Nope — we're pretty sure he thinks the General, FoMoCo and Das Chrysler still need to make "relevant" cars, but Micki Maynard over at the Times is reporting he's at least willing to talk to them now, allegedly in a meeting set up for May 18th. Maybe we'll see if they'll let our Wonky Washington sibling tag along. At least a meeting's significantly better than some of the other comments the man's made — you remember some of his greatest hits:
"I can't make your automakers profitable." Disassociatin' With Dubya: Detroit Automakers Disowned by Prez [internal]
"...they need a product that's relevant."
Bush to GM, Ford: Drop Dead! [internal]