Sunday, September 1, 2013
October 3, 1945
Civilian car production resumes with new designs and new technology. Car makers work frantically to keep pace with new demand. Multi-car families will soon become commonplace adding to the aggregate miles traveled, and commensurate accidents. Despite the resumption of civilian car building, it would take several years to bring the industry up to speed again. In the interim, car dealers started forming dealer associations in metro areas to promote the sale of service, used cars, parts and accessories. It is unknown if any advertised their body shops services or even how many at that time had body shops.