WATCHING THE WORLD U.K. CONTEMPLATES CURBS ON CARS
With David Knott from London Englishmen may be unique in thinking of their homes as castles. Toward their cars, however, Englishmen take the almost universal view that the car is a status symbol-sometimes even an extension of the personality. So English car owners have felt doubly threatened in recent weeks. One U.K. government body warned against use of unleaded gasoline that contains benzene added to boost octane levels and therefore car performance.