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Old 05-01-2009, 04:29 PM   #29
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I don't mind the idea of GM making and shipping cars for the show-room floor but IMO the majority of the cars rolling off the lines should be for the guys/gals who ordered back in 2008. Screw AVIS...I think they should've been the last to get anything.

PS: I doubt all of the pre-orders were done by "GM Fans". If you have a big Toyota fan who finally switched sides and bought a Chevy b/c this car completely kicks ass and is left waiting and waiting after they pre-orderd back in Oct or Nov. and they all of a sudden see a camaro at AVIS and wonder why they still haven't gotten theirs yet... that might leave a bad taste in their mouth and this might be the last GM car they buy... Just a thought...

Also...the best way to get the publics attention is to get the car in the hands of the guys/gals who love this car and have been waiting...not putting it on a lot to be sold...get it in the hands of the ones who are going to drive it 24/7 b/c they can't get enough of it... thats free advertising right there...
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Old 05-01-2009, 04:32 PM   #30
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Old 05-01-2009, 04:34 PM   #31
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I don't think the 614 sold cars means that only 614 preorders were built.

I think it means that only 614 preorders were delivered and picked up.

No cars are "sold" until the invoice and car is delivered.
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Old 05-01-2009, 04:59 PM   #32
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The 614 sold is how many Camaro's were reported delivered in April, not how many "Sold" orders were built.
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Old 05-01-2009, 05:00 PM   #33
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OSHAWA #1 CHEVROLET CAMARO

MY 2010 APRIL production 4,878

MY 2010 TOTAL 7,814

Total SOLD UNITS 614

Just got that from the GM Production and sales websites.

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So this means that there are over 7,000 Camaros that are either sitting in big parking lots, or currently in transit, huh?
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Old 05-01-2009, 05:02 PM   #34
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I agree the wait is getting hard....this is like waiting on a baby to be born.......I ordered my 1SS on October 16, 2008........It was pulled for production 3 weeks ago and it is still in that status according to my dealer today. The dealer is having their big Camaro unveiling on May 6, but will only have the one car that has come in this past Monday. Luckily, the buyer of this car is willing to bring it back for everyone to see. I have not seen any on the road here in SC........
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Old 05-01-2009, 05:02 PM   #35
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Alright, lots of camaro's already produced. That's good news!
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Old 05-01-2009, 05:09 PM   #36
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GM has no reason to delay our orders, think about it, with the economy they need all the income they can get, i have confidence that they will be doing pre orders as fast as possible until they are finished because they have buyers lined up... they have no reason to be playing games when they have customers lined up to pay for cars....
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Old 05-01-2009, 05:13 PM   #37
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yes. quite sad and annoying isnt it? they better be making sold-order cars now
The 614 number is how many have been sold to a customer. (6000 status) (burning gas)
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Old 05-01-2009, 05:14 PM   #38
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The 614 sold is how many Camaro's were reported delivered in April, not how many "Sold" orders were built.


there should be a large number of cars in transit at any point in time see if this math makes sense to anyone

about 200 cars produced a day lets say

and my dealer said it can take a week to 10 days for the car to arrive after being built

so 500 to 1000 cars could potentially be customer orders that have not been delivered yet....
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Old 05-01-2009, 05:15 PM   #39
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Anyone given any thought of what would happen if GM files bankruptsy like Chrysler just did?
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Old 05-01-2009, 05:16 PM   #40
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Haven,t posted a lot but sure have monitered the web site ! I ordered my camaro 10/13/08 was 1100 til april1, then went to 3000 . april 21, went to 3800 . Called my Dealer today MY BaBy is Born LS RALLY yellow AUTO. WILL recieve proa bly 2 weeks or less dealer said he ,s been above board about everything even about the price msrp but no gm awards. so I,m excited!:happya nim:
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Old 05-01-2009, 05:47 PM   #41
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Did you NOT see all the SS's that have been delivered??? Dealer cars are NOT SS's. My dealer has teh 1st allocation showing up this weekend, the 2nd next week and mine is on the line now. You all knew the dealers were getting a car to show off. Relax.....
So do ya think they put the wrong hoods on all those orange cars for the Texas event?
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Man, you guys sure rush to kill any good news. The daily production orders are fantastic. They ARE producing the pre-orders along with the dealer show-room cars. Many pre-orders are getting their cars, our production codes are moving along and all the pre-order cars will be built by ealry this summer. In order to keep the production line moving when contraints come up, they're building other cars.......that's reasonable and expected. Calm down, you've waited this long and we are all weeks away from getting this awesome car.

a couple dozen delivered orders out of over 7000+ = 'many'? Can I borrow your calculator? I can resolve our whole deficit problem pretty quickly.
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