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1940 vehicles were unique in the sense they were near the tail end of massive production numbers. That year 4,680,000 vehicles were produced in the United States. The numbers slowly began to dwindle over the next couple of years and in 1942, all production companies stopped for 4 years due to World War II. During this time, if you owned a vehicle, you were believed to have power and money.

Having gotten out of World War I and the threat of another war in the air, a quarter ton four-wheel drive military vehicle was developed by Chrysler. What would eventually become the Jeep was being commissioned by the military. Chrysler also introduced their new vehicle called the Town & Country this year. This would be the last vehicle that would be overseen by Walter P. Chrysler who passed away this year, a loss that was felt in the 1940 automotive industry.

A major improvement to 1940 vehicles was introduced by Plymouth. The All Weather Air Control System allowed heating, cooling and ventilation to become possible in vehicles. This maintained a constant temperature in the vehicle and the technology would continue to advance over the years.

The war that was taking place almost caused the 1940 vehicles produced to be their last. The company saw sales of their vehicles drop to only 5,900 units that year. However, on September 6, 1940, Volvo gained quite a bit of publicity for selling their 50,000th vehicle, giving them the boost they needed to make it through the difficult years.

The following list is of the remaining vehicles that were introduced in 1940.

  • Cadillac Series 62
  • Gillig Transit Coach School Bus
  • GM "old-look" transit bus
  • Packard 180

One other event of significance that took place this year was the end of the LaSalle line of vehicles. The company went defunct this year after it was determined there wasn't enough of a demand for their 1940 vehicles.

Overall, the 1940 automotive year was one that would have an impact on the industry. From the improved technology to the quality craftsmanship, car manufacturers truly delivered their best during this year.

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FORD RANGER 60/40 HIGH BACK CAR SEAT COVERS black-charcoal ,MORE COLORS

$74.99
FORD RANGER 60/40 HIGH BACK CAR SEAT COVERS black-charcoal ,MORE COLORS



40 Oil Change Static Cling Reminder Stickers (Lot of 40)

$3.24
40 Oil Change Static Cling Reminder Stickers (Lot of 40)



CAR RADIO STEREO CD PLAYER DASH INSTALL MOUNTING TRIM PANEL KIT HARNESS ANTENNA

$19.98
CAR RADIO STEREO CD PLAYER DASH INSTALL MOUNTING TRIM PANEL KIT HARNESS ANTENNA



CENTRIFUGAL CLUTCH 3/4" BORE #40/41 CHAIN 10T FOR GO KART MINI BIKE ENGINE

$19.69
CENTRIFUGAL CLUTCH 3/4" BORE #40/41 CHAIN 10T FOR GO KART MINI BIKE ENGINE



40W BMW H8 White HID Xenon 6000k Angel Eyes Halo Ring LED Light E90 E92 E93 X5

$49.59
40W BMW H8 White HID Xenon 6000k Angel Eyes Halo Ring LED Light E90 E92 E93 X5



Vintage Sinko Bakelite Accessory Suicide Spinner Necker Knob Hot Rod Rat Shifter

$23.38
Vintage Sinko Bakelite Accessory Suicide Spinner Necker Knob Hot Rod Rat Shifter



40 Amp Off Road ATV/Jeep LED Light Bar Wiring Harness Relay and ON/OFF Switch

$19.99
40 Amp Off Road ATV/Jeep LED Light Bar Wiring Harness Relay and ON/OFF Switch



CAR STEREO DOUBLE 2 DIN RADIO DASH INSTALLATION BEZEL TRIM KIT W/ WIRING HARNESS

$17.95
CAR STEREO DOUBLE 2 DIN RADIO DASH INSTALLATION BEZEL TRIM KIT W/ WIRING HARNESS



1940 Ford Battery Box

$39.99
 1940 Ford Battery Box



CAR RADIO STEREO CD PLAYER DASH INSTALL MOUNTING TRIM BEZEL PANEL KIT + HARNESS

$13.55
CAR RADIO STEREO CD PLAYER DASH INSTALL MOUNTING TRIM BEZEL PANEL KIT + HARNESS





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