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Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, Dodge
#16 of 17 Re: it wasn't a great fit [graphicguy]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Oct 04, 2006 (8:01 am)
Even their deviant styling concepts seem to clash rather than harmonize. Chrysler has been admirably prolific in their styling (sometimes successsful, sometimes not) while Benz remains as usual very conservative. How can a company scream "we are TRENDY" and "we honor the past" in the same breath, without both branches knocking heads constantly?
I'm not a scholar of business but it is my impression that very VERY few of these big corporate mergers (in any field of business) have proven to be worth the trouble.
#17 of 17 Re: it wasn't a great fit [graphicguy]
Oct 04, 2006 (11:58 am)
MB's reputation....has gone by the wayside. Their vehicles are now rife with quality and reliability concerns
Is it just a coincidence that Mercedes quality and reliability problems started about the same time as the merger?