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Shortage sparks creativity: 3 ways to drive a car without petrol

Week number 73-52

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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At a post office people receive their first sheet of 25 petrol ration coupons after showing their vehicle registration certificate and paying 2,50 guilders. Also with different ways to drive a car without petrol: the so-called MAV-car (Menskracht Aangedreven Voertuig (Vehicle Driven by Human Power), a pedal car), a car with electric motor and propeller, designed by Wielink from 's Heerenbroek, and a moped tricycle, designed by the 70-year-old Kuypers from Hilversum.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 December 1973
Length:
02:00

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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