WPB lifted the ceiling on automobile production, and Detroit's race to get there first with the most was on:
¶Ford had cleanly scooped the industry, was already producing up to 80 Fords a day; the first Mercurys and Lincolns are due about Oct. 1.
¶The first Packards are due after Sept. 15.
¶ General Motors' Cadillacs, Buicks and Pontiacs will begin to roll off the assembly lines in late September; Chevrolets and Oldsmobiles, after Oct. 1.
¶ Hudsons began to roll last week; Studebakers are due in early October; Nashes about Oct. 1; Graham-Paiges not...