Coal-driven car, 25 November 1939.
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'In there Mr Coalman'. No more petrol pumps just a visit to your coalman or you can have it delivered. The container holds just over a hundredweight. There is just one point we nearly forgot: when the new coupons arrive they can still be used, because a turn of the tap and its a petrol car once more.'