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Pontiac was a car brand that was owned, made, and sold by General Motors. Introduced as a companion make for GM’s more expensive line of Oakland automobiles, Pontiac overtook Oakland in popularity and supplanted its parent brand entirely by 1933.
Sold in the United States, Canada, and Mexico by GM, Pontiac was advertised as the performance division of General Motors from the 1960s onward. In the hierarchy of GM’s five divisions, it slotted above Chevrolet, but below Oldsmobile, Buick and Cadillac.
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Pontiac was an American car brand built in 1926 as a partner make for General Motors‘ Oakland. Rapidly surpassing its parent in fame, it supplanted the Oakland mark totally by 1933 and, for a large portion of its life, turned into a buddy make for Chevrolet. Pontiac was sold in the United States, Canada, and Mexico by General Motors (GM). Pontiac was advertised as the execution division of General Motors for a long time, having some expertise in standard execution vehicles. Pontiac was moderately more mainstream in Canada, where for much of its history it was showcased as a low-estimated vehicle.
On April 27, 2009, in the midst of progressing budgetary issues and rebuilding deliberations, GM published it would end the Pontiac mark before the end of 2010 and concentrate on four center brands in North America: Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac and Gmc.the last Pontiacs were inherent early 2010, with the last merchant establishments lapsing October 31, 2010.