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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-14-05, 01:20 AM
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GM likely to end up as two divisions

Chevrolet and Cadillac.
Buick, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, dead, dead, dead.
-Rich
 
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Re: GM likely to end up as two divisions

In article <hsgia15flfac7k0c7v9gtucc11gbkti4rt@4ax.com>, RichA
<none@none.com> wrote:

> Chevrolet and Cadillac.
> Buick, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, dead, dead, dead.
> -Rich



How about three divisions:

GM - Good Ideas Done Well
GM - Good Ideas Flubbed
GM - What The Hell Were They Thinking?

I leave it as an exercise to the student to assign GM cars to their
appropriate division.
 
post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-14-05, 01:20 AM
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Re: GM likely to end up as two divisions

oldsmobile is already dead has been for about a year now.
as far a gm goes, yeah either buick or pontiac will bite the dust.
GMC might go as well, Caddy isn't doing bad but it could do better.
Saturn is kinda on the bubble as well as it's sales aren't exactly
stellar.
just my .02 worth

Quiet Desperation wrote:
> In article <hsgia15flfac7k0c7v9gtucc11gbkti4rt@4ax.com>, RichA
> <none@none.com> wrote:
>
> > Chevrolet and Cadillac.
> > Buick, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, dead, dead, dead.
> > -Rich

>
>
> How about three divisions:
>
> GM - Good Ideas Done Well
> GM - Good Ideas Flubbed
> GM - What The Hell Were They Thinking?
>
> I leave it as an exercise to the student to assign GM cars to their
> appropriate division.


 
post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-14-05, 01:20 AM
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Re: GM likely to end up as two divisions

On 10 Jun 2005 15:25:46 -0700, "Defiant" <billm43311@yahoo.com> wrote:

>oldsmobile is already dead has been for about a year now.
>as far a gm goes, yeah either buick or pontiac will bite the dust.
>GMC might go as well, Caddy isn't doing bad but it could do better.
>Saturn is kinda on the bubble as well as it's sales aren't exactly
>stellar.
>just my .02 worth


I forgot about Saturn. Or I tried to.
-Rich

>
>Quiet Desperation wrote:
>> In article <hsgia15flfac7k0c7v9gtucc11gbkti4rt@4ax.com>, RichA
>> <none@none.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Chevrolet and Cadillac.
>> > Buick, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, dead, dead, dead.
>> > -Rich

>>
>>
>> How about three divisions:
>>
>> GM - Good Ideas Done Well
>> GM - Good Ideas Flubbed
>> GM - What The Hell Were They Thinking?
>>
>> I leave it as an exercise to the student to assign GM cars to their
>> appropriate division.


 
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Re: GM likely to end up as two divisions

Quiet Desperation wrote:
> In article <hsgia15flfac7k0c7v9gtucc11gbkti4rt@4ax.com>, RichA
> <none@none.com> wrote:
>
>
>>Chevrolet and Cadillac.
>>Buick, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, dead, dead, dead.
>>-Rich

>
>
>
> How about three divisions:
>
> GM - Good Ideas Done Well

Z06

> GM - Good Ideas Flubbed

Pheoanix SJ

> GM - What The Hell Were They Thinking?

Asztec
Avalanch before the plasticectomy
50 different available V8 engines

>
> I leave it as an exercise to the student to assign GM cars to their
> appropriate division.



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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-14-05, 01:21 AM
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Re: GM likely to end up as two divisions

Good observations!!!

Strange. Many years ago they busted up Ma Bell to prevent a monopoly.
Now phone companies (both cell and line) are consolidating back toward
one company. Oil companies are buying each other up faster than you
can fill you tank. Banks are doing the same. GM starts getting rid of
models that have been standbys for years. Even Ford is doing it, and
came close a couple of time with the Mustang. And now there's talk
about GM splitting?

Weren't the major companies split like that anyway? Something along
the lines of....
Lincoln/Ford/Mercury
Chrysler/Dodge
Buick/Oldsmobubble
Rambler/Nash


On Sat, 11 Jun 2005 22:29:11 -0500, "WindsorFox[SS]"
<windsorfoxNO@SPAMcox.net> wrote:

>Quiet Desperation wrote:
>> In article <hsgia15flfac7k0c7v9gtucc11gbkti4rt@4ax.com>, RichA
>> <none@none.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Chevrolet and Cadillac.
>>>Buick, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, dead, dead, dead.
>>>-Rich

>>
>>
>>
>> How about three divisions:
>>
>> GM - Good Ideas Done Well

> Z06
>
>> GM - Good Ideas Flubbed

> Pheoanix SJ
>
>> GM - What The Hell Were They Thinking?

> Asztec
> Avalanch before the plasticectomy
> 50 different available V8 engines
>
>>
>> I leave it as an exercise to the student to assign GM cars to their
>> appropriate division.


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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-14-05, 01:22 AM
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Re: GM likely to end up as two divisions

On Sat, 11 Jun 2005 20:43:30 -0700, Spike <jma@snowcrest.net> wrote:

>Good observations!!!
>
>Strange. Many years ago they busted up Ma Bell to prevent a monopoly.
>Now phone companies (both cell and line) are consolidating back toward
>one company. Oil companies are buying each other up faster than you
>can fill you tank. Banks are doing the same.


They use the excuse that they can't compete in the
"global market" unless they amalgamate.
-Rich
 
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