Posts tagged with ‘general motors’

Cerberus, Beliefs and Golden Sacks Cars.

December 30, 2008

Clearly, there is something wrong with the motor and finance industries of the world (a.k.a America for this article, because when America sneezes, the world catches a cold). We are all acutely aware how their problems affect us. We believe that we live in healthy democracies where we vote for the people and systems that […]

George Bush continues to say “Do as I say, not as I do” on Trade as Industry Falters.

November 15, 2008

Yay!  Today, 15 Nov 2008, with only a few weeks of his tenure as US President left to go, he still can’t stop saying one thing and doing the other. Bush warns over ‘protectionism’ is the news today.  This is at the Washington meeting of 20 countries, the G20, which represent 85% of the global […]

GM, BMW, All Gotta Change or Die Like Jaws

August 4, 2008

Carmaker GM loses another $15.5bn BMW to miss its targets for 2008 GM discusses sale of Hummer brand And about time too.  The sooner they go bust, or change what they make to something that consumes less wantonly, the better for everyone on the world.  People might buy the stuff as well, which would help […]

Ford Cuts SUVs Now!

June 21, 2008

Following on from my earlier posting mentioning General Motors cutbacks in SUV production due to rising fuel prices, Ford has now done the same. And about time, too! The car companies will still make pots of money by making smaller, more efficient cars.  They will actually be cheaper to make when looking at the raw […]

How the UK is Fortunate to be Protected by having High Road Fuel Taxes

June 4, 2008

or Analysing the Red Herrings of the Fuel & Road Protests Fuel Price Herring The recent fuel protests and road tax protests got me thinking. Everyone in Britain thinks that they are badly off. They think that fuel is REALLY expensive here. Here’s what the AA have to say on fuel prices across Europe (all […]