2000 : General Motors Announces It Will Phase Out Oldsmobile

December 12, 2021 all-day

On December 12, 2000, General Motors announced it would phase out production of Oldsmobile, the nation’s oldest automotive brand name. The first Oldsmobile was built by Ransom Eli Olds in 1897.

Source : Historical Society of Michigan

For further reading, see Setting the pace : Oldsmobile’s first 100 years / by Helen Jones Earley and James R. Walkinshaw

Oldsmobile, the last chapter, 1997 to 2004 / by Helen Jones Earley and James R. Walkinshaw.

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