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In 1964, after the South Bend, Indiana manufacturing facility closed, Australian assembly was handed off to Continental & General’s manufacturing unit in West Heidelberg until 1968 when the final car was constructed. When the factory ceased operations Renault merchandise have been introduced in to replace them. Previously, Studebakers have been exported to Australia absolutely assembled starting in 1948 in restricted numbers. After the South Bend plant shut, Hamilton was Studebaker’s sole manufacturing facility.

Thomas E. Bonsall, wrote “Much more than the story of a family enterprise; it’s also, in microcosm, the story of the economic development of America.” Peter Studebaker died within the mid 1750s. In 1740 Peter Studebaker constructed his house on a property generally known as “Bakers Lookout”. (The home nonetheless stands in Hagerstown, Maryland.) The first Studebaker wagon factory was inbuilt the same 12 months subsequent to the house. On Bakers Lookout Peter, master of the German Cutler Guild, built the first Studebaker residence, the primary Studebaker wagon manufacturing unit where he began forging and tempering metal and seasoning wooden in the colonies. Peter Studebaker built the primary Studebaker mill and a wagon street. Peter owned property on either side of the Conococheague creek, so he built a bridge over the creek in 1747. Peter started the family enterprise on the Bakers Lookout property the place he made his house, and built the first Studebaker wagon factory.

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