Wild Ass Rumor of the Day: Caddy and Buick Zeta-Based Flagships D.O.A.?
Technically, GM would have to build their rear wheel-drive Zeta-platform-based Cadillac and Buick flagships and THEN kill them for the cars to be D.O.A. Not to be pedantic (much), and keeping in mind the fact that I was the one who wrote that headline, if this rumor from GM Inside News is accurate, then GM's flagships are stillborn. In any case, it's another cut-and-paste moment for the ill-fated Zeta: on-again, off-again, on-again, off-again, on-again, off-again. And yes, I left one out. Or two. While we await confirmation, can there be any doubt that Car Czar Bob Lutz and his minions are an abject failure at product planning, lurching from crisis to crisis without any coherent long-term plans? I'm reading between the lines here, but it seems that even GM Inside News is fed-up with this "fluid" state of affairs. "If true, this is just yet another twist in the ever-changing product programs at GM. Recently there has been a lot of shuffling with the product programs to reflect the changing market and GM's current financial position. Stay tuned, I'm sure we'll have more soon!" Roger that. So to speak.
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