Oldsmobile is a brand of automobile produced for most of its existence by General Motors. Oldsmobile was founded by Ransom E. Olds in 1897. In the 107-year history, Oldsmobile produced 35.2 million cars, including at least 14 million building a factory in Lansing, Michigan. When staged in 2004, Oldsmobile was the oldest car brand in America, and one of the oldest in the world, after Daimler and Peugeot.
Oldsmobile was the first brand of General Motors that will be removed in the 21st century, after the company Geo-Canada brand and market Asüna abolished in the 1990s, and before the termination of General Motors’ Pontiac brand, Saturn, and Hummer in 2010.
In the 1960s, the image and position within the group Oldsmobile General Motors began to deteriorate. In 1962 appeared the turbocharger (“Turbo Jetfire”) in 1964 were presented the Vista Cruiser station wagon and the “muscle car” Oldsmobile 442 and 1966 saw the appearance of the Toronado coupe.