Re: Why italian ?

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Fri May 05 2000 - 13:49:19 CEST

On Fri, May 05, 2000 at 10:38:02AM +0200, Sabino Maggi nicely wrote:
> On Thu, 4 May 2000, Tom Poindexter wrote:
> > I have to tell folks all the time that 'Fiat' doesn't
> > necessarily mean 'Failure in Italian Automotive Technology.'
> FIAT has a very bad consumers' image worldwide. There is an acronym also
> in German: "Fehler In Alle Teule" (errors/problems in every component,
> very nice, well germans have BMW, Mercedes and Audi, no comparison is
> possible)

But, under FIAT Management, we have also Vespa, Alfa-Romeo and Lancia:
this products has better image worldwide, I think, compared to Punto.

But, when you close the door in a FIAT, you only hear cacophonic clangour;
if you close the door in a Audi, it is like to close a piano case :-)


I'd like to conclude with a positive statement, but I can't 
remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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