Columbia Motors was a Detroit, Michigan, United States based automobile manufacturer which produced automobiles from 1917 to 1924.
Columbia Motors was incorporated in 1916, with J. G. Bayerline as company president and produced two models powered by Continental six-cylinder engines .
In 1923, Columbia acquired Liberty Motor Car.
This company should not be confused with the separate company named Columbia Automobile Company which manufactured cars from 1898 to 1913.
Famous quotes containing the words motors and/or columbia:
“When General Motors has to go to the bathroom ten times a day, the whole countrys ready to let go. You heard of that market crash in 29? I predicted that.... I was nursing a director of General Motors. Kidney ailment, they said; nerves, I said. Then I asked myself, Whats General Motors got to be nervous about? Overproduction, I says. Collapse.”
—John Michael Hayes (b. 1919)
“Although there is no universal agreement as to a definition of life, its biological manifestations are generally considered to be organization, metabolism, growth, irritability, adaptation, and reproduction.”
—The Columbia Encyclopedia, Fifth Edition, the first sentence of the article on life (based on wording in the First Edition, 1935)