CHEVROLET IS 100 TODAY!

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The original Chevrolet “bowtie emblem” introduced by company co-founder
William C. Durant in 1913.  

 
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Louis Chevrolet

 

 

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William Durant

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Louis Chevrolet at the wheel of his prototype for the 1912 Chevrolet

The Chevrolet Motor Car Company was founded on November 3, 1911
by Louis Chevrolet, a race car driver and automotive engineer and
William C. Durant, the founder of General Motors who, after five
years, lost control of the company in 1910. The first Series C
Classic Six prototype Chevy was ready months before The
company was actually incorporated. 

co-founder durant in chevy 1911

The first Chevrolet automobile produced in Detroit, 1912. The son of William
Durant,
Cliff Durant, is behind the wheel.

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