Dude, what's an Oldsmobile?
Everybody loves talking about millennials but nobody does anything about them. Roughly speaking this demographic encompasses young – and not-so-young – folks born in the early 1980s to about 2000. With birth years spanning two decades this is a huge group of very diverse people.
As an increasingly popular storyline goes, we love our smartphones and Twitter accounts more than cars and the physical world around us (yes, I’m part of this maligned group, as are many of my illustrious AutoGuide colleagues). Supposedly millennials would rather text message and Facebook chat with their friends than jump in a vehicle and drive somewhere to actually meet up.
Of course this opinion is open to debate but one thing is not: a whole lot of automotive makes have vanished during our lifetimes. Naturally some deserved to die, but others were the victim of financial distress, or worse, disastrous management. As such, here’s a list of the Top 10 Recently Extinct Car Brands That Millennials Probably Won’t Remember.