Article: Corvette Champion Jim Perkins Passes

January 1, 2019

Andy Bolig December 31, 2018

Getting things done within any entity the size of General Motors takes a certain grit. Thanks to devoted people such as Jim Perkins, Corvette has enjoyed constant production, even when bean counters within Chevrolet were sharpening their blades.

Jim always knew he wanted to work for Chevrolet and he was determined to make that happen. After two stints within the corporation, we can now look back at his career and the ways that he helped keep Corvette alive.

Starting out in 1960, Jim worked his way into a warehouse for Chevrolet, sorting out parts that had been returned under warranty. A wise man once told me,....Click here to visit the Corvettes Online web site and read the full story.


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