In the early 1980s I was at a flea market in Arizona and for 50 cents, bought a copy of “On a Clear Day You Can See General Motors,” the autobiography of the late John De Lorean, and his rise from engineer wunderkind, to the maverick head of GM’s Pontiac Division.

DeLorean, who, on a personal note, created one of my favorite muscle cars of all time, the GTO, and later, the famed DeLorean gull-winged coupe, candidly blasted the staid corporate philosophy of the-then world’s largest car manufacturer, and its refusal to change with the times.

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