Source: Consumer Reports
quote: GM outsold Ford for the last 70 years long before bailout.
quote: Also they did not outsell ford. They out-channel stuffed ford. GM counts vehicles sold to dealers as "sold", with US dealer inventory now standing at record levels nearly triple what it was after the bailout. They've also been channel stuffing in china and germany.
quote: GM/Chrysler bailout, which both automakers paid back.
quote: GM and Chrysler are not government run
quote: robbed the bond holders, and placed the union in charge of the company.
quote: But independent studies (JD Power) show that customers don't really care for the system.
quote: And while I agree with you on Ford being the best out there, you'd say that regardless of any merit because they were the only one that wasn't bailed out ;-)
quote: Need more info. Do they have issues with the CONCEPT, or it's implementation? Implementation can always be tweaked. But what CR seems to have an issue with, is the core concept of MyTouch.
quote: You can't change the inherent "flaw" in the system. It's a touch screen-based system that require you take your eyes off the road. There's no fixing that.
quote: Isn't this supposed to be a tech site? I mean on DT cars that drive themselves seem to be VERY popular with the readership. Yet a touch screen Ford is some kind of deal breaker? Wtf kind of thinking is that?
quote: Try typing on an iPad blindfolded and see what I mean.
quote: Try typing on an iPad blindfolded and see what I mean. Now try typing on a standard QWERTY keyboard blindfolded.
quote: Yea I can see that they would want to push this on us even if we didn't really know if we wanted it
quote: Bottom line: a touch panel is total crap as an interface for the driver.
quote: our touchscreen technology