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Sounds to me...like someone with an axe to grind...he's not done with the auto industry...and generally if you retire from a lofty position..such as his..there is a non compete clause attached to your departure..usually 1 year or more...that precludes you from working for a competitor...if your let go...there are no such restraints...I'm tellin ya folks Timmy got booted..
There was talk a few months back about that getting dropped. I didn't hear if it did or is still in court. A supplier was talking about it.
 


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There was talk a few months back about that getting dropped. I didn't hear if it did or is still in court. A supplier was talking about it.
Depending on the jurisdiction...(and the language)...it sometimes is very difficult to enforce those agreements...in NYS..it's almost impossible...
 


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Who knows.....I have been told they're hard to enforce anyway.

On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “the Agency”) voted 3-2 along partisan lines in a special public meeting to adopt the “Non-Compete Clause Rule” (the “Final Rule”), which will prohibit most employee non-competes with retroactive effect, except existing non-compete provisions of “senior executives.”
 


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Who knows.....I have been told they're hard to enforce anyway.

On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “the Agency”) voted 3-2 along partisan lines in a special public meeting to adopt the “Non-Compete Clause Rule” (the “Final Rule”), which will prohibit most employee non-competes with retroactive effect, except existing non-compete provisions of “senior executives.”
I would imagine Tim would fall under the heading of "senior executive"
 


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At his level, there is likely a contract covering the terms of the departure. If he is not allowed to compete, they paid for it.
 


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At his level, there is likely a contract covering the terms of the departure. If he is not allowed to compete, they paid for it.
I would have to agree.....my guess is the decision to kick him to the curb was made some time ago...they knew he was not going to be part of their agenda moving foreword...;)
 


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.....my guess is the decision to kick him to the curb was made some time ago...they knew he was not going to be part of their agenda moving foreword...;)
And a hybrid/EV is not part of my vehicle purchasing agenda moving forward.

So I guess we're even. Lol
 


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And a hybrid/EV is not part of my vehicle purchasing agenda moving forward.

So I guess we're even. Lol
Makes 2 of us ...@ 71...I got all the cool cars I need...
 


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Makes 2 of us ...@ 71...I got all the cool cars I need...
Not me. :( The '04 TJ is looking pretty bad from rust. The wife loves it but I convinced her we need to sell it end of summer. At this point in my life I don't want to spend more time fixing and patching rust problems than regular maintenance. At times like this I envy the guys in the south. I have no idea what to replace it with.
 


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Not me. :( The '04 TJ is looking pretty bad from rust. The wife loves it but I convinced her we need to sell it end of summer. At this point in my life I don't want to spend more time fixing and patching rust problems than regular maintenance. At times like this I envy the guys in the south. I have no idea what to replace it with.
Not totally sure what a TJ is but if you are looking at trucks I would consider checking out the new line of Toyotas, looks like that new Land Cruiser will be a decent value. I am just seeing my first few Lexus GX 550s too and I think they are interesting
 


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Not me. :( The '04 TJ is looking pretty bad from rust. The wife loves it but I convinced her we need to sell it end of summer. At this point in my life I don't want to spend more time fixing and patching rust problems than regular maintenance. At times like this I envy the guys in the south. I have no idea what to replace it with.
Other than my toys...when it comes to dd' ers..nether my wife or I keep anything past the factory warrantee
 


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Not totally sure what a TJ is but if you are looking at trucks I would consider checking out the new line of Toyotas, looks like that new Land Cruiser will be a decent value. I am just seeing my first few Lexus GX 550s too and I think they are interesting
TJ = Jeep Wrangler

CJ, WK, ever hear of those? Jeeps as well. It’s like an LX is a Charger, LC is Challenger. Those went to LD and LA respectively after the first gen.
 


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TJ = Jeep Wrangler

CJ, WK, ever hear of those? Jeeps as well. It’s like an LX is a Charger, LC is Challenger. Those went to LD and LA respectively after the first gen.
As bad as all the Harley prefix letters:rolleyes:
 


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Honestly I think the first crack in the armor was when Tim Kuniskis called out Tavares being directly responsible for the brands dropping Hemi's. Very suspicious it was almost 90 days ago this happened and now Tim "retires." I've heard some stories about Tavares from employees and once I saw this article I was like something is up if Kuniskis said this in public.
https://www.carscoops.com/2024/02/stellantis-ceo-says-no-thanks-to-regulatory-emissions-credits/
 


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I saw an interesting comment someone made on a YT vid from "Reignited".

It supposedly came from a person who knows Tim Kuniskis, and he quoted him as saying:

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I saw an interesting comment someone made on a YT vid from "Reignited".

It supposedly came from a person who knows Tim Kuniskis, and he quoted him as saying:

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I heard earlier this year Gilles already put in his retirement papers and just working out the remainder of his current contract. I also have a video of Tim Kuniskis saying they didn't want to use Hurricanes and EV's I'm going to release this week...
 


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I heard earlier this year Gilles already put in his retirement papers and just working out the remainder of his current contract. I also have a video of Tim Kuniskis saying they didn't want to use Hurricanes and EV's I'm going to release this week...
No sense stayin on a sinking ship...
 


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No sense stayin on a sinking ship...
This could be worse than the wreck of the Edmund Fitsgerald:oops::oops:;)
I heard earlier this year Gilles already put in his retirement papers and just working out the remainder of his current contract. I also have a video of Tim Kuniskis saying they didn't want to use Hurricanes and EV's I'm going to release this week...
Gotta a fellin ole Timmy's gonna be sayinn alot more in the year to come..
 


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I'm still waiting for Tim to send me a PM...

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