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Surprising news from the BBC

Post by PhilB » Tue May 05, 2020 7:48 am

With tongue firmly in cheek I saw this rather lengthy article from our national broadcaster.
I was very surprised at this news.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52508010

To summarise....................the dealers were shut so cars aren't being sold.
What do you expect!!!
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Re: Surprising news from the BBC

Post by Vespa » Tue May 05, 2020 7:52 am

I heard they are to make boxed sets of all Coronavirus news broadcasts for those who would like repeats. :lol: :lol: Viewable on Iplayer :lol: :lol:
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Re: Surprising news from the BBC

Post by Vespa » Tue May 05, 2020 7:53 am

Bloody hell it's on again about cars.
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Re: Surprising news from the BBC

Post by PhilB » Tue May 05, 2020 8:01 am

I just saw that as well.
It's a kind of let's state the obvious.
Next news : Bears take a dump in the woods...............shock!
:lol:

Tell you what though, once they do open up again it's going to be a very good time to get a deal on a used car or even new as they will have a backlog of stock sitting around.
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Re: Surprising news from the BBC

Post by Vespa » Tue May 05, 2020 8:02 am

Yes. What about trade in values though?
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Re: Surprising news from the BBC

Post by PhilB » Tue May 05, 2020 8:04 am

Vespa wrote:
Tue May 05, 2020 8:02 am
Yes. What about trade in values though?
That's the elephant in the room.
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Re: Surprising news from the BBC

Post by Gojira » Tue May 05, 2020 8:08 am

PhilB wrote:
Tue May 05, 2020 8:01 am
I just saw that as well.
It's a kind of let's state the obvious.
Next news : Bears take a dump in the woods...............shock!
:lol:
You beat me to the bears and woods comment, you swine! :mrgreen:

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Re: Surprising news from the BBC

Post by moose » Tue May 05, 2020 10:37 am

I filled mine up when I got back from Spain in the first week of March. Still got well over three quarters of a tank left !

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Re: Surprising news from the BBC

Post by BRC » Tue May 05, 2020 1:19 pm

As I write they are spewing the same story yet again. Jeez, who'd have thought car sales would be down! Yet more classic news reporting from the BBC.
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Re: Surprising news from the BBC

Post by Bazzamf » Tue May 05, 2020 1:30 pm

PhilB wrote:
Tue May 05, 2020 8:04 am
Vespa wrote:
Tue May 05, 2020 8:02 am
Yes. What about trade in values though?
That's the elephant in the room.
Is it a white one??? :lol:
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