The History of the Delco-Remy Divsion of General Motors
A.K.A. "The Remy Brothers" or "The Remy Electric Company"
1896-1994
Delco-Remy at the Normandy Invasion, June 6, 1944   World War Two Products and Product Applications    The Army-Navy "E" Award   Our War Job

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Products
Lovejoy Shock Absorbers 1927-1928

Delco-Remy (GM) purchased the Lovejoy Company in 1927 after being found in violation of Lovejoy's patents.  The shocks were manufactured for two years under DR management in the Dayton Plant 7 until January 1, 1929 when the operation in Ohio became Delco Products.  That division continued on with shock absorbers and generators, starters and ignitions that were still being manufactured in Dayton were moved to Anderson, separating the location and product lines of the two divisions.
 


The original Delco-Remy Plant 7 (There would be three.) as it currently exists in downtown Dayton, OH today.

 

 

 

 

Delco-Remy at the Normandy Invasion, June 6, 1944   World War Two Products and Product Applications   The Army-Navy "E" Award   Our War Job
Home  History   The Plants   Plant Photos   Moments in Time  The Products   Product Brochures   Service Manuals   Training Booklets   Video  Employment Numbers   Museums   Sources  Allied Divisions   Revisions   Reunions   Remy Electric Country Club   Vintage Literature about The Remy Electric Company   Links

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