Letters

Mexican workers build but can't buy

One reader's issue with Mexico under the North American Free Trade Agreement has been the lack of wage increases in the country.

 

Carmakers can't be fooled by gas prices

Automotive News was correct in calling out the Detroit 3 in its editorial in the Feb. 6 issue ("Detroit 3 should skip scare tactics in CAFE debate") for using scare tactics and squishy jobs research when lobbying the president on fuel economy standards.

Online car sales won't work as well

The number of nightmares that can happen with the online vehicle purchasing process is mind-boggling, says one reader.

Manufacturers must look within to fix sales drops

Manufacturers should have a better idea of what customers want and what they are willing to pay, one reader writes.

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