- 1916: Nash Motors was founded, in Wisconsin, by Charles Nash
after buying the Thomas B. Jeffery Company.
- WW I: Nash built Jeffrey
4x4 Quad trucks.
- 1937: Nash Motors and Kelvinator Appliance Co. merged to form
- 1954: Nash-Kelvinator bought Hudson Car co., forming
American Motors Corp. (AMC).
The Nash Metropolitan was designed, and sold, in the USA
but built for Nash in the UK by Austin, part of BMC.
It had the Austin A40's 1200cc 4-cylinder engine.
- 1955: The S3's engine grew to 1489cc.
- The S3 also sported a rather fanciful bonnet emblem.
- 1956: The Metropolitan was sold in the UK badged as
the Austin Metropolitan and, from 1961, simply as the Metropolitan.
- (1968: AMC sold Kelvinator.)