I guess we could just let GM die and watch tens of thousands of people lose
their retirement move into their cars.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Johnson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "Spridgets" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 1:42 PM
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Hope...for GM?
> I've been saying the same for nearly a decade, John. I was living in
> at the
> time of the change from BMC to British Leyland. The Brits tried to put a
> brave smile
> on - still referring to their identiboxes as MG, Morris, Austin, Riley,
> Wooseley, etc.
> but it was pretty clear that the British auto industry under government
> control was
> on the slow slide into the $hitter due mainly to bureaucratic
> Since those in this country seem to be singularly blind to the history of
> control through social democracy I guess we are doomed to repeat the
> while a few of us stand sobbing on the sidelines for want of what might
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 2:26 PM, Deikis, John G <John.Deikis@va.gov>
>> It all has such a familiar ring....
>> The government steps in, builds a singular automotive conglomerate which
>> has all of the ills and none of the strengths of the constituent
>> Britsh-Leyland > Rover Group > BMW > the new MINI (to shorten the sad
>> General-Chrysler > Chevrolet-Dodge Group > Chop Suey Motors > the new
>> Jeep (ahh, so!)
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Dean Hedin [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 11:28 PM
>> To: email@example.com; Spridgets
>> Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Hope...
>> Will find out in 2010 when GM cancels the Volt....IF GM is still around
>> by then.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Ron Soave" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> I'm losing hope for a resurgence of micro cars, but maybe the general
>> populace has a longer memory than I give credit for.
>> > Ron
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