Plymouth debuted in 1928 as an entry-level vehicle to compete with Ford's top-selling Model T and new A. It enjoyed glory during the muscle-car era in the 1960s with the Barracuda and Road Runner. In the 1980s and 1990s, Plymouth minivans hauled millions of American families through suburbia. But it couldn't survive the global economy. The company said Plymouth did not fit DaimlerChrysler's global plans.
PLYMOUTH CAN'T SURVIVE GLOBAL MERGER
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