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The Detroit Auto Vehicle Co.
Detroit, MI
1905-1906

The Detroit Auto Vehicle Co. was organized in the summer of 1904 to build an American Automobile called the Crown.

F. H. Blackman was president, Joseph L. Hudson was vice president, H. H. Lind was secretary and B. Wuryburger was treasurer.

Joseph Lowthian Hudson (1846-1912) was vice president of The Detroit Auto Vehicle Co. In 1909 Hudson supplied capital for the establishment of Roy D. Chapin's automotive venture, which Chapin named the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan in honor of Joseph L. Hudson.

1905 Crown Runabout
1905 Crown Runabout

A prototype vehicle was on the road in early 1905. Production commence when The Detroit Auto Vehicle Co. acquired the Detroit Novelty Machine Co. factory located at 65-71 Catherine Street in Detroit, MI. A disagreement on the purchase price of the Detroit Novelty Machine Co. factory was the reason that The Detroit Auto Vehicle Co. went under.

1906 Crown Advertisement
1906 Crown Advertisement

A two passenger Crown Runabout and a side entrance five passenger Touring Car was produced. The Crown Runabout was equipped with a 2 cylinder 12 horsepower engine. The Crown Touring Car was equipped with a 4 cylinder 24 horsepower engine. Both American Automobiles had a Friction Transmission.

1905 Crown Delivery Car
1905 Crown Delivery Car

In addition to a Crown Runabout and Touring Car The The Detroit Auto Vehicle Co. built a popular Crown Delivery Car. It was equipped with a 2 cycle, 2 cylinder engine that developed 14 horsepower. Carrying capacity was 1500 pounds and was priced at $1160.00.

1905 Crown Delivery Car Advertisement
1905 Crown Delivery Car Advertisement

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