The Atlas auto was inherent Springfield, Massachusetts from 1907-1911 (and turned into the Atlas-Knight for 1912–1913).
After Harry Knox left the organization that had been building Knox autos in Springfield, he created the Knox Motor Truck Company in 1905 to transform Atlas business vehicles. His previous accomplices at his past firm took him to court over the name. After he was taboo from utilizing the Knox name, he framed the Atlas Motor Car Company in late 1907.
Harry Knox had proposed to the individuals preparing the Sunset in California that he process the auto under permit. At the outset they won’t, however altered their opinion after the 1906 San Francisco quake. The Atlas of Springfield was accordingly dependent upon the Sunset, actually utilizing the same two-stroke motor. This same 2-barrel 22 hp motor was utilized within the Atlas conveyance vans and taxicab, beginning in 1908. Harry Knox refined the motor and advanced a 3-chamber 34 hp variant of it. Later, a 60 hp 4-chamber rendition was advertised. The firm entered an Atlas in the 1909 Vanderbilt Cup, being the first two-stroke auto to enter a significant long-separate street race. This was pushed in resulting limited time materials. Not long after, the two-stroke motor dropped out of support in the commercial center, and Knox included a Knight sleeve-valved motor in 1912. These autos were called Atlas-Knights, and were greater, five- or seven-traveler touring autos that cost roughly $3500.the organization was bankrupt by promptly 1913, probably because of issues securing motors. Harry Knox then moved to Indianapolis to support the Lyons siblings in preparing the Lyons-Knight.
Atlas Vehicle Model list:
1910 Atlas F
1910 Atlas G
1910 Atlas H
1907 Atlas 20 hp Runabout