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#5932 of 7123 Re: AMG Tour [xrunner2]
Jun 27, 2012 (8:26 am)
#5933 of 7123 Re: AMG Tour [ateixeira]
Jun 27, 2012 (8:34 am)
I suspect quality is pretty much uniform, and there is not a huge amount of room for error in the modular assembly. Germany is a first world country (unlike much of this one) with apprenticeship programs and vocational training - many of the workers there were actually fairly young, starting off in a specialized facility from the beginning, trained right out of school, with a job progression supported by their employers even though the costs are high. Funny how that can work under the right leadership. No doubt the bar is higher to get in there, but maybe they don't want those set in ways learned in a normal factory - as it isn't one.
#5935 of 7123 Re: Cool one... [ateixeira]
Jun 27, 2012 (8:35 am)
Sad really. And, probably, the makers and sponsors of this ad are patting themselves on the back exclaiming the creativity of this ad. NOT. Just another of zillions of variations on a theme that has been done by them and others for many, many years.
#5936 of 7123 Re: Cool one... [xrunner2]
Jun 27, 2012 (8:58 am)
Yeah but that commercial has soul.
I'm kidding, of course.
#5937 of 7123 we have something up our sleeve :-)
by steve_ HOST
Jun 27, 2012 (4:20 pm)
#5938 of 7123 Re: we have something up our sleeve :-) [steve_]
Jun 27, 2012 (5:07 pm)
My wife says I'm a channel flipper. How long?
#5939 of 7123 Re: we have something up our sleeve :-) [explorerx4]
by steve_ HOST
Jun 27, 2012 (5:12 pm)
I just heard "soon" and in selected markets. Except that it should hit YouTube too.
(Don't all wives say that?).
#5940 of 7123 Anotther stupid commercial
Jul 03, 2012 (2:00 pm)
Commercial starts with a beach scene, birds flying around, then from stage right comes a sliding sideways Mercedes C250 (a W something?) kicking up sand and water. Little boys, teen age boys probably rate this commercial highly.
#5941 of 7123 Re: Anotther stupid commercial [xrunner2]
Jul 03, 2012 (2:08 pm)
Sales tell the story. C-class continues to move off the lots at a healthy pace. Something is working, or at least not offending. These cars aren't selling to 12 year olds, in fact, I see plenty of older people in them.
Speaking of stupid, the recent Acura TL "aggression in its most elegant form" spot was moronic, as a new TL is neither aggressive nor elegant.