In total the company produced 13 vehicles. Founder Glenn Gordon "Gary" Davis d. Davis operated in a 57, sq. Baby was unique in that it featured four-across seating. It was planned that production, beginning inwould start at a minimum of 50 cars a day later increasing to A second prototype called "Delta" was built, and a third prototype, the modelwas completed later. The third model, the " Divan ", established standards for the production Davis cars.

The company closed down inas workers and engineers were not being paid, and lawsuits were threatened by investors and dealers. Former employees then filed suit for back pay, and the company was investigated on allegations of fraud. Soon after the Davis plant was shut down, Gary Davis was convicted on 20 of 28 counts of theft he was acquitted on four counts of theft and four of fraud and was sentenced to 8 months to two years in jail.

Davis developed a variant for military use. The Model was a Jeep -like version of the Divan with an open body. Ultimately three s were built in less than a week, Davis Automobile Company of which were shipped to the Army Black Flower And Company testing.

The assets of Davis were Davis Automobile Company for back taxes in May The remainder of the company now belongs to Wayne Miller who resides in Arizona. Sixteen out of franchise holders formed Delta Motor Car Company in an effort to salvage the car and their investments.

Delta tried to have Reliant Engineering Company in StaffordshireEnglandmanufacture the car inbut investor funds ran out and the enterprise folded. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Davis Motorcar Company Former type. Van Nuys, California. United States. Automotive industry in the United States. Categories : Defunct motor vehicle manufacturers of the United States Motor vehicle manufacturers based in California Three-wheeled motor vehicles Automotive companies established in establishments in California.

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Three Wheeling – 1948 Davis Hemmings Daily

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We are very excited to announce our newest XJ build!!!!! We will be releasing the ALPHA XJ for public purchase in late 2017. This XJ will include our full GM LS 5.3, 6.0, 6.2 engine and transmission conversion. We are manufacturing our VERY own Davis AutoSports Custom 4 Link Rear Suspension System to get rid of the 100-year-old leaf springs.…