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Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang Today, 10:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
Often Divisions don't even need to be announced. ...

Often Divisions don't even need to be announced. They can be internalized and go dark to the public. But the purpose is to focus the efforts within that division to initiatives that are within the...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang Today, 08:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
SVT = Special Vehicles team. They recruit...

SVT = Special Vehicles team.

They recruit their best to throw at this team internally. Where the team takes the direction of any projects..... could find them tapping resources from outside...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
If it was really mind blowing and innovative......

If it was really mind blowing and innovative... It would have and should have been in my face whenever browsing my news conduits everywhere. It simply wasn't such a big deal. The Tesla was. In...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
Funny...I don't remember much if anything about...

Funny...I don't remember much if anything about the VOLT or any informational campaign from GM. Maybe a few images and lots of speculation about it. Which is always a recipe for failure since you...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-22-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
Jim... The Innovations division simply gets a...

Jim... The Innovations division simply gets a hand off of ideas from any source...including other divisions that are are not geared towards carrying that ball to test and prove the concepts that...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-21-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
Actually I don't think it requires a division to...

Actually I don't think it requires a division to happen. I just know it would benefit from a dedicated division to bring those new concepts to Market quicker. You can throw innovations at it from...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-18-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
Innovations can spring from anywhere....For the...

Innovations can spring from anywhere....For the proof of concept phase.... A separate division would prove effective.
Boom
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Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-17-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
Actually they killed Mercury off due to a Market...

Actually they killed Mercury off due to a Market economy that found FORD losing Money. Again...getting with the times businesses often change their structure and workflow to match the economic...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-17-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
FORD is 11 Billion as a company with an average...

FORD is 11 Billion as a company with an average 18% increase annually ...

Simply put.

They can afford it.

Ford doesn't have to do the Battery R&D... its being handled by a company that is...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-16-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By Cruzinaround
Well Motor Trend did a Shootout between the 2015...

Well Motor Trend did a Shootout between the 2015 Mustang GT w track pack and the Camaro SS with performance pack.

Basically the Mustang needs a better track pack. Stiffer suspension and...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-16-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
BMW has their "M" division, Mercedes has their...

BMW has their "M" division, Mercedes has their "AMG" Division. Volkswagon has "Bugatti" and "Lamborghini". And every dare to challenge the status quo is taken on by these elite divisions. To push...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-15-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
Putting innovation in the spotlight sells. And...

Putting innovation in the spotlight sells. And with Millennials... innovation speaks louder as a proven concept.

I think we may have cross posted as my last reply actually answers some of...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-15-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
A new Division within the Parent company whose...

A new Division within the Parent company whose goal is to test and prove concepts prior to bringing those concepts to market. The internal black ops test mule division for a myriad of projects that...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-15-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
If he went out and just said that this was so...

If he went out and just said that this was so with very little transparency as to why then let the pitchforks come out. If he Announces the strategy behind it and produces the agenda to achieve the...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-15-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
At 1 billion per year of growth... they can...

At 1 billion per year of growth... they can afford it. And the pay offs for taking calculated risks would reap higher returns than 18%.

Hey if it were my company that's the risk I would be...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-14-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
Actually announcing the purpose of a Division...

Actually announcing the purpose of a Division geared towards putting what is learned in the arena of racing and popping it into the cars they produce as a test bed would not be a difficult hurdle to...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-10-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
Actually I'm an Innovations guy... Marketing...

Actually I'm an Innovations guy...

Marketing is the reason why a sales guy would have a job.

Proper Market research is composed of more than what the public "thinks" they want. You also need...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-09-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By Cruzinaround
If the tire ain't stickin then they're slippin. ...

If the tire ain't stickin then they're slippin. That's the rule of thumb to go by. The biggest different I can say you WILL experience with the right set of tires is they will stick where they...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-09-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
Ford is worth about 11 Billion in brand revenue. ...

Ford is worth about 11 Billion in brand revenue. Gaining on the previous year by 18%. and having more than double the brand value of GM.

They can afford to open a Mercury division back up to...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 10-09-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By Cruzinaround
Both the tires and the suspension need to be...

Both the tires and the suspension need to be addressed. If this is a base GT then it's basically a stock touring suspension and the OEM All Season tires are not the stickiest, they are on the hard...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-07-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,610
Posted By Cruzinaround
There are studies done that showed that Yellow...

There are studies done that showed that Yellow actually retains the highest resale. Simply because it is the least common chosen color. In fact many studies show Yellow and Orange as the highest...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-06-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,610
Posted By Cruzinaround
I'm considering triple yellow when the GT350 hits...

I'm considering triple yellow when the GT350 hits the ground. Simply because it's uncommon and because of that fact this variation will hold a higher resale. Not that it matters, but in the...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 10-01-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
At the time in question for all your examples.......

At the time in question for all your examples.... Innovation was never a process tied in closely with market research group studies. Things are very different nowadays. The proper business model...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 09-30-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
It would serve to use it as the division that...

It would serve to use it as the division that launches riskier versions of proven platforms or uses innovative new performance technology to test live in the consumer segment.


For Example as I...
Forum: The New S550 2015 Mustang 09-29-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,767
Posted By Cruzinaround
Bring back Mercury altogether. Give us a 5.0...

Bring back Mercury altogether. Give us a 5.0 Capri AWD while we're at it.

Just Saying.

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