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OLDSMOBILE 442

By | 2017-11-24T10:11:26+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: GM|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Oldsmobile and a very special 4-4-2 Most of us simply go to the kettle, hit the switch and water boils…..easy. Not so for Oldsmobile though, these boys decided to do the boiling water trick in a whole different way. Better still they did this matching Cosworth in some special engineering in the ‘60s

The Ranger – Part One | A Lesson in Corporate Politics

By | 2017-11-24T10:11:31+00:00 June 17th, 2017|Categories: A Different Corner|Tags: , , , , , |

Local content programmes affecting the SA motor industry in the mid 60’s demanded that the local car companies raise their game to meet the requirement. General Motors South African did so in style and upgraded all facilities massively. Firstly the Product Engineering Division was housed in a new building and was very simply a first

GENERAL MOTORS SOUTH AFRICA – Finding New Roads?

By | 2017-11-24T10:11:31+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: A Different Corner, GM|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It Seems the roads in South Africa have been blocked by Toyota's, VW's, Nissans, Kia's, Fords, Hyundai's and other Riff Raff. The departure of GM from the local scene announced last Thursday is no surprise to me. It is a sad reminder that when you do not respond to changing times, the world

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