Cliffs om GM failure?

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  1. Fusion

    Fusion OTSS FTW OT Supporter

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    Whats the current news?
     
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  3. sporff

    sporff We're rotten fruit. We're damaged goods.

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    Ford bought GM
     
  4. wildflower

    wildflower OT Supporter

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    They've been fucking up since Toyota introduced the Corolla.
    Now, thirty years later, they realize they've made some terrible business
    decisions and they want to let us know that they've learned their lesson.

    I know I believe them.
     
  5. Bona Fide

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    :rofl: "There was a time when 8 different brands made sense..."
     
  6. toolboxolio

    toolboxolio Two for the pink, one for the asshole.

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  8. Fusion

    Fusion OTSS FTW OT Supporter

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    :bowrofl: that commercial gets me every time
     
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    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    GM sucks at running a business, managing costs and making cars
     
  11. wildflower

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    I guess it's hard to make a car under 50K if everyone in the plant is making 65 dollars an hour.
     
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    Maybe when they sold more than half of the cars in the country and the only way to have variety was when they sold lots of shit. :hsugh:
     
  13. wildflower

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    But really, their commercials arent bad at all. I think I'll buy one of them.
     
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    -GM settles on ricockulous union contract giving over-the-top healthcare benefits to all GM employees/families/retirees making them the nation's single largest healthcare provider.

    -GM can't afford it.
     
  16. Bona Fide

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    + undesirable cars
     
  17. SoKo

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    Agree to disagree. They had a pretty solid reputation with trucks/SUVS, sport coupes, and family sedans.

    People still bought them.....even though there were/are better import (I say that loosely, since most Toyotas are made here) options.
     
  18. Bona Fide

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    That's what I meant. GM built up a reputation for poor build quality and worse reliability, and they could never really shake it off.
     
  19. Jason

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    +management
     
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    how does 4 brands make sense when the automakers that are successful only have two?

    Mainstream + premium

    NO MORE THAN THIS IS NEEDED.

    Morans.
     
  21. Bona Fide

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    Buick is huge in China, and I mean huge. They're the 3rd-biggest behind 2 Chinese companies.

    As far as GMC though...seriously GM? :hsugh:
     
  22. Jason

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    GM was able to afford it when they agreed to it.

    Then people realized they were making tacky shitboxes that paled in comparison to Japanese cars that cost just as much.
     
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    While I agree with not axing Buick immediately, Cadillac could be just as huge in China.
     
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    GMC Sierra looks way better than the Silverado IMO
     

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