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RIP dead car brands
So farewell, then, Saab. Your Swedish cool, your quirks and quickness couldn't save you. You didn't make the end of 2011, and a 64-year-long career as a much-loved maker of distinctively Scandinavian motors finally conked out.
Sadly Saab is not alone. Many other brands have fallen by the wayside in recent times, whether the result of economic meltdown, changing fashions, or sheer mismanagement.
The last 15 years have been a particularly torrid time for American brands. No less than seven of them - Plymouth, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Mercury, Eagle, Saturn, Hummer - have been axed in that time.
So here are the 12 biggest brand casualties of the last 15 years. But be warned: with the world economy as it is, these may well not be the last...
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THE REASON FOR THE DEMISE OF THE BRITISH CAR INDUSTRY WAS NOT THE FACT THAT WE ARE BAD AT RUNNING LARGE BUSINESSES IT WAS LARGELY DOWN TO THE LEFT WING /COMMUNIST UNIONS WHO DESTROYED THE INDUSTRIAL BASE OF THIS COUNTRY
GUESS WHAT THEY ARE STILL IN BUSINESS OF DOING THERE UPMOST TO RUIN THE REST OF THE UK
THEY AND THERE PUPPETS IN THE LIEBOUR PARTY WHO WANT MORE DOMINATION BY THE CORRUPT E.U WHO WANT TO COMPLETELY RUIN THIS COUNTRY
Owned a few in my time,mainly 99's and a 900 turbo......back when they DID make a damn good car.
But are there really enough big-city mayors and old-money aristocrats to support such a brand?
Yes there are loads of them, we can give one each to the house of lords and parliament too
That could keep TATA going for a few years.
Whats wrong with Rover at least they were British and good cars .Unfortunately we Brits are crap at running large scale manufacturing buisinsses.
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