Time Clock, Jan. 17, 1955

CHEVROLET WON the 1954 auto-production race by a hair, but Ford claims the sales lead for the first time since 1935, though final sales figures will not be in until February. Though Chewy made 1,414,286 cars to Ford's 1,394,657, Ford claims that it sold more. In 1953 Chewy outproduced Ford by nearly 20%, yet sold only 17% more cars.

COPPER LODE in Peru, one of the biggest ever found, will be developed by a combine of four big U.S. firms calling themselves the Southern Peru Copper Corp. The new company will be run by American Smelting...

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