Dodge is a car brand, which produces the US company Chrysler. Under the brand produce passenger cars, SUVs, pickup trucks, as well as commercial vehicles. Creation of the company took place in 1900, when the Dodge brothers began to produce components for cars. Only in 1914 they started producing their own cars. In 1928 the Dodge company bought the Corporation Chrysler.
The first machine released by the company Dodge was the Dodge Brothers, which is jokingly called the old lady Betsy. Until the end of 1914 were made two hundred forty nine precisely such cars. Each of them had a brand logo that represented the globe, located in the center of the star of David. Already in 1920 the company took the second place in cars production after all the well-known company Ford. However, in the same year, the two brothers have died, and the head of Dodge became Fred J.. Haynes.
Dodge Brothers had a solid state, each of them had more than twenty million. Their heirs received half of the share capital, it should be noted that both were only widows, who subsequently became the owners of the enterprise. Since none of them had entrepreneurial talent, the company's business went sharply down. In 1925 widows sold Dodge company to venture investment group Dillon, Read & Co, value of sale was one hundred forty-six million dollars.In 1925 widows sold Dodge company to venture investment group Dillon, Read & Co, value of sale was one hundred forty-six million dollars. And even despite the fact that the new owners invested the maximum amount of effort, the Dodge position fell in the market. Because of this, it was necessary to find a new buyer of the company, it became - Walter Chrysler. In 1928 the company merged into the Dodge Chrysler Corporation.