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The Alter Motor Car Company was founded on January 26, 1914 by Clarence A. Alter, Guy Hamilton, and F. M. Woodward in Plymouth, Michigan. Its industry was automobiles and its headquarters/factory was in Plymouth, Michigan (1914-1916) then Grand Haven, Michigan (1916-1917). Soon after building its new factory, the company declared bankruptcy in early-1917 and dissolved.

Alter automobiles were sold locally through the Alter Motor Sale Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan among other dealers in other states.


NOTE: Atler car production began in August 1914. Some models were marketed as 1914s.

  • Model C Touring (5-passenger) (1915-1917)
  • Model C Roadster (2-passenger) (1915)
  • Model F Touring (5-passenger) (1915-1917)
  • Model E Touring (5-passenger) (1917)