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Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 11:32:01 -0500
From: Dan <>
Subject: Re: GM global?

On 8/23/2005 10:02 AM, saabyurk wrote: > James Sweet wrote: > >>So essentially what they're saying is that every brand car they produce will >>be absolutely identical under the skin? That sounds far worse than even the >>current arrangement, the different "brands" will have no real meaning at >>all. > > > I think it's one of those things that sounds smart to bean counters. > But bean counters aren't very smart, they only know how to count beans, > and usually put a company on a fast course to self-destruction. If GM > were smart, they would advertise the fact that the cars are indeed > unique to their various markets and, more importantly, to their loyal > fan base---and keep the bean counters in check. > If all they are taking about is uni-body and engine-block then fine. But if this means the same brakes, the same interiors, the same suspension, then count me out. If I am not mistaken, the Jetta and A4 share a "platform" but perform and look vastly different. If this is what GM plans, then thumbs up.

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