Business: Auburn Getaway?

Steady but slow has been the 1931 march of the motormakers. They do not expect this year to be great; they maintain it will be satisfactory. No fanfares and banners have heralded any attempt to invade once more the rich territory of Tremendous Profits from which they retreated in such confusion last year.

Last week, however, one of the marching motormakers suddenly became conspicuous. He was 36-year-old President Errett Lobban Cord of Auburn Automobile Co. and Cord Corp. Abruptly he burst from the slow-moving ranks, raced down the road with unprecedented speed, shouted...

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