January 31, 2005

Today in Automotive History 1942

Today in Automotive History

1942 Chrysler, Plymouth, And Studebaker Retool For War

The last pre-war automobiles produced by Chrysler, Plymouth, and Studebaker rolled off the assembly lines today. Wartime restrictions had shut down the commercial automobile industry almost completely, and auto manufacturers were racing to retool their factories for military gear.

Posted by Quality Weenie at January 31, 2005 08:07 AM