Autos: De Lorean Ii: the Comeback

De Lorean Ii: the Comeback

Who would bet money on an entrepreneur whose last company went bankrupt, who was tried and acquitted on charges of cocaine trafficking and who is being investigated for embezzlement? "An abundance of people," says Walt Bratten, chairman of Castle Group, a Newport Beach, Calif., investment firm. Bratten claims to be arranging financing for a new venture by John De Lorean, 60, the former General Motors executive whose first auto company collapsed in 1982. De Lorean has been working on the new project for about six months. He told the Los Angeles Herald Examiner that it was "inevitable that the company come...

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