Studebaker’s new ’39 Champion economy car.
75 Years Ago (March 1939): Ward’s Forecast Raised; Studebaker Preps Champion; UAW Splits; GM Expansion Planned In its Mar. 4, 1939, issue, Ward’s Automotive Reports says it is increasing its March car production forecast by 5.7% to 370,000 units from 350,000. The increase, which WAR says “may yet prove conservative,” comes in response to evidence that some manufacturers “are planning to advance their production rates somewhat earlier than had been anticipated ...
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