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Posted By: Robert Jacobs
Posted On: Wednesday June 24, 2020 at 11:27 PM
Two words: Roger Smith
If ever one man could be held responsible for the ultimate bankruptcy of GM (unthinkable!) it was him. Under his leadership, each division was reduced to a desk in the corporate office, and each model was a standardized, homogenized, cross pollinated version of a few basic body sizes.

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