[Carfreeliving] Shall we toast the death of American cars
Cheryl.Brinkman at McKesson.com
Mon Jan 30 15:35:19 MST 2006
At car free happy hour on Weds?
How come I knew Ford was doomed? - me, a lowly little cubicle worker, I
knew that Ford was doomed with their business model of making huge gas
guzzlers and rinky dink little tin cans - why didn't they figure it
out? Did they not have any MBAs or international trend watchers?
On Weds the first beer can be raised in salute to American cars - RIP.
Published on Sunday, January 29, 2006 by the Observer/London
How the US Fell Out of Love with Its Cars
Tail fins and chrome grilles were once the symbols of a superpower. Now,
with 36,000 jobs cut in a week and foreign vehicles filling the
highways, Paul Harris in New York surveys the collapse of an industry
by Paul Harris in New York
"America's tempestuous affair with the car has become a passionless
marriage. Americans still need their cars, but the world has changed and
they no longer really love them."
Sr. Product Manager
415-732-2699 - fax
cheryl.brinkman at mckesson.com <mailto:cheryl.brinkman at mckesson.com>
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