Buick -- 110 Years of Building Cars with Many More to Come
The first production Buick was also the shortest. The 1904 Model B rode on a wheelbase of 83 inches, more than 17 inches less than a 2013 Buick Encore. Luxury brand incorporated by David Dunbar Buick on May 19, 1903 This weekend Buick celebrated its 110th birthday. After a few years of experimenting with automobiles built at his home in Detroit, David Dunbar Buick ? a former plumbing inventor and businessman ? incorporated the Buick Motor Company on May 19, 1903. A State of Michigan historic site marker outside General Motors Global Headquarters at the Renaissance Center commemorates the day.