The General Fights Back; Saturn Vue and Buick Enclave Are World Class
Byline: Russ Heaps, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Forty years ago - when Honda was primarily known as the hawker of inexpensive motor bikes - families in this country were GM or Ford or Chrysler families. More than one playground brouhaha was the result of a discussion about whether a Chevrolet Impala or a Ford Galaxie was the better car - unless your dad was a farmer or carpenter and pickup trucks weren't even on your radar - escalating into fisticuffs.
Where did that passion go?
It evaporated during the Dark Ages of American car building from the oil crisis of the mid-1970s to the latter part of the 1990s.
All that was missing from those bleak, hopeless days of the domestic manufacturers trying to find their way was someone pulling a wagon through their factory parking lots chanting, …
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Publication information: Article title: The General Fights Back; Saturn Vue and Buick Enclave Are World Class. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: November 16, 2007. Page number: G04. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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