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Fundamentally speaking, GM has enough capacity to service one-third of the American vehicle business, but they only have about a quarter of it right now.
David Healy
#Business

One of the necessities of the restructuring program is to downsize. GM has too many plants, too many people, and too many models.
David Healy
#People

If there is a long strike, they're both out of business. Delphi and GM, whether they like it or not, they're in bed together. They need each other to survive.
David Healy
#Business

These are small, insignificant adjustments relative to the size of the company.
David Healy
#Company

If it wasn't GM in crisis mode and the whole feeding frenzy going on in the media, a small restatement like this wouldn't get any attention.
David Healy
#Crisis

To me it was a foregone conclusion because the union and the company had already agreed to it.
David Healy
#Company

This is really more a matter of Mark Fields wanting to get his own people in place.
David Healy
#People

GM has to solve its problems (in the United States) before it can be profitable again. China is not going to bail out the company.
David Healy
#Problems

If you're talking three plants in a short period, it sounds like it's a pretty healthy number.
David Healy
#Plants

You have to admire them. Even with $4,000 in incentives, they're still making money...You compare that with how GM and Ford are doing in North America, and you have to give them a medal.
David Healy
#Money

Half of his pay is dependent on the performance of the company, so that looks pretty reasonable relative to the pay of other CEOs at big companies. It probably doesn't look reasonable to the guy who just got laid off.
David Healy
#Company

We can take some confidence from the result against Azerbaijan.
David Healy
#Confidence

I would not imagine there is any danger of any of our players freezing. They play at play at a good level and are solid players.
David Healy
#Danger

Hertz has become less and less important as an outlet for Ford cars as Ford has pared back sales to Hertz and other daily rental companies. It's really a non-core business right now.
David Healy
#Sales

Hertz has become less and less important as an outlet for Ford cars as Ford has pared back sales to Hertz and other daily rental companies. It's really a noncore business right now.
David Healy
#Sales

The changes seem to reflect Bill Ford's impatience with the turnaround in North America,
David Healy
#America

GM would be advised to give him that board seat before he makes more trouble and becomes more of a nuisance,
David Healy
#Trouble

It might be a slight negative to the auto business if it distracts them from their plans. He's trying to stir up the pot to make more money for Kerkorian.
David Healy
#Business

Sales weakened as the month went along. I think we’re heading for a September/October slump as the huge effects of the employee-discount sales wear off, and you get into the payback period.
David Healy
#Sales

isn't going to make or break the company.
David Healy
#Company

It's more trouble for the suppliers. Partly, it's a reflection of the fact that Ford and GM are shrinking to reckon with lower market share. And so there's less business to go around for the suppliers.
David Healy
#Reflection

I think that's highly unlikely, ... I think they will probably negotiate an agreement with the union to reduce health care costs this year.
David Healy
#Agreement

This is a young, up-and-coming team and there is hope for the future. Of course the last two results have been disappointing but there is plenty to build on.
David Healy
#Future

These are things they've got to do, but there's a lot more. They've got too many models, too many people and too many plants for the amount of business they're doing now.
David Healy
#People

A decline is not a surprise here, but the size of the decline is a surprise,
David Healy
#Decline

but it ain't going to affect car sales soon.
David Healy
#Sales

We're off to a booming start and everybody's going to be raising their sales forecasts for the year.
David Healy
#Sales

October was even better than I expected. Cars are cheaper, GM is back from the strike, and despite what's happening in the stock market, consumer confidence levels are high.
David Healy
#Cars

They must have recognized the difficulty of growing internationally without a partner, and that having an international presence outside of North America was a lot more than they had acknowledged
David Healy
#Difficulty

Everything was great in North America. But they were struggling elsewhere. I think that they're running into a lot of competition in pricing and product.
David Healy
#America