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    I still cant understand why US management cant work out why a Camry is the worlds biggest selling car Its simple and reliable and just a bit better than the rest.... ------------------------------ Campbell Jenkins Unemployed Singapore ------------------------------

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    Mr. Evan's comments are very metropolitan area; they are similar to my observations.?? I;m from essentially the same region (Monmouth County, NJ - Kew Gardens, NY}.?? Even in the Northeast & Middle Atlantic area?? things are different outside of the semi-urban suburbs (both into urban centers and ...

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    Chad, In response to your question:  "Why didn't the big 3 electrify their SUV/light truck/minivan/crossover platforms if they were clearly winning the race?" The technical answers is because those vehicles are less efficient overall. At initial battery prices, it would have been far too expensive ...

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    Tradition truck buyers have well understood expectations for truck performance range, payload, towing, comfort, etc. and probably are not ready to accept the compromises necessary to replace internal combustion with battery electric. Attempts to offer something outside the traditional buyer expectations ...

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    Another look at the statement: " The Big 3 have failed across the board at selling profitable, mass-market sedans and hatchbacks in the US" That's one POV... but the market has another POV: "The Big 3 have succeeded across the board at convincing the U.S. marketplace that an SUV, light ...

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    As the market for sedans has gotten smaller, its ability to support a large number of manufacturers is reduced. Companies building "also ran" models will abandon the segment and focus on more profitable SUVs and Trucks and future electric vehicles. Toyotas are consistent top performers in "car" segments ...

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    I am not a huge fan of the vehicle itself, but let's be fair to the Volt. The Big 3 have failed across the board at selling profitable, mass-market sedans and hatchbacks in the US, regardless of powertrain being used. After decades of money losing attempts, virtually all of them are being cancelled in ...

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