Christine Direct Action Motor Company
American Automotive manufacturer New York .USA From 1904 to 1910
The Christine Direct Action Motor Company was a car company in New York United States formed in 1904 and lasted until 1910.
From 1908 renamed Walter Christie Automobile Co.still in New York.
The Christine Company was originally called Christine Iron Works, in 1904 but the name was changed in 1906. Walter Christie was actually America's first exponent of front-wheel drive. In 1904, he took a four-cylinder, 30 hp racer to Daytona Beach with an early front-wheel drive system. In all, six racers were built, two with 60 hp engines.
The Christine Company produced a gran touring car in 1907 with a 50 hp engine costing $6,500 and 2,300 lbs. Also, the company produced a taxi cab.
Walter Christie spent most of his time racing and not promoting his cars. Because of this, the company folded in 1910.