Letters

Germans build here,
 take profits home

Most of the German automakers' engineers work and live in Germany and all the profit they accumulate from Americans goes back to their home country.

Store upgrades 
make a difference

There is a correlation between a fresh, image-compliant facility and client/employee satisfaction, which results in measurable higher performance.

The trade problem 
is taxes and tariffs

The trade problem with the Germans lies in taxation and tariffs, Bob Lutz writes.


Numbers, patience keys to car industry

One reader chose cars over IT many years ago. Now it appears those two areas are aligning closer.

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Auction safety is not that simplistic

It is inappropriate to chastise the NAAA and any of its members that serve the national dealer base with a high regard for safety and integrity, a reader writes.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Fields never had Mulally's leeway

With all due respect to Bill Ford, it is likely that Mark Fields was unable to sharpen his message or clarify his strategy because his board chairman didn't allow him to do either on his own.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
GM's finance focus shortsighted

A General Motors retiree is gobsmacked at recent management decisions. With finance replacing visionaries, the focus is now on share value and profit.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
EV column not based in reality

The reality is that last year, of the over 17 million new vehicles sold in the United States, 99.5% were not electric, a reader writes.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Price, insurance will keep Demon at bay

Between the cost of the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon itself and the cost to insure it, I doubt these cars will end up in the hands of many dangerous or inexperienced drivers.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
EV opinion good advice for Trump

President Donald Trump should take Editor-in-Chief Keith Crain's advice to end electric vehicle subsidies, Mack McLarty says.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Consumers change; so must industry

Consumers have made it very clear that they want options, and one of those options is to conduct business with a franchised dealer without ever stepping foot in the dealership.

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