Story: Cars and the motor industry

Car salesman

Car salesman

Trist Atkins of Panmure Motors in Auckland had a cartoonist friend who depicted the trials and tribulations of a car salesman – an occupation mistrusted and derided by many.

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Eric Pawson, 'Cars and the motor industry - Motor services', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 February 2024)

Story by Eric Pawson, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Dec 2014