Cars In America 1948 Research Paper

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Cars in America 1948 In 1948, cars begin to change their body-styles for the first time since 1942. The “will be” fifties lines, begins to appear. Cadillac and Oldsmobile, which are types of cars, introduce the industry’s first high compression V8 engines. Buick, which is a more luxurious type of car, introduces the first torque converter-type automatic transmission. An automatic transmission (also called automatic gearbox) is a type of motor vehicle transmission that can automatically change gear as the vehicle moves, freeing the driver from having to shift gears manually. Cars were hard to find in 1948 and the years around that time, because it was immediately after the war, and there was material shortages, and far more buyers than cars

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