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In Reverse: 120 Years of Body-Building Changes

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Source: / Written by Gary Ledoux The first auto body designers and builders represented what was already an old established craft. People had been traveling in wheeled carriages for hundreds and hundreds of years. But at the dawn of the 20th century, they would be powered not by horses or some other draft animal, but by some sort of motive power. It mattered little to early body builders if vehicles were propelled by a gasoline engine, electric power or steam. Their task was to create a conveyance that would carry people—period. The body builders contended...

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