Holyoke Automobile Company
Automotive manufacturer of Holyoke , Massachusetts.United States of America from 1899 to 1903.
Charles R. Greuter came from Switzerland . He made two prototypes in 1898. In 1899 he became self-employed and founded Holyoke Motor Works in Holyoke , Massachusetts . In April 1899, the plans amounted to ten vehicles per month, which were marketed as Holyoke . In April 1900, the change of name followed in Holyoke Automobile Company .
The cars on offer included cars with gasoline engines . The first vehicles had a two-cylinder engine with 7 hp . Progressive for the time was the OHV valve control . The construction was four-seated and was called trap .
The following vehicles were remarkably heavy. So a Surrey with 1270 kg curb weight , a Phaeton with 680 kg and a Stanhope with 1360 kg.