American Motors

The American Motors logo.

American Motors (AMC) was an American car company. It was formed in 1954 when Nash-Kelvinator Corporation and Hudson Motor Car Company became one company. [1] It is famous for its Javelin and AMX muscle cars. AMC bought the Jeep car company in 1970. In 1987, Chrysler bought AMC for US $1.5 billion. [2]


  1. Flory, J. Kelly (2008), American Cars, 1946-1959: Every Model, Year by Year, McFarland, p. 545, ISBN 9780786452309.
  2. Holusha, John (March 10, 1987). "Chrysler is Buying American Motors; Cost is $1.5 billion". The New York Times. Retrieved August 7, 2010.