Autos: Step by Step

The trend now is toward evolutionary styling, and that is good. We don't any longer make abrupt changes, and we don't any longer abandon people who buy our cars. It is a step-by-step, year-by-year evolution.

Those are the words of the man who designs cars for Chrysler Corp., Elwood

Engel, vice president for styling—and they are welcome words to many U.S. car buyers. Last week Chrysler's top executives went to Atlanta for a press preview of the 1969 models, which show that Engel means what he says. The 1969 cars closely resemble the 1968 models. They are handsome and functional, but...

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