No sympathy for Detroit at a Kia plant in Georgia

Discussion in 'Economics' started by Banjo, Nov 29, 2008.

  1. Banjo


  2. Klamath


    I, for one, welcome our new Korean overlords.
  3. how many times have we bailed out korea?

    one reason american automakers have higher taxes is that we bail our other nations, like korea militarily and financially

    korea would have gone under from the 1997 asian currency crisis

    now they snear at as

    they're parasites
  4. ""The foreign cars took the lead, and they deserve it," said Emile Earles, owner of Sweet Georgia Brown, a gift shop on a quiet downtown thoroughfare.

    Earles, 60, said she is fed up with Detroit -- fed up with its fat labor contracts, its arrogant CEOs and even her Cadillac, which gets only 15 miles per gallon and cost her dearly when gas spiked to $4."

    There's a real braniac.

    I wonder if she though it'd get 35 mpg when she bought it.

    Even the largest caddies get 28 mpg on the highway. Her's must be 1975 El Dorado.
  5. Smart observation.