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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    I do believe Tesla has had serious quality issues when it comes to fit and finish, wonder if the Berlin factory can do better, the big three German brands have sett a high standard. And I don't think China will be allowed to take over, why should we let them? What is to gain from that? We...
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Well, so far Chinese EVs have made very little impact in Europe, why buy a Chinese EV when I can buy a VW or something else that has history and a solid organisation behind it? Cheap junk cars are not something people wants and when the Chinese have to compete on the same level the price goes...
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Might not be a problem, might not be an market for ICE in 2035 with or without politics.
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    It was the 240d and 300d/300d turbo that was the work horse, parts for those were easy to get everywhere and quit cheap as this was the almost default Taxi.
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    This fellow is very in to Chinese EVs as the new and great, quit sure nobody is interested in giving away markeds to a government controlled Chinese trade attack on base industry.
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Here old MBs as the 123 and 124 series was considered good cheap work cars when they got old, easy to repair and cheap parts, suppose this was not the case in the US.
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Different brands have different engineering culture and history witch shows, and European brands may do thing very different from US/Asia and that will be very frustrating for mechanics that are very set in their ways. And of course here in Europe we know this and are used to it. And to be...
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Owned several Citroens with hydro suspension, a very easy system to work on, but the only thing I changed was the hydraulic spheres, those are the spring/shock absorber on each wheel, in the front it tok 3 minutes, 15 on the rear. The ting with a lot of eurocars are that you must follow the...
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Then you die on that hill, how many European cars did you own to make that claim?
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    The French is on the ball, Renault has had great success with EVs, Zoe and Kangoo small commercial vehicle for many years so tjæjey have experience in this field. Peugeot and Citroen has to a lesser grade been so early adopters but are now ramping up models and sale. Have owned German, Swedish...
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    But one thing is for sure, all countries can produce electricity, few can produce oil so most countries will be better off if they reduce the influence of oil prices and availability. That's is one of the better arguments for EV in the long run if pullution is not up for discussion.
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Honda and Nissan did well in the early age of small SUVs, Honda CR-V and Nissan Qashqai did sell well but only one big seller is not enough, in the eighties and early nineties both had very good cars, but it become difficult to develop euro only models, Europe is hard, we want premium level on...
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    To sell cars you must b able to make cars people want to buy.
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Both Nissan and Honda have been very close to give up Europe in 2020/21
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Understandably for most other countries, but we have a government that drowns in money so all that is no issue.
 
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