Date: Sat, 01 Sep 2007 21:30:52 GMT
From: still me <>
Subject: Re: New 9-3 - Form over Function? pah-leeze...

On Sat, 01 Sep 2007 03:18:48 +0100, Eeyore <> wrote: > >I find it truly quite bizarre. The same kind of thinking killed the UK motor >industry too. The largest UK owned auto manufacturer is now the outfit that >makes London taxis ! > >Graham A few months ago the GM CEO gave a speech where he argued that raising US Gov't mandated CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) standards for trucks wasn't fair to GM and would put them at a competitive disadvantage because "Japanese Auto makers sell a lot more smaller trucks". Then in the same speech, he said that sales were down for GM because they have a lot of large trucks that are not selling these days. Apparently he could not connect the two dots.

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