Yes..the days are shorter, the leaves are starting to show signs of the fall season. Its Friday, its the Vroom Room, we have espresso this morning...come in make yourself comfortable.
In case you missed our conversation with The Colonel on Canadian Luxury its...here. It will be fascinating, and revealing to see how the luxury segment develops in Canada in the coming years. One thing is certain the top of the pyramid will increasingly get compressed by the various players manoeuvring for position, while competiting for market share.
Here is a thought...at a juncture in time where analytics rule the day, the manufacturers that are perhaps a little more successful than others, also include a good dosage of human intelligence, and emotions in their decision making process. Especially as it applies to product decisions...
With a myriad of "economic uncertainty clouds" floating in the sky (we are being subtle), and on the horizon it will be interesting to see how the last quarter of 2011 develops...what do you think? Is it time to cinch down the seatbelts a few notches?
You can read Mark Carney's perspective from the Bank of Canada...here.
Yesterday on the last day of summer the financial markets came down with a resounding thud...only a few days ago we were mentioning that reality was going to hit after Labor day. Yes...we had a feeling there was some "stuff" swirling around...
Agreed...at this juncture the global economy is precarious requiring a delicate balancing like the balls in the photo. What do you think?
A fascinating story of the first GTO...here.
Our habitual "older" race cars...here.