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Old 03-30-2015, 12:59 PM   #1
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This will surprise most folks, me included, except for Number 1, which isn't a surprise.

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Old 03-30-2015, 02:14 PM   #2
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I thought for a moment it would begin with 'feet' as in 'reliable transportation'... probably from a discussion with my folks and my own critters..
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They still make Buicks?
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Doesn't surprise me, but I live it every day. Glad you posted it, because most people call me a liar and I might as well be talking to the wall. We have worked hard on this effort for a decade. Still work to do, especially at Chevrolet, being a mainstream brand.
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They still make Buicks?
Ha! and many of them will pull Airstreams.....that they still make as well!
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Doesn't surprise me, but I live it every day. Glad you posted it, because most people call me a liar and I might as well be talking to the wall. We have worked hard on this effort for a decade. Still work to do, especially at Chevrolet, being a mainstream brand.
Do you work in the auto industry? For GM? Just curious as I spent most of my career working for a supplier to the OEM's.
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Do you work in the auto industry? For GM? Just curious as I spent most of my career working for a supplier to the OEM's.
Yes, 31 years at the General as a "factory rep". Early years as a dealer rep to retail customers, 4 years at Buick warranty dept. CO, and the rest as a B to B fleet service rep. (which I love). It's been a WILD ride, filled with the good, the bad, and the ugly. It's getting really good again. The whole industry is a much better place, product wise. There has never been the quality, reliability, durability and performance that we all enjoy now. Just imagine if your AS was built like your (insert brand here) vehicle!!!!
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Yes, 31 years at the General as a "factory rep". Early years as a dealer rep to retail customers, 4 years at Buick warranty dept. CO, and the rest as a B to B fleet service rep. (which I love). It's been a WILD ride, filled with the good, the bad, and the ugly. It's getting really good again. The whole industry is a much better place, product wise. There has never been the quality, reliability, durability and performance that we all enjoy now. Just imagine if your AS was built like your (insert brand here) vehicle!!!!
Hi DZNF0G,

Your last sentence really hit home. Around the same time i bought a BMW 550i and an Airstream 23' Int'l. Serenity FB. I posted that the contrast between the two couldn't have been greater, to the detriment of the AS. The BMW has been the best car I have ever owned, with no problems over 63k miles. The As suffered greatly in comparison. The cost of each was roughly the same. AS has a lot of work to do in my opinion. I sold the AS and bought a Bowlus Road Chief and haven't looked back.

BTW. I've been a GM (particularly Chevy) guy my whole life and currently own a 2014 Silverado 1500 tow vehicle and couldn't be happier. GM is doing a good job these days.

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Workin on it! Thanks. It's never good enough for me. And that attitude is prevalent. I am more and more impressed every day with our new CEO and her "mission". The FIRST real "car gal" chief in the automotive world in a crowd of disappearing "car guys". Where's Bob Lutz when you need him....oh yeah, running a small startup called VIA at age????? 78????
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It's only slightly different from the Consumer Reports list of most reliable vehicles.
Consumer Reports lists Lexus #1 and Toyota #2, which is odd because they are the same company, but then again Buick is rated much higher than other GM brands on the Consumer Report listing, too.
The Consumer Reports listing of most reliable pickups rates the 2 wheel drive Tundra #1 and the 4 wheel drive Tundra #2.
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Apparently you don't go by the senior center on Bingo night 3-4 pm.
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I notice they didn't even bother to list my beloved Jaguar - I guess they had to cut of the list somewhere!
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I bet there are a few that love their Fiats.

I remember Fiats back in the mid to late 70s prior to them exiting the US market. I see they haven't changed in the reliability ratings.

Now its Fiat-Chrysler here in the US.

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I think the Consumer Reports list was 37 items long- Fiat was # 37-


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