‘Roger & Me’ all over again


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A friend sent this link to me this afternoon almost immediately following a discussion we had about the current state and immediate challenges facing the US auto industry.

The article quotes Michael Moore who spoke yesterday on a talk radio show in Flint Michigan; his home town, the site of his ‘Roger and Me' film and the location of one of the plants GM recently announced plans to close.

From the Just Auto editorial team article:

“Moore blamed current GM leadership for their claimed US$4 billion revenue loss. He asked: “Has any GM executive in the last 30 years even bothered to take a Honda or Toyota for a drive around the block?”, suggesting that those in charge at GM may realize the qualities consumers are looking for in foreign-badged vehicles.”

Judging from GM's new product entries and their activities to continually move inventory with discounts and specials, the answer to Moore's question might be – “Not yet…”

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