American Motors was founded in the year 1954. The company has been operational for almost 65 years now. The founder of the company was George W Mason. The company was formed after the amalgamation of two different companies, namely - Hudson Motor Car Company and Nash-Kelvinator Corporation. The company was established in order to compete with brands such as Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. The company only started to produce compact cars in the beginning, and then later, after the year 1964, moved onto cars like the Ambassador line. By the year 1968, the company was known for vehicles such as the Javelin and the AMX Muscle Cars as well. In the year 1970, the company had purchased the Jeep utility operation vehicles from Kaiser. The company also started to focus again on various types of compact cars as well. The company introduced the Pacer and the Matador, during the 1970s. After the year 1980, the company solely focused on the Hornet platform, during to decreasing sales. The 4-wheel drive AMC Eagle was the company's first crossover vehicle.
Then in the year 1980, the company had also partnered with Renault. In order to aid their manufacturing operations as well as company finances. By the year 1983, Renault started to have a controlling share in the company. In the year 1985, the company collaborated with Chrysler in order to build cars like the Plymouth Furys, Dodge Diplomats, Plymouth Horizons and Dodge Omnis. In the year 1987, Renault had sold all of its 47 per cent share of the company to Chrysler, and therefore exited the US market altogether. This allowed Chrysler to take full control of the company and therefore buy out all the remaining shares of the company as well. The company was named into Jeep Eagle Corporation in the year 1988. As of the year 1990, the company was merged into Chrysler, and the Eagle Brand was phased out by the year 1998. The headquarters of the company was based in Southfield, located in the state of Michigan, USA.
American Motors was an American organisation that was focused on the designing and manufacturing of various kinds of vehicles and automobiles, along with home appliances and also refrigeration and lawn care products as well. The company has currently been absorbed as a part of the famous car brand, known as Chrysler. The last working CEO and president of the company were David Storch. The company has been non-functional since the year 1988. The company has been very successful with its Hornet brand, along with numerous muscle cars as well, known as the AMX, Javelin and the Marlin. The company was also responsible for manufacturing the US market's first real crossover as well.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers to have a retail presence, in order to purchase various kinds of vehicles and household appliances, designed, manufactured and distributed by the company itself. The company was responsible for producing military vehicles, automobiles, major home appliances, sports utility vehicles, lawn care products and also commercial refrigeration equipment as well.
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