This is the inside story of the DeLorean saga written by a senior manager who worked with the company from beginning to end and saw it all. The short life of the DeLorean DMC-12 sports car – a vision of the future with its gullwing doors and stainless steel body – began after John DeLorean secured financial backing from the British government for his car-making venture in Northern Ireland. Four years and nearly 9,000 cars later the company went bust and DeLorean faced questions about fraud against the British taxpayer, and his big ally, Colin Chapman of Lotus, also drew scrutiny. As an insider’s account, this book contains a great deal of new information about the DeLorean scandal.
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Nick Sutton worked for the DeLorean Motor Company as a senior manager with responsibility for parts and inventory for just over four years. He started a few weeks after ‘ground-breaking’ in December 1978 as the 16th employee and was one of only 10 employees left at the very end, following liquidation in 1983. Two years after closure he became a director of Lotus Cars, which designed and developed the DeLorean DMC-12. He lives in Belfast.
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Descrizione libro Haynes Publishing, 2013. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110857333143