If you ever wondered how Ford Motor Company survived without the bail-outs given to GM and Chrysler, it may have had something to do with the sky-rocketing demand. At $50,000 for a crewcab and $30,000 for a 2-door, it doesn’t take much uptick in business to keep the balance sheet in the black–even if the product was built in Thailand.
According to BG Tim Ray, the Afghans have suitable “stick and rudder” skills. Unfortunately, their ‘wheel and brake’ skills aren’t quite as advanced.
Not to be left out, the Afghans haven’t had much success driving International Harvesters either. But there aren’t quite as many to wreck, so their numbers are a little lower.
Of course, every boneyard must be colocated with a bar–it keeps supply AND demand booming.
Southern Afghanistan Economics: Combine a drinking establishment with a boneyard and Class IV yard and you have a recession-proof business.
How do you say “Bubba” in Dari?