75 Years Ago (July 1939): Tooling Strikes; Sealed Headlamps Seen; New Ward’s Publication; ’40 Output Starts From Ward’s Automotive Reports’ July 8, 1939, issue comes word that the “long-threatened UAW-CIO strikes in General Motors tool and die shops broke out this week, threatening to delay ’40-model introductions if the tie-ups continue for any length of time.” Robust field stock of ’39s may mitigate any damage from a delayed new-model launch, ...

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