GM cutting Saturn, Pontiac and more

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  1. Lat

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/17/business/economy/17auto.html?_r=2&hp
     
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    1. Kill the UAW
    2. Profit
     
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    considering I was planning on buying a G8 in the next month or so, this is something to watch...
     
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    lawnboy Robert DeNigro

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    FUCK THAT...don't cut pontiac....

    why couldnt they just sell buick to the chinese :wtc:
     
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    Variant Cast in the name of God, ye not guilty.

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    Execution squads! Wipe out all those old, sick fuckers suckling at the teat.
     
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    TankRizzo Sensational Moderator Super Moderator

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    I'll miss Pontiac :(
     
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    Formula-95 2:32 PM 5-13-09 Never Forget, Hamburglar OT Supporter

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    this.

    just pay those fuckers off to get rid of them and start fresh. ill work for them
     
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    UAW wants GM to pay for dead workers' spouses too? :ugh:
     
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    lawnboy Robert DeNigro

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    exactly how i feel...
     
  11. About damn time. How many versions of the same damn car do you need under another name?
     
  12. Old School Pervert

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    They're keeping Buick? Really? I think I've seen like 8 modern Buicks on the road in like the past 3 years.
     
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    Keeping Buick and GMC though, so at least two. :rofl:
     
  14. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    Not nearly enough - poor management has a bigger impact than labor.
     
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    BECAUSE YOUR SHITTY UNION FUCKED EVERYTHING UP
     
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    Once again, they cut what is their best most unique brand. Last time it was Olds, now it's Saturn & Pontiac. Always kill off the unique, keep the bland.
     
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    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    :ugh: Yes, the unions are responsible for poor designs, reliability, engineering, money management, marketing, etc.
     
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    Formula-95 2:32 PM 5-13-09 Never Forget, Hamburglar OT Supporter

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    they need to keep Pontiac. it should be Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC, and Pontiac. why do they need Cadillac and Buick?
     
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    step in the right direction, but it just sucks that some good vehicles will most likely be gone.
     
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    Buick is making a killing in China.
     
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    part of the deal should be getting rid of the Chevy gold bowties from cars forever. Any color but gold will do.
     
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    Engineering doesn't pay 95% of people's salary when they aren't working.
     
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    Formula-95 2:32 PM 5-13-09 Never Forget, Hamburglar OT Supporter

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    they are a big reason for the money problems.
     
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    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    Not really - management is.

    Horrible money and asset management at GM in the last 10 years at least.
     
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    Variant Cast in the name of God, ye not guilty.

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    Buick for old people, Cadillac for ballers/black people.
     

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