In 1852, Studebaker's first year, Henry and Clem Studebaker build three covered wagons.
Studebaker entered the automobile business in 1902, when they introduced an electric car
by 1908, Studebaker is the third-largest car-maker, behind Buick and Ford.
The company builds it last horseless carriage in 1920.
As a result of the Depression, Studebaker declares bankruptcy and reorganizes in 1933.
Raymond Loewy, father of the Coke bottle, designs the very successful 1939 Studebaker Champion.
Studebaker introduces an OHV V-8 engine in 1951.
The loewy designed Starliner and Starlight coupes are introduced in 1953.
Studebaker merges with Packard in 1954.
Packard's last production year is in 1958.
Studebaker introduces the Lark in 1959 and stops most other Studebaker models.
The company launches the Sporty Avanti in 1963, and replaces the Lark name with 2 new models the Cruiser, Daytona.
1963 Studebaker added the Wagonire station wagon with sliding roof.
goes out of the car business in 1966, But the Avanti
continues on, basically unchanged, until 2007.