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Small, cute….and deadly? The strange saga of the Chevrolet Corvair

The early 1960’s, much like today, saw a movement towards economy in automobile design and basic functionality. This was a direct change from the chrome-laden, fuel-hungry autos of the late 1950’s. Streamlined design, fuel economy, and simplicity of operation became the called for norm. Perhaps in response to the increasingly popularity of a little car … Continue reading »

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