Checker Motors Corporation
Checker Motors Corporation was a Kalamazoo, Michigan based vehicle manufacturer and tier-one subcontractor that manufactured taxicabs used by Checker Taxi. Checker Motors Corporation was established by Morris Markin in 1922 through a merger of 'Commonwealth Motors' and 'Markin Automobile Body'.
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... From 1922-1959, Checker's production vehicles were built almost exclusively for the commercial livery (taxi) business, although cars for personal use were available on ... Checker entered the consumer vehicle market when it saw purchases of its taxis decline ... Beginning in 1960, Checker introduced the Superba, its first model specifically built for the consumer market ...
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