Motors has to go to the bathroom ten times a day, the whole countrys ready to let go. You heard of that market crash in 29? I predicted that.... I was nursing a director of General Motors. Kidney ailment, they said; nerves, I said. Then I asked myself, Whats General Motors got to be nervous about? Overproduction, I says. Collapse.”
—John Michael Hayes (b. 1919)
“Whether elected or appointed
He considers himself the Lords annointed,
And indeed the ointment lingers on him
So thick you cant get your fingers on him.”
—Ogden Nash (19021971)