Auto-Car Wins a Race in France.
The New York Times
May 25, 1899
LONDON, May 25.—The Paris correspondent of The Daily Mail says: "In the race between motor cars and motor cycles from Bordeaux to Paris, a distance of 333 miles, M. Charron won in a petroleum auto-car, covering the distance in 11 hours 43 minutes and 22 seconds, beating the previous record by 3 hours, 25 minutes, and 11 seconds. M. Charron claims that his auto-car can maintain an average of thirty miles an hour for twenle hours. It has four seats and is of fourteen-horse power."
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