The discovery and early establishment
Having founded the company Dodge Brothers Company by Horace and John Dodge in 1900, this company makes engine components and chassis of the vehicle. John Dodge in 1913 saying that he no longer willing to simply as "penyetok" for Henry Ford, then in 1914 he and Horace agreed to make a 4-cylinder vehicles (Dodge Model 30). They made this car has all-steel body, while most other companies still have the element of wood. Besides the existing 12 volt electrical system, (cars with 6 volt electrical system was still there until the 1950s) and a sliding-gear transmission. The company developed the Dodge brothers were successful because the quality is good, and the company soon became the second largest company by sales in the U.S. market in 1916.
Dodge Company continues to record good sales until 1920. But after that, John Dodge died of pneumonia in early January 1920. His brother, Horace, also died in December 1920 due to cirrhosis. Company Dodge brothers fell into the hands of their wives, who then lifted Frederick Haynes became president of the company. Dodge Model 30 was developed into Dodge Model 116, with basic construction and the same features.
Dodge models sold in North America today is the caliber, Avenger, Charger, Challanger, Viper, Journey, Nitro, and Grand Caravan.