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Old 10-11-2008, 01:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If you’re not still reeling from the plummet that the world markets have taken this week, you might remember that last time around I said that Chrysler had stolen the show with its surprise EV unveiling. Well, it’s both Chrysler and GM’s turn again this week! Be sure to read the first story, if you [...]

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Old 10-11-2008, 03:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Thanks for the update SVO...alot of interesting things going on in the US auto industry (and globally for that matter).

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My Way News - Acquisition talks: About the automakers

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My Way News - Source: Chrysler, GM discuss merger, acquisition
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I'm not sure what's to be gained in a Chrysler / GM merger. Chrysler's "star" products are its minivans and the Jeep brand. GM gave up on minivans 2 years ago, and I'm not sure adding more trucks to their product mix at this time is what the doctor ordered...
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Well, with the GM bankruptcy talks and Chrysler already looking to sell out, they would prolly merge and then fire a huge amount of their work force and dump a lot of unprofitable brands/cars and get more focused. I could see it working from a business perspective.

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