GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Sep. 7, 1953

GOODS & SERVICES

Clearer View. After three years and some $50,000 in research, a group of headlight manufacturers headed by General Electric Co. announced an improved sealed-beam headlight for autos which will be available within two years. The new light, approved by a subcommittee of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, gives wider vision down the righthand side of the road, has greater overall range, cuts down on flareback in fog and rain, thus virtually eliminates the need for separate fog lights.

Robot Salesmen. At the National Automatic Merchandising Association convention in Chicago, manufacturers showed the latest vending machines, which will...

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