Site News - 11/22 Member of the Year Voting
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 08:15:08 +0100
From: Eeyore <>
Subject: Re: New 9-3 - Form over Function? pah-leeze...

still me wrote: > <snip> > Now they talk now about how they finally realized that having six car > brands that sell the same models with only minor differences is a bad > strategy... but as noted above, they are setting up the above two > lines to follow in that role - just more recycled vehicles from other > lines, badged to match successful lines, and destroying the brand's > following in the process. British Manufacturer BMC at one time used to make Austin, Morris, Wolseley, Riley and sometimes even Vanden Plas versions of single models. Even when they rationalised it they still continued with Austin and Morris versions of the same thing. Look at what happened to them. > GM lives far in the past, with archaic, ignorant, incompetent, useless > management that doesn't have a clue. That certainly seems to be the case. Bad news for Saab too. Graham

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