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Old 01-08-2013, 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by solstice View Post
They are small and are forced to much longer model cycles. The same applied to SAAB with the 9000/9-5 being pretty much the same car from 1984 - 2010... However in 1984 there wasn't much in it's price class from Germany that could touch it in luxury,innovation, practicality and power. I had a 1988 Turbo and it was a great car for it's time. In 2010? Not so much...
Not an excuse. Mazda is small. Subaru is small. They all don't let their one of their most important models lag. Saab is a whole another issue. Hell, Volvo was under Ford, so it's not like they didn't have money. Now under the Chinese, they aren't strapped for cash either.

I guess the Swedes just suck at managing car companies and making good products
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