Then, came all of the repercussions stemming from Ghosn's arrest. The latest being a potential split of the Alliance by Renault, leaving Mitsubishi with Nissan. It will be an interesting set of developments on how the split will take place and Nissan's response when it comes to future product and technology development.
Over the years, I found some serendipity in speculating anything coming from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles – even when they were part of the "merger of equals" with Daimler AG. It comes as no surprise when Allpar.com posted something about how Chrysler and Dodge might survive when FCA and Groupe PSA are fully integrated into one entity.
Actually, the "Roaring Twenties" did not materialize until after the dawn of the new decade. We came out of World War I trying to regroup from victory in a war that divided the USA. Yet, the 1920s would end on a down note. You probably heard of the Stock Market Crash and the subsequent Great Depression.
There was a time when the future of the automobile was exhibited to the public as a "concept." A concept vehicle was truly a vision of the future for which a few components would be present in new models within a few years later. Others were just straight out of science fiction with none of the concept's ideas brought to market at all.
It not because there had some low spots in my life – health, career focus, and social life. It is because I had been living in constant change over the past four decades in my life. This decade ends as I continue to work in the industry I love. But, not without some costs to my health and in other areas.