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stanger_missle
stanger_missle New Reader
2/29/12 1:29 p.m.

Should bring some interesting things to the US car market...

How do you say GM in French?

MG Bryan
MG Bryan Dork
2/29/12 1:31 p.m.

Phonetically, "jay emm."

gamby
gamby SuperDork
2/29/12 1:32 p.m.

Les Moteurs General

HappyAndy
HappyAndy Dork
2/29/12 1:37 p.m.

How do you say SAAB story part two? Bye bye Peugeot.

GM, please stay far far away from Citreon, I want a Xarsa some day, and i dont want it to be a badge engineered opel.

MG Bryan
MG Bryan Dork
2/29/12 1:39 p.m.
HappyAndy wrote: How do you say SAAB story part two? Bye bye Peugeot. GM, please stay far far away from Citreon, I want a Xarsa some day, and i dont want it to be a badge engineered opel.

PSA includes Citroen.

neon4891
neon4891 SuperDork
2/29/12 1:41 p.m.

How much damage can be done with 7%?

gamby
gamby SuperDork
2/29/12 1:51 p.m.
neon4891 wrote: How much damage can be done with 7%?

A lot of damage can be done with enough 7% alcohol beer.

DukeOfUndersteer
DukeOfUndersteer SuperDork
2/29/12 1:53 p.m.

So can Peugeot get back to racing now?

Javelin
Javelin SuperDork
2/29/12 1:57 p.m.
DukeOfUndersteer wrote: So can Peugeot get back to racing now?

Oh yes, please, this!!! Get the Corvette Racing boys and the Peugeot LMP squad together and go kick Audi's butt!!!

DukeOfUndersteer
DukeOfUndersteer SuperDork
2/29/12 2:00 p.m.
Javelin wrote:
DukeOfUndersteer wrote: So can Peugeot get back to racing now?

Oh yes, please, this!!! Get the Corvette Racing boys and the Peugeot LMP squad together and go kick Audi's butt!!!

They can slap a "Duramax" sticker on the side of it now!

MG Bryan
MG Bryan Dork
2/29/12 2:01 p.m.
neon4891 wrote: How much damage can be done with 7%?

It makes the chances of small, French cars being sold here seem even bleaker, but I would take any suggestions that this threatens the future of PSA as hyperbole for the sake of humor.

Giant Purple Snorklewacker
Giant Purple Snorklewacker SuperDork
2/29/12 2:04 p.m.

Well, we couldn't let Chrysler try to sell all the cars no one in America wants, now, could we?

Powar
Powar Dork
2/29/12 2:10 p.m.

SAAB. Perhaps Opel. Now Peugeot?

mad_machine
mad_machine SuperDork
2/29/12 3:51 p.m.

and with all the anti-GM comments I hear all over the web and news about the bailout.. why have I not heard an outcry over this?

1988RedT2
1988RedT2 SuperDork
2/29/12 3:53 p.m.

Surely, this is the kiss of death for Peugeot.

mad_machine
mad_machine SuperDork
2/29/12 4:05 p.m.

wait a minute.. doesn't PSA own nissan?

Grizz
Grizz Dork
2/29/12 4:08 p.m.

In reply to mad_machine:

not unless PSA owns Renault

HappyAndy
HappyAndy Dork
2/29/12 4:08 p.m.
mad_machine wrote: wait a minute.. doesn't PSA own nissan?

Nissan is owned by Renault, I think that they are not connected.

MG Bryan
MG Bryan Dork
2/29/12 4:12 p.m.
HappyAndy wrote:
mad_machine wrote: wait a minute.. doesn't PSA own nissan?

Nissan is owned by Renault, I think that they are not connected.

Renault-Nissan is a cross shareholding situation and you're correct that PSA isn't connected to it.

mad_machine
mad_machine SuperDork
2/29/12 4:13 p.m.

oh good.. I was just having bad images of what kind of unholy marriage that would be

racerdave600
racerdave600 Dork
2/29/12 4:42 p.m.

Since Chevrolet was started by a frenchman, it seems sort of natural...

aircooled
aircooled SuperDork
2/29/12 4:48 p.m.

Shouldn't GM be paying "somebody" for "something" with their money?

Rusted_Busted_Spit
Rusted_Busted_Spit SuperDork
3/1/12 8:31 a.m.

Its like they have completely forgotten about the last 10 or 15 years, here we go again.

FlightService
FlightService SuperDork
3/1/12 8:40 a.m.

Hey, as a share holder in GM, I do not approve this purchase.

wait what?

What do you mean we let GM off the hook for most of the bailout?!?!?!?!?

AngryCorvair
AngryCorvair SuperDork
3/1/12 9:33 a.m.
1988RedT2 wrote: Surely, this is the kiss of death for GM.

ftfy

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