This is not 1960, the UAW does not have that much power or votes. It will come
down to how americans want to pay for disposable cars. If Walmart is an
indication it will be pay as little as possible. BTW India built tractors are
already sold in the USA
Our companies are too focused on short term profits.
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From: Brad Fornal <tequila.brad at gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2011 17:25:54
To: Steven Guterman<an5.sprite at gmail.com>
Cc: Bob Gardner<rdgard at cox.net>; <spridgets at autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] CHINA CRAP?
Not gonna happen, the UAW will not allow it.
On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 3:25 PM, Steven Guterman <an5.sprite at gmail.com>wrote:
> Watch out American car manufacturers unless they learn how to make a
> quality product at a
> competitive price.
> On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 3:53 PM, Bob Gardner <rdgard at cox.net> wrote:
> > "So what does that say about the crap from china?
> > USA beats the hell out of ANYTHING from china."
> > I only sort of agree with you. HF carries mostly very cheap stuff,
> > from China. Most of it works great, one or two times and if you want
> > something that will service you well for a life time, spend the right
> > amount
> > and buy quality stuff. OTOH, some of my tools I only use once or twice a
> > year.
> > IMHO, the reason the China stuff is crap is not that China can't make
> > quality stuff, it is because the American companies that go to China with
> > the specifications that they want in a tool to buy insist on making them
> > a "very low Price Point" so they can sell them here and make a profit.
> > Here
> > or there, pot metal is less expensive than carbon steel.
> > I only have been to Hong Kong, but there, everything worked great, the
> > quality of the goods I shopped for was great and not what I would call
> > cheap. Given, I didn't shop any tools but the "quality of life" I saw in
> > the hotels, the public transport, the clean city streets, everything I
> > in contact with was better than the same thing in New York, for example.
> > Check out the slide show someone sent me to see that the Chinese can
> > do "state of the art" work. The bridges are beautiful. (OOPS, I don't
> > know
> > if I can send an attachment. Maybe someone else knows how to find a link
> > to
> > this.)
> > Just my two yen worth!
> > Cheers,
> > bob
> > Robert D. Gardner
> > Gardner Productions LLC
> > Film and Video Production since 1978
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> > www.gardnerproductions.com
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