GM makes concessions in Oldsmobile phaseout

Cantwell, Julie
January 2001
Automotive News;1/22/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5913, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on concessions made by the General Motors (GM) for the planned phaseout of its Oldsmobile automobile. Giving of one year's notice for the shut down of its Oldsmobile production; Company's agreement to pay for vehicles acquired for dealer trades; Disappointment of majority of dealers over the compensation offer of GM.


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