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Corvette savior Jim Perkins dies at 83


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Jim Perkins, former General Manager of Chevrolet and savior of the Corvette, passed away at the age of 83 in Charlotte, North Carolina, this past Friday. A life-long Chevrolet faithful, Perkins also spent time as an executive of Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. prior to his return to the storied American brand in 1989.


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