40351940: Crosley Offers Army Light Auto, 7/10/2014, 12:00 am
- Jul 9, 2014
Reminder from: Crosley Yahoo Group Title: 1940: Crosley Offers Army Light Auto Date: Thursday July 10, 2014 Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time - Dublin / Edinburgh / Lisbon / London Location: Cincinnati, Ohio. Notes: Crosley Offers Army Light Auto
CINCINNATI, July 10 A small automobile which its builder claims can carry four soldiers with full equipment at 50 miles an hour on one gallon of gasoline was poised for demonstration here today.
Powel Crosley jr., designer and head of the corporation, said the vehicle already had been shown to army officials at Camp Holabird, Md.
The car, designed for either light transport or scouting purposes, is powered with an aircooled, opposed-cylinder type engine.
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