Business & Finance: Death of Packard

For most people, however accustomed they have become to seeing streets thronged with such swift and glittering vehicles, the automobile still seems, in a somewhat profound sense, new. It is hard for them to realize that, measured against a man's span of life rather than against the centuries during which men moved by more awkward contrivances, automobiles have existed for a long time. Yet few of the men who built the first automobiles are still alive; Maxwell, Haynes, the Dodge Brothers—these were among the most important and all of them are dead. Last...

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