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Posted By: Raymond Paszkiewicz
Posted On: Wednesday June 24, 2020 at 7:34 PM
 
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Richard Nosker makes some very good points...,
When Pontiac starts making products like the Aztec, and makes generic engines, used in all of GM's brands, it all becomes redundant. Or you could not tell the difference between a Buick LeSabre and Electra, it becomes redundant. Remember, just a few years ago, the Cutlass was a best selling nameplate. When Chevrolet had a variety of great products and you were on top of the world, if you were a Chevy dealer. Mercury became just a Ford, with a different nameplate, and Plymouth had no product to offer. It all came tumbling down. All we have left is nostalgia.

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Added to my Oldsmobiles, a 1960 Olds 98 in Garnet Mist Poly from Western Models. by Curtis Parisi #28305
Great line up of Oldsmobiles, including that sleek '60. Wish Olds were still around. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #28305.1
Car brands that sell well stay in production. Survival of the fittest. by Harvey Goranson #28305.1.1
It all boils down to GM or Ford or Chrysler making the style, performance and creature comforts by Curtis Parisi #28305.1.1.1
Was it purely a matter of sales, or did corporate restructuring and by Rick Thompson #28305.1.1.1.1
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A good point. With the proliferation of sub-brands, by Harvey Goranson #28305.1.1.1.1.1.1
Richard Nosker makes some very good points..., by Raymond Paszkiewicz #28305.2
Strange part was that Olds killed off the Cutlass when by Ken Smith #28305.2.1
Two words: Roger Smith by Robert Jacobs #28305.2.1.1
Agreed ! Shameful imo. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #28305.2.1.1.1
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I sold Oldsmobiles in the mid seventies and left to work for the state by Don Anderson #28305.2.1.1.1.1.1.1




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