Riker Electric Cars

The Riker Electric Car was built in Brooklyn, New York from 1897 to 1899 and in Elizabethport, New Jersey from 1899 to 1902 by Andrew Lawrence Riker. Riker produced a number of two seater runabouts, four seater dos-a-dos, hansom cabs and heavy trucks. Riker seem to more interested in automobile racing and only produced electric cars for only 4 years. Riker sold his business to the Electric Vehicle Company producers of the Columbia.


1899 Riker
1899 Riker Runabout


1899 Riker
1899 Riker Phaeton


1899 Riker Advertisement
1899 Riker Advertisement

Other American automobiles beginning with the leter R

R. A. C. – (see Diamond)
Rainier – Rainer Co. Flushing, NY 1905-1907
Rainier – Ranier Motor Car Co. Saginaw, MI 1907-1911
Raleigh – Raleigh Motors Inc. Reading, PA; Bridgeton, NJ 1920-1922
Ramapaugh – (see Ball)
Rambler – Rockaway Automobile Co. (See Rockaway)
Rambler – Thos. B. Jeffery Co. Kanosha, WI 1902-1913
Rambler – Nash Motors Co. Kenosha, WI 1950-1954
Rambler – American Motors Corp. Kenosha, WI 1954-1970
Randall – J. V. & C. Randall Newtown, PA 1904
R. & V. Knight – Root & Vandervoort Engineering Co. East Moline, IL 1920-1924
Ranger – Ranger Motor Works Chicago, IL 1908-1910
Ranger – Ranger Automobile Co. Chicago, IL 1908-1910
Ranger – Southern Motor Mfg. Association, Houston, TX 1920-1922
Rapid – The Rapid Motor Vehicle Co. Pontiac, Michigan 1900-1909
Rayfield – Rayfield Motor Car Co. Springfield, IL 1911-1915
Raymond – Raymond Engineering Co. Hudson, MA 1912-1915
R. C. H. – Hupp Corp. Detroit, MI 1912-1916
Read – Read Motor Co. Detroit, MI 1913-1914
Reading – Middleby Auto Co. Reading, PA 1910-1913
Rebel – (see American Motors)
Reber – Reber Mfg Co. Reading, PA 1902-1903
Reber – Acme Motor Car Co. Reading, PA 1903
Red Jacket – O.K. Machine Works Buffalo, NY 1904
Reeves – The Reeves Pulley Co. Columbus, IN 1896-1898 1905-1910
Reeves Sexto-Octo – The Reeves Sexto-Octo Co. Co. Columbus, IN 1911-1912
Regal – Regal Motor Car Co. Detroit MI 1907-1920
Regas – Regas Automobile Co. Rochester, NY 1903-1905
Reid – (see Wolverine)
Reinersten – see Rex Buckboard
Relay – Relay Motor Car Co. Reading, PA – 1904
Reliable Dayton – Dayton & Mashey Automobile Works Chicago, IL 1906-1909
Reliance – Reliance Automobile Mfg. Co. Detroit, MI 1903-1907
Remington – Remington Auto & Motor Co. Kingston, NY 1900-1901
Remington – Remington Motor Vehicle Co. Utica, NY 1900-1904
Reo – R. E. Olds Co. Lansing, MI 1904
Reo – Reo Car Co. Lansing, MI 1904
Reo – Reo Motor Car Co. Lansing, MI 1904-1936
Republic – Republic Motor Car Co. Hamilton, OH 1911-1916
ReVere – ReVere Motor Car Corp. Logansport, IN 1917-1922
ReVere – ReVere Motor Co. Logansport, IN 1922-1926
Rex Buckboard – Pennsylvania Electrical & Railway Supply Co. Pittsburgh, PA 1902
Ri-Chard – Richard Automobile Mfg. Co. Cleveland, OH 1914-1917
Richelieu – Richelieu Motor Car Corp. Asbury Park, NJ 1922-1923
Richmond – Wayne Works Richmond, IN 1908-1917
Rickenbacker – Richenbacker Motor Co. Detroit, MI 1922-1927
Ricketts – Ricketts Auto Works South Bend, IN 1908-1909
Riddle – Riddle Mfg Co. Ravenna, OH 1916-1926
Rider-Lewis – Rider-Lewis Motor Car Co. Muncie, IN 1908-1909
Rider-Lewis – Rider-Lewis Motor Car Co. Anderson, IN 1909-1911
Riviera – (See Schnader)
R. M. C. – (See Regal)
Ritter – Ritter Automobile Co. Madison, WI 1912
Roach – W. E. Roach (formerly Roach & Barnes) Philadelphia, PA 1911-1913
Roader – Roader Car Co. Brockton, MA 1911-1913
Roamer – Barley Motor Car Co. Streator, IL 1916-1917
Roamer – Barley Motor Car Co. Kalamazoo, MI 1917-1929
Robinson; Pope-Robinson – John T. Robinson & Co. Hyde Park, MA 1900-1902
Robinson; Pope-Robinson – Robinson Motor Vehicle Co. Hyde Park, MA 1902
Robinson; Pope-Robinson – Pope-Robinson Co. Hyde Park, MA 1902-1904
Robson – Robson Mfg Co. Galesburg, IL 1908-1909
Rockefeller Yankee – Rockefeller Sports Car Corp. Rockville Center, NY 1949-1950
Rocket – (see Scripps-Booth)
Rocket – Hewson Pacific Corp. Los Angeles, CA 1948
Rockfalls – Rock Falls Mfg Co. Sterling, IL 1919-1925
Rock Hill – Rock Hill Buggy Co. Rock Hill, SC 1910
Rockne – Rockne Motors Corp. Detroit, MI 1931-1933
Rockaway – The Rockaway Automobile Co. Rockaway, New Jersey 1900-1903
Rodgers – see Imperial (1)
Roebling-Planche – Walter Automobile Co. Trenton, NJ 1906-1909
Rogers – Rogers Motor Car Co. Omaha, NE 1911-1912
Rollin – Rollin Motor Co. Cleveland, OH 1923-1925
Rolls-Royce – Rolls-Royce of America Inc. Springfield, MA 1921-1931
Rollsmobile – Starts Mfg Co. Fort Lauderdale, FL 1958-1960
Rollsmobile – Horseless Carriage Corp. Fort Lauderdale, FL 1960 to date
Romer – Romer Motors Corp. Danvers, MA 1921
Roosevelt – Marmon Motor Co. Indianapolis, IN 1929-1931
Ross – Ross & Young Machine Co. Detroit, MI 1915
Ross – Ross Automobile Co. Detroit, MI 1915-1918
Rotary (1) – Rotary Motor Vehicle Co. Boston, MA 1904-1905
Rotary (2) – Bournonville Motors Co. Hoboken, NJ 1922-1923
Royal Tourist – Royal Motor Car Co. Cleveland, OH 1904-1906
Royal Tourist – Royal Tourist Car Co. Cleveland, OH 1906-1907
Royal Tourist – Royal Tourist Car & Mgf. Co. Cleveland, OH 1908-1911
Royal Tourist – Consolidated Motor Car Co. Cleveland, OH 1911
Rubay – The Rubay Co. Cleveland, OH 1922-1924
Rugby – (see Star)
Ruger – Sturn, Ruger & Co. Inc. Southport, CT 1969 to date
Ruler – Ruler Motor Car Co. Aurora, IL 1917
Russell – Russell Motor Vehicle Co. Cleveland, OH 1902-1904
Ruxton – New Era Motors Inc. New York, NY 1929-1931