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Old 09-18-2006, 10:41 AM   #1
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Ford GM Merger Rumors.

Reading MSN this morning. Found this.

http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com...GMAndFord.aspx


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Old 09-18-2006, 10:49 AM   #2
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There's no way; what will the Camaro v. Mustang crowd do!

Its odd to think now that the established american brands need to think very, very seriously about something like this just to stay afloat.
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^^Don't worry a merger would almost never happen for many reasons, the most important of which the Ford family would lose control of the company. I could see them entering an alliance where they join forces in order to acquire auto parts more cheaply.
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Old 09-18-2006, 11:13 AM   #5
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^^ I hope you're right... a merged Ford & GM would just be strange. Although the possibility of an SS Focus is intriguing...
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Old 09-18-2006, 11:15 AM   #6
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oh hell no!

we don't need more reliability issues!
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There is also rumor that Ford is/has considered dumping Range Rover and Jaguar...anyone hear of that?

I agree with Tbones though, dont think a full on merger would ever happen....but you never know
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There is also rumor that Ford is/has considered dumping Range Rover and Jaguar...anyone hear of that?
i read about this a few weeks ago. the article i read stated that ford wants desperately to sell off jaguar but needs to package it with land rover to make it attractive to potential investors.
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i am a stock broker and trust me ford and gm will never merge. too many legal issues and ford will want nothing to do with gm's horrible finances. i also highly doubt that ford has plans on selling land rover considering that they just bought rover from bmw today.
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i also highly doubt that ford has plans on selling land rover considering that they just bought rover from bmw today.
i thought that happened about 8 years ago. am i mistaken??
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