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Finding my AMX This is a timeline of major events in the history of American Motors Corporation (AMC). Followed by a timeline of the predecessor companies that merged to form AMC.


AMC Timeline
Date Event
May 1, 1954 American Motors Corporation formed by the merger of Nash-Kelvinator and Hudson. Nash also hoped to merge with Packard but that never happened.
1957 The small Rambler models lost their Nash and Hudson badging.
1958 Hudson and Nash names dropped.
1970 Purchased Jeep from Kaiser
1980 Partnered with Renault.
1983 Renault has controlling interest in AMC.
March 9, 1987 Final day of AMC when it was purchased by Chrysler Corporation.