Who Killed the Corvair?

Was it Ralph Nader? Bad publicity? General Motors? The muscle car? Larry Claypool, Corvair historian, explains his theory on the demise of the unique, rear-engined car at the Orphan Auto Picnic in August 2009.

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My Classic Car Season 18 Episode 10 - V8 Corvair
On this episode of My Classic Car, Dennis takes a look at an insane V8 powered Corvair drag car. Plus, we'll look at replacement seatbelts in the Autogeek Garage. Website - http://www.myclassiccar.com Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/myclassiccar Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/myclassiccar Google+ - https://plus.google.com/103516592864435202958





Car & Driver look back on the Corvair





Bankrupt GM Begins Slashing Jobs
The General Motors flameout has been a disaster for blue collar Americans working on assembly lines. Out of 123,000 GM workers left in North America, 20,000 are scheduled to lose their jobs. Meanwhile, the Auto Task Force appointed by President Obama to oversee the process is led by Wall Street financiers focused on a single goal - turning a profit and getting stock prices to rise. It's an approach that has some people worried.





Ralph Nader: Unsafe at Any Auto Show
National History Day project by Abe Zumwalt of Charles Wright Academy, focusing on Ralph Nader's legendary book and its effect on the Chevrolet Corvair (and the American auto industry as a whole).




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