This is in regards to GM's stranglehold on the TF movie franchise. I understand the concept: GM took a large bag of money and gave it to Hasbro for the movie to have MAJORITY GM cars. I understand this concept. I hope whoever reads this initial post realizes that I understand its about money. I also do realize that there ARE cars in the movie that aren't GM (Barricade as a Ford). However, that one EXCEPTION to the rule that most of these cars are GM doesn't mean people can misrepresent the situation as the movie having a wide array of different car brands. And for those out there wanting to point out the Volkswagen's decline of Hasbro due to no guns, I understand that quite well also. Volkswagen did decline Hasbro. But that does not mean other companies would also want to decline Hasbro. Getting out your product in such a high profile movie like TFs would do great things for your product. I am sure most car companies realize this. I'm even thinking that VW might changed their mind on having their cars in TFs now. I am saying this for 2 reasons: 1) The TFs are a diverse cast. They can transform into ANY type of vehicle/mechanical device. It is COMPLETELY unrealistic to expect ALL of the TFs to choose only GM vehicles to mimic. It also would expand the target audience of the TF movie to include other car brands. It doesn't ostracize parts of the movie going public if they like non-GM cars. Plus its also so much better to take the BEST from each brand rather than dredge unknowns from the bottom of one brand. For instance, the Saturn in the movie (if it is actually a TF). Wouldn't someone rather that be really great car from another brand rather than an average car from the GM brand? 2) The company that Hasbro decided to be the car company for the movie is tanking. And tanking something fierce. Some people are even speaking of possible bankruptcy or government bailout for GM and the Detroit 3. They are burning through about 1 BILLION in cash a month trying to maintain their business. Their newest fuel efficient offereing won't get here till 2010 (Volt for GM and Fiesta for Ford). Some people might say they might go bankrupt before then. Wouldn't it be better for Hasbro to instead position itself properly with a SUCCESSFUL car company? Does Hasbro really want to be tied to a potentially bankrupt car company? Wouldn't it be better for Hasbro's products to at least DIVERSIFY? So what do you think? Do you think Hasbro can somehow start incorporating other car brands somehow? Does anyone even know the legal contractual agreement between Hasbro and GM? I am not saying eliminate GM entirely from the movie but reflect the reality of the US public's preferences for vehicles.