The Pontiac automobile brand grew from the Oakland Motor Car Company, which was founded in 1907 and based in Pontiac, Michigan. By 1909, Oakland was part of General Motors, and by 1931, the Oakland moniker was dropped entirely. The first Pontiac was the Pontiac 6-27, which was later advertised as the Pontiac Six or Big Six. Whatever it was called, the first model arrived in 1926 and was offered as a two-door coupe or four-door sedan. These...Continue Reading