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Scott Sprinzen Quotes

Product design issues are also an important concern here, as the companies have shown little ability to foresee market trends, such as the demand for crossover utility vehicles and gasoline-electric hybrids,
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#Ability

[Despite its strong quarterly performance, the Mercedes unit has yet to prove that the worst has passed.] Certainly the performance over the last couple of quarters has been better, but Mercedes is earning a fraction of what it had been previously, ... It's still very much a turnaround in the works.
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#Performance

This poor financial performance heightens concerns about the company's ability to effect a timely turnaround in its critical North American operations,
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#Ability

General Motors and Ford Motor Co. are being challenged operationally and financially in North America as never before.
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#America

We expect Ford to eventually reach an agreement with the United Auto Workers union similar to that announced by General Motors Corp. that could result in a substantial reduction of Ford's burdensome health care costs in the long term.
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#Agreement

We haven't factored anything into the rating (but) it's worth monitoring closely. It's a big unknown.
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#Worth

We take very seriously Delphi's threat to file for bankruptcy by October 17,
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#Bankruptcy

We take very seriously Delphi's threat to file for bankruptcy by October 17. If Delphi files for bankruptcy, we couldn't rule out a ratings change (for GM).
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#Bankruptcy

In the past we might have felt at different points that the concerns about bankruptcy risk were way overplayed.
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#Past

In the past, we might have felt at different points that the concerns about bankruptcy risk were way overplayed.
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#Past

Market share for these two companies has eroded significantly, and sales of their most profitable products have plummeted.
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#Sales