Gleason (Kansas City Vehicle Company)
Automotive manufacturer of Kansas City , Missouri.United States from 1909 to 1913.
The company was founded in 1909 in Kansas City , Missouri . It manufactured passenger cars from 1909 to 1913 , which were marketed as Gleason . The factory was previously operated by the Caps Brothers Manufacturing Company , the Kansas City Motor Car Company and the Wonder Motor Car Company . In addition, commercial vehicles were created . In 1913 the company was dissolved. The Bauer Machine Works Company took over the factory.
The company produced Highwheeler , making it one of the last to hit the market. The vehicles had a two-cylinder engine with 20 hp . He propelled the rear axle via a cardan shaft . There was a choice of four bodies. Model K was a High Wheel Buggy , Model L was a High Wheel Runabout , Model M was a High Wheel Baby Tonneauand Model Q was a Baby Tonneau. It is unclear why the latter model did without the addition of the High Wheel .