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EXCLUSIVE: Did the Goodyear-Zeppelin Corporation Design the 1934 Airflows? The Karl Arnstein Mystery

By Hampton C. Wayt:   Did Dr. Karl Arnstein, chief aerodynamicist of the Goodyear-Zeppelin Corporation of Akron, Ohio – sister company to the German-based Luftschiffbau Zeppelin that built the ill-fated Hindenburg – design the 1934 Chrysler and DeSoto Airflows? The official story of the Airflows’ development, as told in Chrysler marketing of the time and in…

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Selling Steel with Style Part II

Here at The Old Motor, we really like these promotional press release photos. Today we have a quartet of quality and chrome from Nash and Chrysler Corp. Their flagship 1937 Nash Ambassador Eight in our featured image above was shot on November 14, 1936 and exhibits a level of Art Deco ornamentation that few other cars…

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