Blog: Graeme RobertsThe Fiesta of Fifty-Three

Graeme Roberts | 4 December 2012

Think Ford was first to use the Fiesta nameplate?

From 1976, if memory serves.

Think again - GM may have got there first in 1953 but, the way names get passed around automakers over the decades, I'm offering no guarantees. Looks like the Olds was a one-off, though, Ford has sold millions of its Fiesta.

And counting.


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How Fisher Body did it back in the day

OK, I know I should get out more, but, as well as being a big fan of current auto manufacturing (BMW is always good for an annual show 'n' tell), ...

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Mitsubishi's not-so-happy history

Mitsubishi is in the news today and it reminded me of a bit of history. Some of you may recall the auto industry and Japanese public were stunned when it emerged in the summer of 2000 that Mitsubishi ...

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