Deere-Clark Motor Car Company
Deere-Clark Motor Car Company was an American manufacturer of automobiles in the early part of the 20th century.
WE Clark had already gained experience in automotive engineering at his Clark Manufacturing Company . In 1905 he joined with the agricultural equipment manufacturer John Deere , who acquired tools and machine from the disbanded Clarkmobile Company . In January 1906, they founded the company in Moline , Illinois. The production of automobiles began. The brand name was Deere-Clark in the first year , then only Deere . In late 1907, John Deere decided to exit the joint venture. That was the end. In total, 200 vehicles were created.
The company was reorganized under new management as Midland Motor Car Company .
The only model was the 30 HP . He had a water-cooled four - cylinder engine with 30 hp and Kardanantrieb . The wheelbase was 254 cm in the first year. A five-seat touring car with side entry and a sedan were available.
In 1907, the chassis was extended to 269 cm wheelbase. A Gentleman's Roadster called Roadster supplemented the previously offered bodies.
1906 Deere Type "B" car