Denying he is the fall guy for General Motors Corp.'s slipping market share, Roy S. Roberts, GM's group vice president-Vehicle Sales Service and Marketing, announced last week that he would retire April 1. William J. Lovejoy, general manager of GM's Service Parts Operation (SPO) since 1992, will replace Mr. Roberts. No successor was named for Mr. Lovejoy. Mr. Roberts, who is 60, was charged with consolidating the independent functions of GM's five divisions when he was promoted to his ...

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