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American wagon and car maker Studebaker had a location in Times Square, Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at 1600 Broadway. Its headquarters were in South Bend, Indiana. The Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company, which was established in 1852 and incorporated in 1868, was initially a coachbuilder that produced wagons, buggies, carriages, and harnesses.


Under the moniker "Studebaker Automobile Company," Studebaker joined the automobile industry in 1902 with electric cars and again in 1904 with gasoline-powered vehicles. Its automobile section ran in collaboration with the Elyria, Ohio-based Garford Company until 1911; after that, it did so with the E-M-F Company and the Flanders Automobile Company. In August 1912, Studebaker began to completely construct its first gasoline vehicles.231  The business built a reputation for excellence, dependability, and longevity over the following 50 years.

The name "Studebaker Corporation" was reinstated in 1962 following an unsuccessful merger with Packard (the Studebaker-Packard Corporation) in 1954 and the inability to resolve ongoing postwar cash flow issues. However, the South Bend plant stopped producing cars on December 20, 1963, and the final Studebaker vehicle rolled off the assembly line in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, on March 17, 1966. Before joining forces with Wagner Electric in May 1967 and Worthington Corporation in November 1967 to establish Studebaker-Worthington, the manufacturer continued to operate independently.

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