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    Italy? Just over 2 million in 2018. 4th largest...

    Italy? Just over 2 million in 2018. 4th largest in Europe.

    UK? Which cars are actually made in the UK? - Car Keys

    This probably surprises most.

    Slovakia still tops in per capita car...
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    I could just ignore that but too good to miss. ...

    I could just ignore that but too good to miss.

    One of the Danish companies I worked for bought their biggest competitor that just happened to be a US company.

    If you ever frequent a bar your...
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    I still don't know what they did and how they did...

    I still don't know what they did and how they did it.

    I've attended umpteen meetings but always after a problem had arisen and discussed how to deal with it. How much it cost was never discussed...
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    I don't think anyone has written that Britain no...

    I don't think anyone has written that Britain no longer makes cars. The "peak" mentioned was 50 years ago.

    The last British made car I had was over 40 years ago and an Austin Maxi. Plenty of...
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    That's good but it probably is only a part of the...

    That's good but it probably is only a part of the real total cost. I've been part of the many meetings and discussion that ocurr prior to any decision.
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    "I've never yet known any company to investigate...

    "I've never yet known any company to investigate in depth how much suppliers cost them when deliveries aren't to spec."



    That sounds like you can give an example of who does it and how.
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    "Nearly six million vehicles are produced in...

    "Nearly six million vehicles are produced in Germany each year, and approximately 5.5 million are produced overseas by German brands. Alongside the United States, China and Japan, Germany is one of...
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    How about we now get back to metrology? ...

    How about we now get back to metrology?

    Preferably in another thread or post.
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    Again a Yes No. A small majority voted to leave....

    Again a Yes No. A small majority voted to leave. The problem ever since has been that the majority can't agree on how they want leave. Care to venture a guess at how many are for "no deal" and how...
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    You're something else again. RJ (Newbould) and I...

    You're something else again. RJ (Newbould) and I exchanged hundreds of emails both while and after he was a moderator. He even sent me his book free to read and was interested in my opinion. You only...
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    Found this and have no idea as to how accurate it...

    Found this and have no idea as to how accurate it is.

    The least reliable car models:
    1. Chevrolet Colorado - 4 point
    2. Chevrolet Camaro - 5 point
    3. Jeep Wrangler - 12 point
    4. Alfa Romeo...
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    Of course you have to be in control of your...

    Of course you have to be in control of your incoming goods but relying on incoming inspection is leaving things a bit late.

    Reliable suppliers is the best procedure and anyone going just for...
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    Your assessment on that metrology is being...

    Your assessment on that metrology is being dragged down is correct. I'm hoping it does get a new moderator soon and with your background you certainly wouldn't be a bad choice.

    The only thing I...
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    What I wrote was that I had a hard time imagining...

    What I wrote was that I had a hard time imagining anyone staying at the same job "for life". I was always ambitious but certainly not all are.

    Looking back there isn't much I'd change about the...
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    Says Billy boy with almost 27,000 posts :D

    Says Billy boy with almost 27,000 posts :D
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    I'm wasting my time when you don't know the...

    I'm wasting my time when you don't know the difference between not needing to know anything and "know everything about everything".

    Who the hell knows everything about everything?

    Rubbish like...
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    How can things be kept on track with a little or...

    How can things be kept on track with a little or no knowledge of the subject?

    You certainly underestimate what being a good moderator requires. No name mentioned but PM did have one moderator...
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    I'm trying to imagine in this present century...

    I'm trying to imagine in this present century anyone staying at the same job for their entire life. OK kings and queens and inheriting from rich parents might be the exception :)

    I'm hoping the...
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    I didn't say I couldn't think of any reasons but...

    I didn't say I couldn't think of any reasons but maybe for a person in some way closely connected (family relations?) to the company. I didn't get any relationship from the post.

    How about giving...
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    Jeez relax. My point was that China is...

    Jeez relax. My point was that China is concentrating big time on electric car production. Very much so to decrease pollution in cities. Overlooking that fact means that they'll be hard to catch as...
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    "In fairness"? That's a new one from you. The...

    "In fairness"? That's a new one from you. The point made was editing yet you get that to include deleting. I was under the impression you had a better grasp of English. Maybe your name is Pierre...
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    I'm having a hard time imagining who'd stay in a...

    I'm having a hard time imagining who'd stay in a job that long at the same company.
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    Personally I'm against banning unless countless...

    Personally I'm against banning unless countless warnings go unheeded. Probably easier to just delete posts than ban members. I'm wondering who has written they'd edit as I've not read that. Leigh...
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    Some newspapers and media are much more reliable...

    Some newspapers and media are much more reliable than others. The problems start when you claim "fake news" just because you disagree with what they write or say.

    I regard my daily national...
  25. Read again post #15. How do you get out of that...

    Read again post #15. How do you get out of that I'm writing how great Denmark is? I've NEVER written Denmark is great. What I written, more than once, is how we do things here. If you read from that...
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