Lately we’ve been chewing the gristle on the topic of Maserati and by association Fiat. Are they too far gone to save?
As we all know, we’re living in a dispiriting age of mass extinction. Once assured populations are collapsing. Things we considered fixtures in the firmament drop like leaves. Oldsmobile was once the biggest selling car in the US market. Dead.
Take GM’s recent decision to end their presence in the Euro market, for example. I called it GM’s Teutoburger Wald moment though perhaps a more careful sifting in GM’s recent history might find a better instance of the finitude of this firm’s corporate reach.
Was it when they ceased production of Australia-only Holdens? Or when Saturn, Olds and Pontiac were nixed. Ford’s position in Europe is not what it was either. They are giving up on saloons. There are many other brands seemingly in a good position to Continue reading “At That Same Old Railstation, Asking For One First Kiss”