THE MOTOR INDUSTRY AND INSURANCE Sir,
In a recent article in the Daily Telegraph the motoring correspondent, W. A. McKenzie, strikes out against the ‘ almost punitive measures by the insurance firms against all sports cars “and the consequent deleterious effect on home sales. Surely the remedy lies in the hands of the manufacturers themselves.
Gould not the big car companies and corporations, pool a Small part of their very adequate resources to form a separate insurance. ‘company, if only to insure all sports cars manufactured by the parties concerned at a reasonable cost ? The expense invOlVed would undoubtedly he covered by the increase in home sales.
Or could it be that the manufacturers are not partictilarly bothered about home tales when it is so easy to sell almost their entire production abroad, as in the case of the E-type Jaguar.
Kelvedon. PHILIP L. HANsos-LgsrEa.
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