Foreign News: Pre-Selector

If Britons liked blatant slogans (which Britons do not) they might have opened London's annual motor show last week with: "The Gear Shift Lever Must Go!" Ten of the 26 British exhibitors showed cars not equipped with gear shift levers but having at the centre of the steering wheel a minute gadget called a "pre-selector."

Driving such a car in "high."he British motorist will set his preselector for "second" or "first," knowing that sooner or later a hill or traffic pause must come. When it does he merely throws out his clutch and is shifted...

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