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Hometown Secrets: Elkhart was once automotive hub
For a long time Elkhart has been known as the RV capital of the world. But long before RV's made their debut, cars were made there. About a decade after the turn of the century, there were about 14 companies making cars in Elkhart --- it was by all accounts, an automotive hub. One car, the Elcar, was owned by world leaders, and was made locally in Elkhart.
March 26, 2012