Business: Altruistic Motormakers

Although the automobile industry had a bad year and is facing another, last week the National Automobile Chamber of Commerce officially endorsed a plan which will cause its members to spend some $15,000,000. The expenditures will be for banishing unsafe and unfit automobiles by junking, thus making U. S. highways safer. During the year it is estimated that 400,000 cars, or about one for every ten sold, will be junked in addition to the small-scale junking that several companies already carry on. About 90% of U. S. auto makers are affected and each...

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