Business: New Models

Another '42 automobile line—Nash—was publicly introduced last week and the trade also got a peek at some others.

The new Nash (15 models) underlined the trend to longer and lower bodies, thicker grilles and bumpers, more brightwork than ever.

The peek-shows were held by General Motors (at Milford, Mich.) and Ford (in Dearborn). Both emphasized the industry's new defense role, showed the new cars along with an impressive display of aircraft engines, machine guns, shells, other war equipment (see p. 57).

The 1942 Chevrolets, Pontiacs, Oldsmobiles, Buicks and Cadillacs were more redesigned (in order...

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