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1926-1932: Oakland Motor Car Co.
1933-present: General Motors Corp.

The Pontiac Spring and Wagon Works was incorporated in July of 1899 by Albert G. North and Harry G. Hamilton. At that time Pontiac Spring and Wagon Works were manufacturing various horse drawn wagon parts as well as complete buggies and wagons. In 1905 Pontiac Spring & Wagon Works took over the manufacturing of the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company which produced the Rapid Truck. In 1907 the decision was made to produce an automobile due to growing demand.

A merger of the Oakland Motor Car Company and the Pontiac Spring & Wagon Works occurred in 1908, The operations of both companies were joined together in Pontiac, Michigan to build the Cartercar

In 1909 William C. Durant, then General Motors Corp. president purchased a 50% interest in the Oakland Motor Car Company. Later that year General Motors Corp. purchased the other 50% stake in the company after the death of Walter M. Murphy, major shareholder of the Oakland Motor Car Company. GM's first Pontiac was introduced as an affordable six cylinder intended to compete in the more inexpensive four cylinder range. The all new Pontiac was quickly outselling Oakland, a trend that continued for the following years. Oakland ceased production in 1932.

 


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1936 Pontiac Deluxe
1936 Pontiac Deluxe
views: 15299
1956 Pontiac Starchief
1956 Pontiac Starchief
views: 18595
1959 Pontiac Catalina
1959 Pontiac Catalina
views: 42263
1960 Pontiac Bonneville
1960 Pontiac Bonneville
views: 42190
1960 Pontiac Catalina
1960 Pontiac Catalina
views: 37973
1960 Pontiac Ventura
1960 Pontiac Ventura
views: 25266
1961 Pontiac Catalina
1961 Pontiac Catalina
views: 45298
1961 Pontiac Tempest
1961 Pontiac Tempest
views: 21989
1962 Pontiac Super Duty - A true race legend
1962 Pontiac Super Duty - A true race legend
views: 33502
1962 Pontiac Bonneville
1962 Pontiac Bonneville
views: 27916
1962 Pontiac Catalina
1962 Pontiac Catalina
views: 52703
1962 Pontiac Tempest
1962 Pontiac Tempest
views: 47174
1962 Pontiac Grand Prix
1962 Pontiac Grand Prix
views: 34006
1963 Pontiac Bonneville
1963 Pontiac Bonneville
views: 47120
1963 Pontiac Tempest
1963 Pontiac Tempest
views: 41753
1963 Pontiac Grand Prix
1963 Pontiac Grand Prix
views: 39657
1963 Pontiac Catalina
1963 Pontiac Catalina
views: 46144
1964 Pontiac Catalina
1964 Pontiac Catalina
views: 47861
1964 Pontiac Grand Prix
1964 Pontiac Grand Prix
views: 36496
1964 Pontiac Bonneville
1964 Pontiac Bonneville
views: 54661
1964 Pontiac GTO
1964 Pontiac GTO
views: 102691
1964 Pontiac Tempest
1964 Pontiac Tempest
views: 35139
1965 Pontiac Catalina
1965 Pontiac Catalina
views: 51507
1965 Pontiac Bonneville
1965 Pontiac Bonneville
views: 61664
1965 Pontiac Tempest
1965 Pontiac Tempest
views: 50319
1965 Pontiac Grand Prix
1965 Pontiac Grand Prix
views: 29008
1965 Pontiac 2+2
1965 Pontiac 2+2
views: 26551
1965 Pontiac GTO
1965 Pontiac GTO
views: 118659
1966 Pontiac Catalina
1966 Pontiac Catalina
views: 62348
1966 Pontiac Tempest
1966 Pontiac Tempest
views: 52452
1966 Pontiac LeMans
1966 Pontiac LeMans
views: 52410
1966 Pontiac Grand Prix
1966 Pontiac Grand Prix
views: 31732
1966 Pontiac GTO
1966 Pontiac GTO
views: 119332
1967 Pontiac GTO
1967 Pontiac GTO
views: 129203
1967 Pontiac Catalina
1967 Pontiac Catalina
views: 49540
1967 Pontiac Grand Prix
1967 Pontiac Grand Prix
views: 36858
1967 Pontiac Tempest
1967 Pontiac Tempest
views: 52059
1967 Pontiac Firebird
1967 Pontiac Firebird
views: 79420
1968 Pontiac Firebird
1968 Pontiac Firebird
views: 94751
1968 Pontiac GTO
1968 Pontiac GTO
views: 85728
1968 Pontiac Bonneville
1968 Pontiac Bonneville
views: 43356
1968 Pontiac Tempest
1968 Pontiac Tempest
views: 41297
1968 Pontiac Grand Prix
1968 Pontiac Grand Prix
views: 28032
1968 Pontiac Catalina
1968 Pontiac Catalina
views: 47124
1969 Pontiac Firebird
1969 Pontiac Firebird
views: 47322
1969 Pontiac Grand Prix
1969 Pontiac Grand Prix
views: 39532
1969 Pontiac GTO
1969 Pontiac GTO
views: 152703
1969 Pontiac Trans Am
1969 Pontiac Trans Am
views: 36092
1969 Pontiac Catalina
1969 Pontiac Catalina
views: 46171
1970 Pontiac GTO
1970 Pontiac GTO
views: 87064
1970 Pontiac Grand Prix
1970 Pontiac Grand Prix
views: 34358
1970 Pontiac Firebird
1970 Pontiac Firebird
views: 53973
1970 Pontiac Trans Am
1970 Pontiac Trans Am
views: 19711
1970 Pontiac Catalina
1970 Pontiac Catalina
views: 37197
1971 Pontiac LeMans
1971 Pontiac LeMans
views: 43013
1971 Pontiac GTO
1971 Pontiac GTO
views: 22485
1971 Pontiac Firebird
1971 Pontiac Firebird
views: 37540
1972 Pontiac GTO
1972 Pontiac GTO
views: 25199
1972 Pontiac Firebird
1972 Pontiac Firebird
views: 28440
1972 Pontiac Lemans
1972 Pontiac Lemans
views: 55794
1973 Pontiac Firebird
1973 Pontiac Firebird
views: 42218
1974 Pontiac Firebird
1974 Pontiac Firebird
views: 30325
1975 Pontiac Firebird
1975 Pontiac Firebird
views: 19671
1976 Pontiac Firebird
1976 Pontiac Firebird
views: 30616
1977 Pontiac Firebird
1977 Pontiac Firebird
views: 35671
1978 Pontiac Trans Am
1978 Pontiac Trans Am
views: 49311
1978 Pontiac Firebird
1978 Pontiac Firebird
views: 34879
1979 Pontiac Firebird
1979 Pontiac Firebird
views: 43188
1979 Pontiac Trans Am
1979 Pontiac Trans Am
views: 50937
1980 Pontiac Firebird
1980 Pontiac Firebird
views: 31105
1980 Pontiac Trans Am
1980 Pontiac Trans Am
views: 34913