Date: Sat, 07 Aug 2004 12:51:10 GMT
From: - Bob - <nonamenospamace.com>
Subject: Re: Saabaru


On Sat, 07 Aug 2004 07:27:45 GMT, Johannes H Andersen <johsnospamccueuesizefitterwruovweswernuao.com> wrote: >GM only owns 20% of Fuji Heavy Industries. > >But GM owns 44.6% of Daewoo, 41.5 of avtoVAZ (Russia), 12% of Suzuki. But none of those sell well in the USA except Suzuki... and they don't have much of a reputation. At least Subaru is "not a bad" car. Still far from Saab though. It would have ben nice to see Saab engineers collaborate with the Japanese and produce a supercar with the best of both European and Japanese technology and ingenuity. But, that would be making an assumption that GM wanted to actually produce something great - they just want a car to meet a marketing derived need and care little about what counts with us aficionados.

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