Comment: Exactly right

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Exactly right

Think about the early Ford pickup trucks. Those things were indestructible, but later on Ford came to stand for Fix Or Repair Daily.

We put a man on the moon but couldn't figure out how to make a car last more than 5 years? Yeah right.

The problem was vehicles tore up too well and Toyota came and ate our lunch. Only recently have American car companies tried to embrace quality again.