GM Backs Off "Boston Strong" Tie-In

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

According to Bloomberg Businessweek, General Motors had planned to have fans spell out "Silverado Strong" in giant letters at Game 5 of the World Series. Chevrolet executives dropped the idea, however, fearing a backlash if fans perceived it was trying to capitalize on the "Boston Strong" motto and the tragedy of the Boston Marathon bombings. Analysts Rex Moore and John Rosevear discuss the issue in this edition of Motor Money. (You can see the entire Motor Money show here.)

The potential of the world's hottest auto market
U.S. automakers boomed after WWII, but the coming boom in the world's most important auto market will put that surge to shame! As consumers in developing nations grow richer, savvy investors can take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with the help from this brand-new Motley Fool report that identifies two automakers to buy for a surging overseas market. It's completely free -- just click here to gain access.

The article GM Backs Off "Boston Strong" Tie-In originally appeared on

Fool contributor John Rosevear owns shares of General Motors. Rex Moore has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends General Motors. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Read Full Story

People are Reading