GM Reunites Man With His 1979 Corvette

GM could do with some good publicity, don't you think?

A couple of weeks ago, Detroit resident George Talley received a phone call from AAA informing that his 1979 Chevrolet Corvette, which he reported stolen, had been recovered. Thing is, he reported the theft back in 1981. After more than 30 years, the now 71-year-old Talley was about to be reunited with his lost love. The Corvette was found in Mississippi and Talley had to figure out a way to get it transported back to his home city.

Fortunately, some high-level GM executives heard Talley’s story thanks to a local radio station interview. GM VP of product Mark Reuss then gave the order: retrieve the car for Talley. Send the bill to GM. Here’s the official ceremony of when Talley was reunited with his old Vette.

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