The next period in the automobile industry was the pre-war era. Beginning with the great depression in 1930 and ending with the second world war in 1946. It was throughout this time that full body cars became the norm and their sales began to dominate the entire industry worldwide. Cars during this period also began incorporating a boot at the front or the back of the car for storage for the first time. These types of cars became the norm and their sales began to dominate the entire industry. Other notable developments included the incorporation of headlights as an additional safety feature.p>
Even though we consider cast today to be highly technologically advanced, most of the fundamental technologies had been introduced by the late 1930s. Popular models which were invented in this period include the Rolls Royce phantom three, the Volkswagen Beetle, and the Ford V8. The great depression had a huge economic in impact on the world and many car manufacturers began to fold. The only ones which survived were the large companies who could keep cost production down stay in business throughout this difficult time.