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General Motors timeline, from Billy Durant to Fritzy Henderson

On: Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 4:23PM | By: John Welch


General Motors timeline, from Billy Durant to Fritzy Henderson test 1-1

General Motors was formed in the early twentieth-century by William Crapo(sic) Durrant. One hundred years later GM is struggling to survive, though it APPEARS that a turn-around is on the horizon. The New York Times has slapped together a fairly informative time-line covering the span of GM's corporate life. It is simple and concise, highlighting important technological advancements such as the implementation of catalytic converters. Something I was unaware of: GM was the first manufacturer to affix catalytic converters to their entire line of vehicles. One of many achievements the company can be proud of; too bad the time-line gets really depressing right around 1980.


Possible Federal Texting Ban

On: Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 3:49PM | By: John Welch


Possible Federal Texting Ban test 1-1

Even though the spread of Big Brother-ism is getting a little troublesome (British laws FRIGHTEN me), it's about time we tackle the issue of 'Texting While Driving.' This practice has raised my blood pressure in traffic more than once.