AUTOS: Prize

The heads of the nation's motorcar industry filed hopefully into a meeting called in Detroit last week by representatives of the War Manpower Commission. Now, they thought, they would at last get from a Government agency the specifications they needed to tackle one of the major obstacles to reconversion. After a four-hour meeting they emerged gratefully clutching a prize: the Government was going to allow them to devote up to 1 % of their personnel to planning passenger-car production.

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