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Oakland

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Oakland
Vehicle Marque

A former division of General Motors.  Pontiac was created to be a "companion make" to Oakland, but after outselling Oakland the Oakland brand was cut, Pontiac being the only companion make to outlast its parent.

Vehicle names used by Oakland throughout history include:  Sensible Six.

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DateArticleAuthor/Source
11 February 1914ACCEPTS AGENCY OAKLAND AUTOMOBILESMt. Sterling Advocate
29 April 1916OAKLAND EIGHT CLIMBS MOUNTAINThe Ogden Standard
19 November 1921OAKLAND MODELS STAND.The New York Times
2 July 1922NEW MOTOR BUILDING.The New York Times
2 August 1922AUTOMOBILE PRICE WAR IS PREDICTEDThe New York Times
26 May 1929OAKLAND OFFERS PRIZES TO ELIMINATE WASTEThe Ludington Daily News


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