/ Will UAW Strike? #571
Dad bought a Travelall in 1973 when he retired from USAF. We had a Scout II (owned by the dealership) from about 1974 to 1982. One of the vehicles in which I learned to drive. Of course, ours was red and white. Uncle drove an identical one except his roof was white, ours was red.And meanwhile, non-u
The unions destroyed International Harvester. They were some of the most technologically advanced designs of their day. Their large farm tractors were the first ever with on board computers. The Scouts were awesome SUV’s. The final versions set the bar for the full size SUV. The Travelalls were the precursor for the Suburban.
It’s like trying to reason with a 4 yr old over why you can’t eat candy all day, lilranch2001.
Been there, done that. Some people will support unions until they destroy the company, then cry and wonder why there’s no more companies to work for.
You are spot on. Of the UAW doesn't kill the golden goose, IH was poised to dominate a niche. The competition were all car manufacturers who made trucks. IH was an equipment/truck manufacturer who made smaller trucks. The SUV suited their target demographic perfectly.