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Re: bashing Detroit
In a message dated 7/7/99 9:45:57 PM EST, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< And what about their customer base? Some people will hold to their
>loyalties, prejudices, bigotrys, no matter how many facts are held before
>them. Those are the kind of people that will keep paying top dollar for
>junk and call it patriotism.
The Chrysler engineers' acronym for K-car buyers was PODS: Poor Old
Dumb S___s. >>
There are lots of companies out there that would kill to have PODS buy their
product, including Daimler/Chrysler. It's called brand loyalty. You and I
have it but we've decided to be loyal to Audi's concept of what a car should
be, despite all of the facts that could be laid before us regarding AoA's
lack of loyalty to the consumer.