The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

30 June 2006

Les Cars

Kirk Kerkorian, who holds just under 10 percent of the outstanding shares of General Motors, has proposed that the General join forces with French automaker Renault and its Japanese affiliate Nissan.

This is, of course, the perfect time for such a deal, with Renault absent from the US market entirely and Nissan wrestling with quality-control issues and the relocation of its North American headquarters from the West Coast to Tennessee.

Meanwhile in Detroit, GM chair Rick Wagoner is Googling for "le mot de Cambronne".

Posted at 4:05 PM to Driver's Seat