In 1949, Schinznach-Bad, a small municipality in Aargau, became one of the largest vehicle manufacturing centres in Switzerland. AMAG commenced operations with the so-called “Montage Suisse”, which indicated assembly in Switzerland.
Since import duties on finished vehicles were very high and the manufacturing quality of the vehicles was at times poor, “Neue AMAG Automobil- und Motoren AG” sought a way to make it possible to manufacture in Switzerland. In 1947, an opportunity arose to buy the facilities of a former cement factory with production halls in Schinznach-Bad. Between 1949 and 1972, approximately 30 000 vehicles were completely assembled there, including brands such as Standard, Plymouth, Chrysler, DeSoto, Studebaker, Dodge and VW Karmann Ghia. Assembly operations were performed under “Automontage Schinznach AG” (ASAG), a legally independent company and affiliate of AMAG.
Here you’ll find information about the vehicles that were assembled in Schinznach-Bad. Since our archive of that era, which was defined by new beginnings and progressive developments, is incomplete, we do not aim to be exhaustive.
We are grateful to all the fans, aficionados and collectors for information about vehicle assembly in Schinznach and the vehicles manufactured there. Please send us information, documents, etc. via e-mail to email@example.com
We can only develop the platform further with your help. Together, we can build a comprehensive database of knowledge.