Business & Finance: Ford Hacks

President Edsel B. Ford of the Ford Motor Co. designed a taxicab, putting on wire wheels, a clock, four doors & an Ustco taximeter; called the whole, logically enough, a "Luxford." Hackmen saw it in Manhattan, ordered 300 the first week, without knowing the price or the delivery date. The Taxi Weekly, house organ of the cab profession, describes the Luxford thus:

"Its lines are low and rakish. The lower part of the body is green with a belt of yellow and-red striping around the door and window molding. The rear seat in the passenger compartment is large enough to accommodate three...

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