1916 Apperson Jack Rabbit Touring Car
1903 phaeton
Apperson Chummy Roadster
1894 Haynes-Apperson
1920 Apperson advertisement
1904 newspaper advertisement

The company was founded by the brothers Edgar and Elmer Apperson shortly after they left Haynes-Apperson; for a time they continued to use a FR layout-mounted flat-twin engine, following it with a horizontal four.

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The Apperson automobile company was formed that year, and in 1905, Haynes-Apperson was renamed the Haynes Automobile Company.

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1916 Apperson Jack Rabbit Touring Car

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Haynes Automobile Company

American automobile manufacturing company that produced automobiles in Kokomo, Indiana, from 1905 to 1924.

American automobile manufacturing company that produced automobiles in Kokomo, Indiana, from 1905 to 1924.

A 1916 Haynes
Advertisement for 1922 Haynes Brougham

The company was formerly known as the Haynes-Apperson company, and produced automobiles under that name from 1896 to 1905.

Co-founder Elwood Haynes changed the name of the company after fellow co-founders Elmer and Edgar Apperson left to form the Apperson Brothers Automobile Company in 1901.

Edgar Apperson, back row, third from left, at Automobile Manufacturers' Association gold medal awarding in January 1925

Edgar Apperson

American automobile manufacturer and engineer.

American automobile manufacturer and engineer.

Edgar Apperson, back row, third from left, at Automobile Manufacturers' Association gold medal awarding in January 1925
Riverside Machine Works, Kokomo, Indiana, circa 1885

On July 4, 1894, Edgar test drove the automobile from Kokomo to New York City for the first time, which had a maximum speed of eight miles per hour and, after establishing they would be able to sell these cars to the public, the Haynes-Apperson Company was created.

In 1901, the Apperson brothers decided to move in a new direction and created their own company, the Apperson Brothers Automobile Company.