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Lee Iacocca

An American automobile executive. He spent his early career at Ford, where he devised marketing strategies. He was made CEO of Chrysler in 1978, when it was on the verge of bankruptcy. He successfully negotiated loan guarantees from the U.S. Congress and introduced better-selling models, saving Chrysler. He retired in 1992.
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The Iacocca Mustang embodies all the elements of a car that will be a future collectible," said Keith Martin, publisher of Sports Car Market magazine.
Then with a touch of her thumb, she zipped off on a test ride of the E-Bike, an electric bicycle pioneered by former auto executive Lee Iacocca.
Three, he endured more than 30 years of internal feuding and tantrum-throwing on the part of Henry Ford II, former Ford president Lee Iacocca, and others in Ford corporate management, without ever publicly protesting.
LOS ANGELES -- Forty-five years after he introduced the original Ford Mustang, launched at a dramatic press conference at the 1964 New York World's Fair, auto industry visionary Lee Iacocca today announced a new version of the famous muscle car - the Iacocca Silver 45(th) Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang - a breathtaking vehicle that utilizes the latest in Ford performance technology with a style and panache that screams, Mustang fastback.
DaimlerChrysler and its 3,700 dealers have contributed nearly $5 million to the Iacocca Foundation to help with clinical diabetes treatment trials
Wohl of Brentwood who allegedly bought 50,000 shares of company stock before the company named Lee Iacocca its acting chairman.
Joseph Ventura, who ran the Italian-American Foundation, backed by Lee Iacocca, put the arm on the 31-member House Italian-American caucus, persuading members to vote as a block for the bill.
Supporting the keynote event, Patton referenced the recent work of business leader and former project manager, Lee Iacocca.
Iacocca will receive shares of the company's common stock in accordance with the company's 2006 Incentive Compensation Plan.
Among the eclectic crowd was ``Masada'' composer Shuki Levy, Lee Iacocca, Marla Maples, Larry King, Fred Dryer, Donna Mills, Donny and Marie Osmond, Monty Hall, Corbin Bernsen, Sugar Ray Leonard, Jerry Buss, Paul Mazursky, District Attorney Gil Garcetti, Sheriff Lee Baca, Los Angeles police Chief Bernard Parks and even the Israeli consul general, Yoram Ben Ze'ev.
com, an online retailer that directs proceeds from every purchase to a customer's selected nonprofit organization, today announced a fundraising partnership with The Iacocca Foundation, a major source of funding for diabetes research.