Continental engines were used in various American cars from independent automobile manufacturers during the early 1900's and into the 1920s. They were produced by the Continental Engine Company of Muskegon, Michigan. In addition to automobiles and adapted as a marine engine. One of its configurations was an L-head six cylinder. Sometimes referred to as the Roaring Twenties. Events and trends Technology John T. Thompson invents Thompson submachine gun, also known as Tommy Gun. ... Muskegon is a city located in Muskegon County, Michigan. ...
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Continental Motors also produced Continental branded automobiles in 1932/1933 based upon the 1931 De Vaux, a product of the De Vaux Motors Corporations of Oakland, California, which had been using body dies left over from the former Durant, which been produced by Durant Motors until 1930.
1905 Continental Motors is born with the introduction of a four-cylinder, four stroke cycle L-head engine operated by a single camshaft.
Continental Motors continues to build engines for aircraft and is currently (2005) a division of Teledyne Technologies Company.
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