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TheArrow
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Posted - 27 Jul 2019 :  14:40:49  Show Profile Send TheArrow a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Ford has used blue in their logo since 1912. What made Holden use red? It wasn't until 1960-(ish) that they used red. Anyone know if there was a particular reason why?

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Posted - 27 Jul 2019 :  14:48:07  Show Profile Send DJRford a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
Is it possible that by then they targeted Ford as their main rival so figured red made sense given Ford used blue? I'm sure that's unlikely, but is it possible?

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REM
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Posted - 11 Sep 2019 :  19:20:26  Show Profile Send REM a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
Chinese imports?

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Kieron302
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Posted - 13 Sep 2019 :  18:36:01  Show Profile Send Kieron302 a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
Colour of the ink in their financials until they started receiving government money :-)
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djr18fan
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Posted - 13 Sep 2019 :  20:03:08  Show Profile Send djr18fan a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
Because they're embarrassed.

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the undertaker
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Posted - 13 Sep 2019 :  20:27:27  Show Profile Send the undertaker a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
Coz blue was already taken?
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