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Old 01-02-2014, 12:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by botsapper View Post
Analyst predicts...
Is this the same analyst who predicted gold would be over $1800/oz by the end of 2013?

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Old 01-04-2014, 03:42 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by elhigh View Post
GM was just too big. All those brands were competing against each other.

Saab had become a joke, only a shell of its former uniqueness. Hummer had always been a joke, albeit one you could drive into a war zone...until they came out with the salon models. Then it was a dirty joke. One you could drive into Moab.
Mostly, what killed Hummer was the absence of Diesel versions for the H2 and H3, in spite of a few Diesel-powered H3 prototypes assembled in South Africa. Well, the H3 is actually not so bigger than the Wrangler, which still has Diesel versions for export. Regarding gassers, eventually the turbocharged 2.0L Ecotec could also be a decent option for the H3 in markets where vehicles are taxed according to their displacement.

Saab was killed when the opportunity to use the brand as a billboard for innovative features became wasted.

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