Ford GM Stellantis UAW Strike

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I'm no expert, but the way I see it is similar to the Apple vs. Android or Apple vs. Wintel. Big companies should not become their competitors, but must carve their own way.

Is it really worth it for Ford to chase Tesla into a natural 10 to 15% market share area? Should they focus on what their customers expect while continually trying to delight them and stay relevant or ahead (and reliable) in the remaining 85% of the market? If I were in charge, I'd have a skunkworks division off on its own researching, developing, and releasing limited run BEV's to be sure the company knows this tech and how to make it work, waiting for a future yet to arrive. Meanwhile I'd focus the real business on ICE and synthfuel as the future.

The big three have enough trouble staying relevant, profitable, and reliable with product they've been making for 100 years.

Remember, the EPA 2028 proposed emissions will cause many ICE to disappear. 2027 might be the last year of V8 Mustang.
 

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Yet you support giving them all a 40% raise?


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Sounds like a management problem.

What people don't understand is that what makes the UAW suck isn't their cost, it's the adversarial relationship of labor and management. The lack of flexibility, accountability, etc.

Also, I'm not advocating for anything, I'm just saying "I get it".
 

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Sounds like a management problem.

What people don't understand is that what makes the UAW suck isn't their cost, it's the adversarial relationship of labor and management. The lack of flexibility, accountability, etc.

Also, I'm not advocating for anything, I'm just saying "I get it".

The UAW problem is that they know they can be shit ass workers that never have to answer for being shit ass workers.

I’d love to see the plants moved to Mexico as they truly seem to be better at shit than the US. For all the shit that people talk about the laziness and corruption in Mexico when compared to the US, the roads get done faster, the train got built faster, and they did t run over budget like the US.

About the only state that can build a new road or replace a road efficiently in the US is Florida. The roads here in Los Cabos feel smoother in a ****ing tour bus than they do in Tennessee in my truck and van. Lol


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The UAW problem is that they know they can be shit ass workers that never have to answer for being shit ass workers.

I’d love to see the plants moved to Mexico as they truly seem to be better at shit than the US. For all the shit that people talk about the laziness and corruption in Mexico when compared to the US, the roads get done faster, the train got built faster, and they did t run over budget like the US.

About the only state that can build a new road or replace a road efficiently in the US is Florida. The roads here in Los Cabos feel smoother in a ****ing tour bus than they do in Tennessee in my truck and van. Lol


A coat hanger can bring out the kid in you.
You should see how fast houses go up here, lol, proof they sure AF aren’t lazy.
 

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The UAW problem is that they know they can be shit ass workers that never have to answer for being shit ass workers.

I’d love to see the plants moved to Mexico as they truly seem to be better at shit than the US. For all the shit that people talk about the laziness and corruption in Mexico when compared to the US, the roads get done faster, the train got built faster, and they did t run over budget like the US.

About the only state that can build a new road or replace a road efficiently in the US is Florida. The roads here in Los Cabos feel smoother in a ****ing tour bus than they do in Tennessee in my truck and van. Lol


A coat hanger can bring out the kid in you.

You've obviously never been to Tijuana where a mount of dirt in the middle of the road serves as the "stop" sign.
 

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Some things you can never unsee. Thanks for the reminder lmaooooo
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I had my picket shift last night from 6pm to 12am
It was really good energy, people were very hopeful and a lot of people from other plants and locals stopping by from all over.

They had us set up better than at home, ice, water, soda, pizza, doughnuts, vendors came through and set up road side BBQ

I believe we’re being used, most don’t see it that way, but we are caught in between Ford, the UAW, the news media/reporters and a stream of politicians, congress, senators, representatives, local office etc.
Everyone just wants to post a story or content, clicks…etc.
 

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Video of a new mustang with the tie rod jam nut just chilling loose in the middle of the threads on the inner rod.
That would be a fun video to watch.
The UAW problem is that they know they can be shit ass workers that never have to answer for being shit ass workers.

I’d love to see the plants moved to Mexico as they truly seem to be better at shit than the US. For all the shit that people talk about the laziness and corruption in Mexico when compared to the US, the roads get done faster, the train got built faster, and they did t run over budget like the US.
Your first sentence is a big reason some people do not look upon unions fondly. People aren't finding empty beer cans in the door frames any longer so I guess that's progress. IMO the UAW needs to quit with the company profits/ceo pay as justification for their demands.
 

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Seeing ole' Bernie pining for the UAW was hilarious. Probably 75% of the membership hates him, yet were cheering him on like he was their savior.

Nationalize everything!!!
Most would probably vote for Josef Stalin if it got them a 10% raise. Maybe that’s just human nature for most people… I don’t know. Kind of why I don’t really give a shit.
 

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