Business & Finance: M. Citroen

M. André Citroen, now in this country, will investigate the possibilities of adding his tractor equipment to cars bought by American farmers. He has recently perfected a combination of the automobile and the tractor in a vehicle that can work the fields and carry the farmer to town.

The inspiration came from the phenomenal success of the Citroen cars, equipped with Citroen-Kegrasse caterpillar treads, in crossing the Sahara last February, 1,600 miles of sand in 20 days.

The Citroen is a 10 h.p. machine, which does 40 miles to the gallon, costs $1,000 and...

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