"Made in China, Automobiles made before World War II"


Ever heard about Chinese cars made in the 1920s and 1930s? Intensive study brings us to the coachworkers of Shanghai and the truck manufacturers of Mukden. Even Mercedes trucks were made in China. You will find them on beautiful contemporary black and white pictures in 125 pages.
Fifth edition, 2018. Latest update November 2022. 

Two parts:

1. The 1920s, body work building based on imported chassis and engines. 

  • The Auto Palace Co. Ltd.
  • The Central Garage Company
  • China Motors, Limited including Star Garage, Eastern Garage and Shanghai Garage.
  • The Feilung Company, together with the Shanghai Motors Corporation
  • Grand Garage Français
  • H. S. Honigsberg & Co., Inc.
  • Hudford Garage, operated by Dodge & Seymour (China) Limited
  • Shanghai Horse Bazaar & Motor Company Limited
  • SHB-Studebaker Light Six Coupe 1925
  • Universal Motor Car& Body Works
2. The 1930s, truck assembly & production under foreign influences
  • Liaoning Trench Mortar Arsenal (Shenyang)
  • Chinese Dragons & Baby Dragons
  • The story as told by Daniel F. Myers in his letters and memoires
  • Technical description of the Zhongshan or Minsheng
  • Tang Zhongming
  • Zhi Bingyuan
  • Shanxi Auto Repair Shop
  • Hunan Machinery Works
  • Tonghe (Dowa) Automobile Industry Company
  • Manchuria Automobile Company
  • Beizhi (North China) Autommobile Company
  • Toyota Tianjin
  • Toyota Shanghai
  • Zhongguo-Benz or Zhongyuan (China Automobile Company)
  • China Motor Vehicle Documentation Centre

Superb black and white pictures!
soft cover, spiral bound