AUTOS: Under the Hood

Great Britain's bumbling auto industry was so slow getting out of the garage that the House of Commons took a look under the hood. One angry member described what he saw last week as "a national scandal." After eight months of trying, the industry could still produce no more than 3,000 cars a week; it would be lucky to achieve even half its original 1946 goal of 400,000.

Britain was not going to use its cars for weekends in the country: it was going to export most of them to build up its sagging...

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