Business & Finance: Motors of the World

There is only one passenger automobile in Spitzbergen, two army-owned trucks in Bermuda. The Solomon Islands have two passenger cars and five trucks. Thus last week announced the U. S. Department of Commerce, presenting fresh statistics concerning the long familiar U. S. domination of the automotive world. Of a world's supply of 32,028,584 motor vehicles (exclusive of motorcycles, motorbobs, buckboards, etc.), 24,629,921 were in the U. S. A poor second was England with 1,128,200, closely followed by France with 1,098,000, and Canada, with 1,061,830. Germany, with 531,000, was fifth.

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