Forward thinking: Citroen’s 1927 self-parking mechanism


While US engineers were exploring rear-powered self-parking mechanisms, in 1927 this Citroen Type A was fitted with a novel system for the front wheels. This was the reaction to the system being demonstrated in Paris


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Adam divides his time as an editor between the worlds of aviation and motoring. These worlds may seem a little diverse today, but autonomous technology and future urban mobility is bringing them ever-closer. Adam is also chairman of the Vehicle Dynamics International Awards.

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