The 1940 Oldsmobile line featured the Hydra-Matic Drive, the first fully automatic transmission. A GM ad for that model year proclaims: No Clutch Pedal! A Free Unshackled Right Hand! World's Simplest, Easiest Way to Drive!
June 5, 2009 12:38 PM PDT
Photo by: © GM Corp.
| Caption by: Jonathan Skillings
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