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JLD
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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JLD wrote:
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BOB OR DEATH.


As most of the drivers of Bob product around here are geriatrics, the two are closely related.


Says the bloke whoís fucked off to a Portuguese resort.


Iíve only been to Portugal once, work conference In Lisbon around 12 years ago.

Is your dementia playing up again? Spacker.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Is your dementia playing up again?


YES.

And GOUT.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sales are not looking good for the Prius Stateside.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qDAphEzYAzM
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Theyíre a fraction of what they were here. Bob only expects to sell 1000 facelifted ones in the UK, apparently.

Look at HSD sales in total, though. The biggest reason for fewer Prius sales is that Bob offers a hybrid option in almost every other model now. The Prius lost its USP years ago. But itís still the best, least compromised expression of hybrid motoring and probably always will be. Certainly until full EVs see it off altogether.

How are 1.2 C4 Picasso sales, ONE WONDERS?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I wonder if Hyundai Ioniq sales have hurt Pistro sales. Itís a similar shaped thing which has both full on hybrid, plug in hybrid like Bob, but also a pure EV Version. Styling looks much better too.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No single car has hurt the Pristro. Glenda is RITE but it stretches wider to other brands.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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No single car has hurt the Pristro. Glenda is RITE but it stretches wider to other brands.


If you wanted to pick one single car, the Auris (and latterly Corolla) Tourer has probably landed the biggest blow in the UK. In the provinces, if not in London, it's almost completely replaced the Pristro for the picking up of PISSED PORTERS.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Only for taxis. Iíd say there are loads responsible for the private/fleet sector. As son as Ďreal carsí were available with similar tech the Pristro was fucked. Deep.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Only for taxis. Iíd say there are loads responsible for the private/fleet sector. As son as Ďreal carsí were available with similar tech the Pristro was fucked. Deep.


Most of our ex-Pristro fleet drivers have gone for the C-HR/RAV4, so the head-shaking vogue for SUVs has also contributed to its demise. It's not just about the ubiquity of hybrid drivetrains now, it's about the abandonment of the large family car as a category.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And the fact you look like a taxi-ist in the Pristro.

Thereís nothing fashionable about that shite.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"The Prius isnít brilliant just because it makes a decent minicab. Itís also brilliant because it makes a decent minicab."

Not my words, Carole, THE WORDS OF EVO MAGAZINE.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I wonder if Hyundai Ioniq sales have hurt Pistro sales. Itís a similar shaped thing which has both full on hybrid, plug in hybrid like Bob, but also a pure EV Version. Styling looks much better too.


I think you're right, I think it will also land a blow on the Auris/Corolla too. They're now the minicab of choice round here, picking up from the Bobs. Prius is now too ugly, the Corolla too expensive.

People who choose their cars as something more than a tool and a recepticle for puke, meanwhile, are no doubt taking the SUV and Lexus alternatives.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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People who choose their cars as something more than a tool and a recepticle for puke...


YARFP.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Derek wrote:
Eclectic Blue FTW


I spotted this Bob in Spittoís neck of the woods recently Derek, looked ace Cool


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Itís certainly no Kermit Green.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can't quite tell what it is in that picture... FROM HERE ON MARS.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is the car really THAT big
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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In other news, all MY18/19 Bobs in the UK and Europe to get CarPlay enabled by the end of the year, a reliable* source tells me. Not for viewers in earlier cars. JUST REJOICE AT THAT NEWS.


Wow, they've really come ROARING into 2016.


I tell you what, Bob, you should be A-FUCKING-SHAMED of those comedy-paedo-soundalike "TOYOTA TOUCH AND GO" head units in 2019. Did you outsource the UI to BARRY'S MA? You need CarPlay to come and save your fucking bacon there. DISMAL.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree, they are dog shit. No argument.
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