The standard clutch was of the friction-plate type, in which two circular plates - one attached to the crankshaft and the other to the mainshaft ... This problem was removed, at least for the more expensive cars, when General Motors introduced the synchromesh gearbox in 1929. ... In the British a#39;Minia#39;, one of the most successful of all postwar cars, produced in millions from 1959, shocks were absorbed by theanbsp;...
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