GM Car Czar Maximum Bob Lutz: No Hurry on Chrysler Merger

Robert Farago
by Robert Farago
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gm car czar maximum bob lutz no hurry on chrysler merger

I agree. Merge in haste, repent at leisure. Or, as Maximum Bob puts it to The Detroit News, “There is no timeframe at all for having anything definitive.” This said following Lutz’ speech at the “2008 Public Relations Society of America International Conference” at the Renaissance Center. The what? A PR conference? Oh, no spin there, then. I mean, is there some timeframe to have something not so definitive? Meanwhile, we so totally believe that the “sources close to the deal” quoted by Mowton’s hometown paper aren’t GM itself. The DetN reports that these SCTTD have previously told them that “GM and Chrysler want to get a deal done before the presidential election on Nov. 4, when politicians may be more receptive to requests for federal aid to complete a merger.” I make that “Who’s your Mama, Obama” by rapper 2 Big 2 Fail. “Lutz would not comment on reports GM has approached the U.S. Treasury for help financing a deal with Chrysler owner Cerberus Capital Management LP.” In other words, MB doesn’t know, doesn’t care (golden parachute at the ready), doesn’t remember or ain’t sayin’. We’re still hearing that the deal’s going down on Halloween. No, really.

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  • JK43123 JK43123 on Oct 27, 2008 many public teats to suckle, so little time. If the feds hadn't bailed out Cry-co in 1979 we wouldn't be in this mess now. So what mess will the merger bring, in say, 2020? John

  • Indi500fan Indi500fan on Oct 27, 2008
    “Who’s your Mama, Obama” by rapper 2 Big 2 Fail LOL that's a good one backup group: Joe "the autoworker" Biden, Red Ink Rick, and Ronnie G. On the Solidarity label
  • Samuel L. Bronkowitz Samuel L. Bronkowitz on Oct 27, 2008
    "There is no timeframe at all for having anything definitive" Max Bob describing the reign of the current GM brass and their lack of accountability...