SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Jim Thomas, who worked in automotive sales, marketing and public relations, died Sept. 23. He was 67.
Thomas worked for Nissan, BMW and Volkswagen before becoming vice president of sales and chief marketing officer of Global Electric Motorcars in 1994.
In 1999, he became general manager of public relations and customer service at Daewoo Motor America and in 2004 became director of marketing and dealer relations for Saleen.
He later worked as a consultant and owned Driving Around Motorcars, which sold classic, special-interest and collector cars.