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    1. No point launching a pricy large car in the...

      No point launching a pricy large car in the middle of the worst European recession since WW2.

      Also, part of the delay is due to the fact that Ford is trying to shut down the Ghent Belgium plant...
    2. Ford is still selling the old Mondeo in Australia...

      Ford is still selling the old Mondeo in Australia because the delay intro of the car in Europe. Ford Australia initially planned to source the car from US instead but no diesel and no wagon = no go.
    3. This is going to be the last RWD sedan Ford will...

      This is going to be the last RWD sedan Ford will make for a looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong time.

      2016 Ford Taurus has its work cut out...
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      Mark LT conforms to US regs so no problem to...

      Mark LT conforms to US regs so no problem to import and register. A letter from the manufacturer that states it conforms to US regs is required and car companies will generally provide it if you are...
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      Southeast Asia... same markets where MB100...

      Southeast Asia... same markets where MB100 (Ssangyong Istana) were sold via Mercedes Commercial dealers.

      http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/74/SsangYong_Istana.jpg
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    6. H1 is midsize like VW Transporter, Mercedes Vito,...

      H1 is midsize like VW Transporter, Mercedes Vito, Renault Trafic, Ford Transit Custom or Fiat Scudo.

      The new van is fullsize like VW Crafter, Mercedes Sprinter, Renault Master, Ford Transit or...
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      What Nissan is doing to the NISMO name is a...

      What Nissan is doing to the NISMO name is a travesty :facepalm:
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      Well, if we are going to do Chinese SUVs, this...

      Well, if we are going to do Chinese SUVs, this thread could go another 15 pages... :cool:

      For example (all authorized re-badges, not knockoffs):

      Dongfend Oting (Nissan Xterra)...
    9. Simple math is too difficult concept for him to...

      Simple math is too difficult concept for him to grasp :laugh:
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      The next US market Passat will be MQB too so...

      The next US market Passat will be MQB too so that's not the issue. The reason we have a different Passat than Europe is because VW has to design and sell 2 different midsize cars in China, one for...
    11. Lambda will be 10 years old by 2017... that's a...

      Lambda will be 10 years old by 2017... that's a very long product cycle now days.

      2016 Encore is probably just a facelift. And the "Malibu" test mule spotted in the other thread is most likely the...
    12. Ford promised 700lb weight loss on F-150 and here is what happened

      A Biggest Loser style weight in...

      https://twitter.com/mrlevine



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      https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BtKBMq-CIAAF8g5.jpg:large
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      It's a bit complicated but essentially, it is...

      It's a bit complicated but essentially, it is about logistic. British Airways has maybe 3 or 4 flights a day that would cross Ukraine air space on the way to Southeast Asia or China so it is easy to...
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      The NY Times article and graph is not...

      The NY Times article and graph is not representative of what really happened. They randomly (or maybe not...) choose 6 airlines and 2 of them had avoided Ukrainian airspace. This gives the impression...
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      Buick Lacrosse and Regal will get updated first?...

      Buick Lacrosse and Regal will get updated first?

      Maybe this is the Lacrosse?
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      I'd argue just the opposite. There wasn't enough...

      I'd argue just the opposite. There wasn't enough management from Detroit and the gang at Opel ran the ship aground.

      Getting rid of GM Europe is a capitulation from GM Board... they are walking...
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      Chevy does both... it competes with cars from the...

      Chevy does both... it competes with cars from the upper end of local Chinese brands like Roewe and Brilliance, and it allows GM to position it as a flanker brand against lower priced Asian brands...
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      SRX is mid size so definitely possible for a...

      SRX is mid size so definitely possible for a compact Delta III Cadillac CUV to slide in below it.

      If I had to guess, Equinox and Terrain will get bigger not smaller to be proper midsize. Captiva...
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      Buick = Opel It is a mainstream brand. It...

      Buick = Opel

      It is a mainstream brand. It competes with VW and Ford in China like Opel does in Europe.

      GM has 5 main brands in China in different price tiers:

      Wuling = Low cost minivans,...
    20. S40 was never intended to compete with 3 series...

      S40 was never intended to compete with 3 series or A4. The original Mitsubishi designed model was lackluster and not at all sporty. The Ford designed C1 model was MUCH better and was a pretty good...
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