Ask the Best and Brightest: Who Says Branding Isn't Everything?

Robert Farago
by Robert Farago

That’s Porsche-sha. And how hard is it to say VW? Jeez.

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  • Fincar1 Fincar1 on Sep 13, 2009

    Back in the day when I started to see Civics, Accords, Corollas and such, those names sound weird to me, as I was used to good old American names like LeSabre, Electra, Monterey, Capri, and Belvedere. And going back even further, don't forget the Studebaker Champion, Commander, and (yes) Dictator.

  • Andy D Andy D on Sep 13, 2009

    My eldest son just gradeated from law school. He started talking about 3 months, as soon as he could hold his head up. By 4 months, we, and that was part of it, the 2 on one stuff, he was giving us logical arguments to do things his way. Little ones amaze me with how fast they can absorb and assimilate stuff. Try not to warp them too much.

  • Accs Accs on Sep 13, 2009

    BRAVO BRAVO BRAVO!!!! Gets ALL THREE French automakers names correct (Peugeot, Renault AND Citroen).. COMPLETE WITH ACCENT! Something 40-60yr old Americans cant pronounce! Smart kid.. EVEN NAILS HAG-U-ARE! He even forgot about Olds.. which many have already forgotten. I only wish he'd put the word bankrupt / govment motors moniker in with both Chevy or Chrysler names... I can only hope to mold my demon spawn after that.. Can only hope! BRAVO!!!

  • Windswords Windswords on Sep 14, 2009

    No biggie. I taught my youngest son the logos as well (his first word was not "dada" or "mama" but "car", I kid you not). He knew all the logos by the time he was 4 (he just had his 7th birthday). The only reason it took so long was because we used to look at actual cars to do it. We would walk the parking lots while waiting for a table for dinner to kill time and he would name all the manufacturers. The only ones he had trouble with were Mazda (two different logos) and Mitsu.