The company manufactured a variety of cars, wagons and military vehicles. Today, Studebaker is fondly remembered for the curvy, sweeping designs of the Starlight, Champion and Commander models of the late 1940s and 1950s. Studebaker merged with luxury automaker Packard in the late 1950s; Packard soon folded thereafter. try the craigslist app » Android iOS CL kansas city kansas city ames, IA columbia, MO des moines fayetteville, AR joplin kirksville lake of ozarks lawrence lincoln manhattan omaha salina southeast IA southeast KS springfield st joseph topeka tulsa western IL wichita >

Studebaker's actual "break even" point was actually selling more than 260,000 cars per year because of Studebaker's high labour cost. Studebaker was only able to sell that many for two or three years after World War II when all the American car companies could sell all the cars they could produce.