Webb Jay Chautauqua Motor Company
Chautauqua Motor Company , previously Webb Jay Motor Company , was an American manufacturer of automobiles in the early part of the 20th century.
Former racer Webb Jay founded the Webb Jay Motor Company in Chicago in 1908 in Illinois . His brother Frank Jay was also involved. They distributed vehicles of the White Motor Company . In 1908 they made a few automobiles themselves. The brand name was Jay Webb . As a car trader, the company existed after 1908.
In March 1910, the company was renamed Chautauqua Motor Company , as the company moved to Dunkirk in the US state of New York . Which was now offered as Chautauqua steamer . In February 1911, a truck was presented at the Chicago Automobile Show .
Brand Name Webb Jay The only model was a steam car . This had a steam engine with two cylinders , which made 30 hp . The engine power was transmitted via a two-speed gearbox and chains to the rear axle. The open touring car offered space for five people. The original price was $4000 US dollars .Brand Name Chautauqua Steamer These were also steam cars.
Automotive manufacturer of United States from 1908 to 1911