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David Buick's marvelous motor car : the men and the automobile that launched General Motors

Author: Lawrence R Gustin; Kevin M Kirbitz; Robert A Lutz; Buick Gallery and Research Center.; Alfred P. Sloan Museum.
Publisher: [Flint, Mich.] : Buick Gallery and Research Center : Alfred P. Sloan Museum, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd, updated and expanded edView all editions and formats
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The first biography of David Buick, an important but largely forgotten auto pioneer whose last name has appeared on 40 million cars, and whose car formed the foundation for General Motors - while  Read more...

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Named Person: David Buick; William Crapo Durant; Walter L Marr
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence R Gustin; Kevin M Kirbitz; Robert A Lutz; Buick Gallery and Research Center.; Alfred P. Sloan Museum.
ISBN: 9781466263673 1466263679
OCLC Number: 771943227
Description: x, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: An interview in Detroit --
From Scotland to Detroit : the early years --
Gasoline engines: the obsession begins --
Buick and boats --
First Buick automobile --
Charles Annesley : finding a missing link --
'Valve-in-head' engines --
'Valve-in-head' engine technology --
Buick starts a new company --
Move to Flint --
Arthur Mason : a daughter's recollection --
The Wolverine --
First Flint Buick --
The irrepressible Billy Durant --
Buick thrives, but where's the founder? --
David Buick hits the road --
Oil in California --
Buick sets pattern for Chevrolet --
David Buick's final years --
Celebrating the past; a peek at the future.
Other Titles: Men and the automobile that launched General Motors
Responsibility: by Lawrence R. Gustin with Kevin M. Kirbitz ; foreword by Bob Lutz.

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