The forgotten people’s car – Telegraph
In 1935, France’s Société des Ingénieurs de l’Automobile (SIA) announced a competition to stimulate the country’s industry, calling for proposals for a small, practical and economical car to cost no more than 8,000 francs. Le Corbusier and his cousin and business partner Pierre Jeanneret answered the challenge, and in 1936 submitted drawings for the vehicle they called Voiture Minimum.
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