Plymouth dies -- a good move; your turn, GM

November 1999
Automotive News;11/15/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5848, p12
Trade Publication
Comments on the decision of automaker DaimlerChrysler to terminate its Plymouth brand. Wake-up call to the competition in the United States; Lesson for Ford Motor Co. and General Motors.


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