In 1901, was founded by the American car company "Pierce Arrow". In the same year was the production of bicycles and mopeds, which were supplied to the market of the southern States, where special demand a cheap vehicle. In the same year began the manufacture of automotive cylinder powertrain brand "Pierce-Arrow", as well as two-stage transmissions for them. And in 1902 began production of the first car of the brand, which was built on the basis of the license of the car "De Dion". And in 1903 went on sale model arrow, equipped with a twin-cylinder power unit.
And in 1904 was presented the car is great arrow, the first model of the luxury brand. Due to the success of this model, the leadership of the Pierce-Arrow" has started construction of a full-fledged industrial complex located in the city of Buffalo. A year later, after running all of the industrial capacities of the company, management of "Pierce-Arrow" has signed a contract with the government of the United States of America on delivery models great arrow in the enjoyment of the highest leaders of the country. In 1909 client brand became President Taft.
During the First World War, the company "Pierce-Arrow" began production of motorcycles and firearms for the U.S. military, which has allowed the company to create a large buffer Fund that saved the brand from bankruptcy during the great Depression. However, despite lucrative government contract, the firm pierce-arrow was forced to drastically reduce the production of luxury cars, limiting the execution of private orders and the release of the original models for the government of the country. And in 1937, after the contract for the supply of luxury cars was broken, "Pierce-Arrow" attempted to enter the market of special equipment, but serious financial losses led to its bankruptcy in 1938.1 - 50 | 51 - 54
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