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Old 8th March 2006, 01:35   #1
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How come none of you bright young boys noticed or brought up the fact that GM just dumped their 30% share in Suzuki?

Or that it was GM that licensed the Diesel tech to Suzuki.......will that engine now go into the Aveo, I wonder?

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I heard about it Steer.

First it was Fiat, then Subaru and now Suzuki. Is it going to be Saab next???

The press release said that co-operation and vehicle sharing will continue.

I hope GM struck a deal with Suzuki to buy those engines to put into the Aveo for diesel crazy India.

Or is that too much to ask of them?
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I hope GM struck a deal with Suzuki to buy those engines to put into the Aveo for diesel crazy India.
GM Powertrain holds the rights to those engines. I'm sure they can "convince" Maruti to share those engines with GM India....else Maruti (and Suzuki) will have to start developing diesel tech on their own.
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GM is too broke and distracted to nruture the companies that it took a stake in. It was cheaper to pay to get out of Fiat.Suzuki stake sale gives them some cash, ditto Subaru. No one wants Saab.

They say GM is a major healthcare provider which also makes cars on the side
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They say GM is a major healthcare provider which also makes cars on the side
Ajmat, that was a good way of putting it.
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