Slide show of unsold cars

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  1. dr_d12

    dr_d12 Member

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    I found this interesting; it's a slide show of new cars building up in storage areas.

    Growing stocks of unsold cars around the world | Business | guardian.co.uk

    I expect that Toyota should be hurt less than some manufacturers because they use a "pull" inventory system that shouldn't leave them with as much excess inventory.

    (Now that I think about it, if Universities were to use a pull system maybe there wouldn't be so many underemployed PhDs around.)

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  2. dogfriend

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    Yes, but then we would have an oversupply of undereducated, brighter than normal juvenile deliquents. We need them in grad school to keep them occupied.
     
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    So when are they going to start selling them at steep discounts?
     
  4. Mike Dimmick

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    I know there's a big car park of Hondas in Southampton waiting for anyone overseas to order one.

    (The native British car industry is more-or-less dead. The biggest producers in the UK in 2007 were Nissan, Toyota, Honda, MINI, then Land Rover.)
     
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    When MG was bought by China, I wanted to hold a wake!