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Automotive History: Oct 22-28


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Selden Patent Fight Begins in Earnest: The Association of Licensed Automobile Manufacturers (ALAM) files suit against Ford Motor Company as an unlicensed (by ALAM) manufacturer of internal combustion vehicles (controlled 1895 Selden patent), claiming that the patent applied to all gasoline-powered automobiles.


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