The General Motors system doesn't work. I've written this before, and I'll write it again. Here’s how it needs to change. First, of the GM operations, which is successful? As I look at sales through November 2005, Chevrolet, Pontiac, Buick, Saturn and GMC all trail the previous year. Saab, Hummer and Cadillac are ahead. Hummer is up 90% because it introduced its first high-volume product ever, the H3. Saab’s improvement over a miserable 2004 is not much to write home about. But ...

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