70 Years Ago (December 1943): Civilian Truck Output Allocated; Packard Merlin Production to Double; Electric Window Motors Seen
The federal government’s War Production Board has given Chevrolet the largest share of its planned 123,492-unit 1944 civilian truck production allocation. Chevy will be allowed to build 33,122 trucks in the coming year as against Ford’s 28,149 units International Harvester’s 19,633, Dodge’s 10,387 trucks and GMC’s 9,851-unit allotment. Manufacturers of medium- and heavy-duty trucks account for the remainder of the allocation, ranging from 4,505 for Mack to a ...
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