and Hudson Motor Car Company. At the time, it was the largest corporate merger in U.S. history
When declining sales and the competitiveness of the United States auto market forced AMC to seek a partner in the late 1970s,
the company formed an alliance with France's Renault. This lasted until March 2, 1987, when the Chrysler Corporation purchased AMC.
Use of the AMC and Renault brand names ceased in the United States.