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Autos: How to Bury a Job

Carefully assembled to exclude Ramblers, a cavalcade of cars rolled past the plant of American Motors Corp. in Kenosha, Wis., horns blaring to attract...

Business: Good News Only

"Fearless " American Motors As part of its new public relations strategy, American Motors has revived an old maxim: "If you don't have anything good to say,...

Business: AMC's Charge

No longer the sickly child President W. Paul Tippett Jr. of American Motors Corp. used to joke that his company actually had a three-word name: "Ailing...

AUTOS: American Motors Hangs In There

American Motors Corp., smallest of the four U.S. automakers, has always been an up-and-down company, but lately it has hit a longer-than-usual losing streak...

Reaching for the Biggest Market

AMC, with a hit car in the U.S., wil make Jeeps in China The American jeep, a favorite vehicle of World War II G.I.s and weekend off-the-road runners, is on...

Battling for Survival

Tiny American Motors Corp. quietly became the first U. S. auto company to seek formally to reopen its labor contracts in November, when it asked its 16,000...

Business: AMC Liaison

A French connection—maybe Can putting together two weaknesses make a strength? Profit-pinched American Motors Corp. has been openly looking for a foreign...

Business: Le Bailout

Renault comes to rescue AMC If Washington is willing to prop up Chrysler, will Paris help salvage American Motors? Apparently so. Last week AMC and France's...

Business: French Accent

Renault buys a piece of AMC It may be small, but it is nimble. Last week American Motors Corp., which produces only 1.83% of the nation's cars, swung a deal...

MANAGEMENT: How to Make a Buck

Every businessman knows that it is hard to make a fortune in these days of high income taxes. Last week American Motors President George Romney gave chapter...

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Photo Essays

Growing Up Romney: Mitt’s Early World

The childhood narratives that inform the public’s perception of so many political figures — Abe Lincoln’s log cabin; George Washington’s cherry tree; JFK’s...

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