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Willys-Overland Motors is a company in the USA best known for its production of military and civilian Jeeps.

1908 John North Willys bought the Overland Automotive Division of Standard Wheel Company.

1912 The company was renamed Willys-Overland Motor Company.

From 1912 to 1918, Willys was the second largest producer of automobiles in the United States behind only the Ford Motor Company.

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of Cars in the UK see the 1917 Red Book

1913-1917 Importer of Garford (American). For a list of the models and prices of Petrol Motor Commercial Vehicles see the 1917 Red Book

1919 Crossley Motors with Willys-Overland set up Willys Overland Crossley

Imported into the UK by the Anglo-American Motor Car Co

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