Green & Forgotten: the future in the past – Milburn’s adventure

The car was powered by an electric motor and its price was competitive considering the avant-garde technology which characterized the car and the era in which it was made. George Milburn founded his company around 1850 and, at the start, devoted his efforts to the production of carriages and transport wagons under the name of … More Green & Forgotten: the future in the past – Milburn’s adventure

The unlucky genius

The model was very successful at its presentation and received a large number of orders, but reliability problems soon arose, leading quickly to the collapse of sales. The story of Cord began in 1929 in Connersville, Indiana, thanks to the entrepreneurial flair of Errett Lobban Cord, at the time the owner of Auburn, Duesenberg and … More The unlucky genius

Too far ahead

The innovative glass-fibre reinforced polyester bodywork meant certain decisions aimed at containing costs faded into the background. In the early 1960s, sales of the American marque Studebaker were not going at all well following the 1954 merger with Packard; the fate of the two brands now seemed to be sealed.  Hopes were resting on a … More Too far ahead