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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Greg View Post
    That's a Skoda factory badged as a SEAT factory.

    It's a VAG factory where they make the Q3.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WTFH View Post
    It's a Skoda factory where they make the Q3.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBates View Post
    It's debatable whether this will be a longer term trend, at least in and around large cities which have high numbers of public transport commuters. It wouldn't take much of an increase in car journeys from post pandemic levels to bring traffic congestion to the point where people won't want to drive if they have to spend 2-3 hours a day in the car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by edison View Post
    It's debatable whether this will be a longer term trend, at least in and around large cities which have high numbers of public transport commuters. It wouldn't take much of an increase in car journeys from post pandemic levels to bring traffic congestion to the point where people won't want to drive if they have to spend 2-3 hours a day in the car.
    That's fine that means the demand for cars goes back to pre-pandemic levels, and probably beyond as the growth in cars was a longterm trend before. The pain barrier will be raised as commuters avoid the train.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBates View Post
    That's fine that means the demand for cars goes back to pre-pandemic levels, and probably beyond as the growth in cars was a longterm trend before. The pain barrier will be raised as commuters avoid the train.
    But will the trend reverse? Difficult to say how the pushes and pulls will aggregate. There could be a major pull away from all forms of travel from increased home working, for example.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesbrown View Post
    But will the trend reverse? Difficult to say how the pushes and pulls will aggregate. There could be a major pull away from all forms of travel from increased home working, for example.
    It looks very promising in Bejing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBates View Post
    It looks very promising in Bejing.

    From the Labour day holidays immediately after the travel restrictions were reduced there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesbrown View Post
    From the Labour day holidays immediately after the travel restrictions were reduced there?

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