The Oldsmobile division of General Motors Corp. will cease to exist in 2005 when the franchise agreement with its dealers expires, officials say. But some suggest the nameplate likely won't hang around that long. “If we sell through '05, I'd be surprised,” says an Olds insider. “You take a volume vehicle out like Intrigue or Alero, and it's going to seriously impact the bottom line of an Olds dealer.” Since December when GM announced it was phasing out Olds, about 10 dealerships have ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Countdown to Demise of Olds" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: email@example.com or phone: (248) 799-2642
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.