United Auto Workers head Ron Gettelfinger knows that a bird in hand is far better than one flying around with a bunch of promise.
The Big Three.
Remember when GM, Ford and Chrysler carried around that nickname with pride?
Then, a few years ago, we noticed some of the automotive folks we know starting to call the three companes “The Detroit Three”. Still an impressive title. Detroit’s a big city and they make a lot of cars.
It’s not like 2008 has been a dance around the maypole.
Fritz Henderson, chief operating officer of General Motors Co, said on Monday at the Reuters Autos Summit that the events of this past weekend — with the collapse of Lehman Brothers and sale of Merrill Lynch are just another things making a tough year worse for struggling U.S. automakers.