Packard Motor Car Co.

The main entrance to the Packard factory complex in Detroit on August 15, 1956, the day its closing was ordered. Both Studebaker and Packard had been among the earliest car makers. Packard bought Studebaker in 1954 and formed Studebaker-Packard, but the company was unable to compete successfully against the Big Three.

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