Why is It So Hard to Make a Good Car? by SavageGeese

So much time and money go into making new cars and trucks, yet it is still difficult for companies to make new vehicles that are massive hits. The top or best-selling cars and trucks are usually similar. From the Ford F150 or Mustang, Honda Civics, Toyota RAV4s and Camrys it is always the same story. We discuss in this Fine Print video why and how it is so difficult to make a great new vehicle that people want to buy be it used or new.

He goes into several aspects of this:

  • Customer Issues
  • Want vs. Need
  • Regulations
  • Revenue
  • Compromises
  • Watering Down

And to follow up, I would recommend Tom’s excellent article on what goes wrong even if someone builds good cars: https://jalopnik.com/making-good-cars-isnt-enough-1830678090

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