John DeLorean’s roller-coaster career ride is well documented. His DeLorean Motor Car Co. (DMC), starting in 1974, toppled after only three years of production (1981-83), yielded less than 10,000 gull-winged sporty 2-seaters in Northern Ireland. At its height, the Belfast plant employed about 2,500. The Belfast production site sat idle for half a decade after DMC folded and then was converted to an aluminum casting facility by France’s Montupet SA in 1989. It currently employs 1,000 ...

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