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By Robert R. Ebert

A occupation engineer at Studebaker, Harold E. Churchill grew to become president of the lately merged Studebaker-Packard company in 1956, at a time while funds have been shaky and an getting older product line used to be wasting floor to the large 3. quick launching a software of “realism and customary sense,” he concentrated the company’s energies on a number of chosen marketplace segments the place he observed possibilities for achieve. His imaginative and prescient for a compact economic climate motor vehicle ended in the Lark, the hit version that Studebaker desperately needed.
This thorough exam of Churchill’s management of Studebaker-Packard attracts upon Board of administrators mins, inner records, oral histories and media studies in developing a close account of those an important years. as well as overlaying the vehicles and vehicles produced less than Churchill intimately, it heavily strains Churchill’s activities as president and analyzes his motivations, the pressures he confronted, his management variety and the luck or failure of his tenure.

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