Autos: The Westinghouse Rebellion

Motorists will probably never be tempted to sing "See the U.S.A. in a Westinghouse," but before long they will be able to take one for a swing down to the local shopping center. In Los Angeles last week, Westinghouse Electric Corp. President Donald C. Burnham announced plans for production of "a small electric vehicle for around-town transportation."

Called the Markette, Westinghouse's boxy little (1,730 Ibs.) electric car will carry two passengers at speeds up to 25 m.p.h. Its twelve conventional six-volt lead-acid batteries will drive it for 50 miles at a cost...

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