There were hundreds of companies set up to manufacture automobiles, and they died and merged in a dizzying whirl. Here we put the ads for the brands that didn't hang around for the long term, or didn't sell many cars in the U.S.
  • Abbott-Detroit Cars -1912A 3573 visits Abbott-Detroit Cars -1912A
  • Adams-Farwell Cars -1907A 1027 visits Adams-Farwell Cars -1907A
  • Aerocar Automobiles -1906A 2075 visits Aerocar Automobiles -1906A
  • Allen Cars -1916A 978 visits Allen Cars -1916A
  • American Motor Carriage Company -1903A 1116 visits American Motor Carriage Company -1903A
  • American Motors -1920A 313 visits American Motors -1920A
  • Apperson Cars -1919A 451 visits Apperson Cars -1919A
  • Apperson Cars -1920A 1708 visits Apperson Cars -1920A
  • Auburn Cars -1935A 42 visits Auburn Cars -1935A
  • Austin Cars -1930A 972 visits Austin Cars -1930A
  • Austin Cars -1930B 930 visits Austin Cars -1930B
  • Austin Cars -1930C 138 visits Austin Cars -1930C
  • Autocar -1901A 942 visits Autocar -1901A
  • Autocar -1903A 431 visits Autocar -1903A
  • Autocar -1907A 979 visits Autocar -1907A
  • Autocar -1907B 902 visits Autocar -1907B
  • Autocar -1908A 955 visits Autocar -1908A
  • Barley Motor Cars -1916A 1726 visits Barley Motor Cars -1916A
  • Bell Cars -1921A 1139 visits Bell Cars -1921A
  • Bergdoll Cars -1911A 1238 visits Bergdoll Cars -1911A
  • Black-Crow Cars -1911A 910 visits Black-Crow Cars -1911A
  • Black-Crow Cars -1911B1 1163 visits Black-Crow Cars -1911B1
  • Black-Crow Cars -1911B2 1069 visits Black-Crow Cars -1911B2
  • Brush Automobiles -1916A 1521 visits Brush Automobiles -1916A
  • Case Automobiles -1916A 3136 visits Case Automobiles -1916A
  • Chalmers Automobiles -1913A 2160 visits Chalmers Automobiles -1913A
  • Chalmers Automobiles -1922A 1281 visits Chalmers Automobiles -1922A
  • Chalmers Automobiles -1922B 1063 visits Chalmers Automobiles -1922B
  • Chalmers Automobiles -1922C 1328 visits Chalmers Automobiles -1922C
  • Chalmers-Detroit Automobiles -1909A 1314 visits Chalmers-Detroit Automobiles -1909A
  • Chandler Motor Cars -1917A 2140 visits Chandler Motor Cars -1917A
  • Cole Motor Cars -1916A 2809 visits Cole Motor Cars -1916A
  • Cole Motor Cars -1919A 1419 visits Cole Motor Cars -1919A
  • Cole Motor Cars -1920A 1870 visits Cole Motor Cars -1920A
  • Cord Automobiles -1929A 1911 visits Cord Automobiles -1929A
  • Darracq Cars -1903A 567 visits Darracq Cars -1903A
  • Darracq Cars -1903B 310 visits Darracq Cars -1903B
  • De Dion-Bouton Cars -1903A 302 visits De Dion-Bouton Cars -1903A
  • Duesenberg Automobiles -1935A 43 visits Duesenberg Automobiles -1935A
  • Durant Automobiles -1929A 1994 visits Durant Automobiles -1929A
  • Duryea Automobiles -1905A 1616 visits Duryea Automobiles -1905A
  • Essex Cars -1922A 1780 visits Essex Cars -1922A
  • Essex Cars -1928A 41 visits Essex Cars -1928A
  • Essex Cars -1931A 1843 visits Essex Cars -1931A
  • Fiat Automobiles -1911A 1758 visits Fiat Automobiles -1911A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1903A 1227 visits Franklin Automobiles -1903A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1905A 1425 visits Franklin Automobiles -1905A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1919A 1230 visits Franklin Automobiles -1919A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1920A 1394 visits Franklin Automobiles -1920A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1926A 1560 visits Franklin Automobiles -1926A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1929A 1561 visits Franklin Automobiles -1929A
  • Garford Automobiles -1913A 1186 visits Garford Automobiles -1913A
  • Glide Automobiles -1906A 1340 visits Glide Automobiles -1906A
  • Graham-Paige Automobiles -1929A 1875 visits Graham-Paige Automobiles -1929A
  • Hal Motor Cars -1916A 1534 visits Hal Motor Cars -1916A
  • Haynes Cars -1909A 1456 visits Haynes Cars -1909A
  • Haynes Cars -1912A 1547 visits Haynes Cars -1912A
  • Jordan Cars -1919A 329 visits Jordan Cars -1919A
  • Jordan Cars -1920A 364 visits Jordan Cars -1920A
  • Jordan Cars -1926A 1970 visits Jordan Cars -1926A
  • King Motor Cars -1917A 1595 visits King Motor Cars -1917A
  • Knight Motor Cars -1920A 328 visits Knight Motor Cars -1920A
  • La Salle Automobiles -1926A 1373 visits La Salle Automobiles -1926A
  • La Salle Automobiles -1926B 1464 visits La Salle Automobiles -1926B
  • La Salle Automobiles -1930A 1871 visits La Salle Automobiles -1930A
  • LaFayette Motor Cars -1921A 364 visits LaFayette Motor Cars -1921A
  • LaSalle Automobiles -1930sA 45 visits LaSalle Automobiles -1930sA
  • LaSalle Automobiles -1934A 43 visits LaSalle Automobiles -1934A
  • LaSalle Automobiles -1934B 181 visits LaSalle Automobiles -1934B
  • Liberty Motor Cars -1900'sA (!) 12 visits Liberty Motor Cars -1900'sA
  • Locomobile Cars -1904A 84 visits Locomobile Cars -1904A
  • Locomobile Cars -1904B 48 visits Locomobile Cars -1904B
  • Locomobile Cars -1909A 1238 visits Locomobile Cars -1909A
  • Locomobile Cars -1910A 1280 visits Locomobile Cars -1910A
  • Locomobile Cars -1911A 1896 visits Locomobile Cars -1911A
  • Locomobile Cars -1912A 56 visits Locomobile Cars -1912A
  • Locomobile Cars -1916A 1454 visits Locomobile Cars -1916A
  • Locomobile Cars -1921A 373 visits Locomobile Cars -1921A
  • Lozier Cars -1913A 1401 visits Lozier Cars -1913A
  • Marmon Automobiles -1911A 1666 visits Marmon Automobiles -1911A