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Where world's unsold cars go to die.
Vincelewis.net ^ | 5-17-14 | Vince Lewis

Posted on 05/18/2014 2:08:41 PM PDT by EscondidoSurfer

Above is just a few of the thousands upon thousands of unsold cars at Sheerness, United Kingdom. Please do see this on Google Maps....type in Sheerness, United Kingdom. Look to the west coast, below River Thames next to River Medway. Left of A249, Brielle Way.

Timestamp: Friday, May 16th, 2014.

There are hundreds of places like this in the world today and they keep on piling up...

(Excerpt) Read more at vincelewis.net ...


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This is mind bending.
1 posted on 05/18/2014 2:08:41 PM PDT by EscondidoSurfer
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To: EscondidoSurfer

Here in USA we tax people to destroy them.


2 posted on 05/18/2014 2:12:25 PM PDT by mylife
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To: EscondidoSurfer

Not this crap again.


3 posted on 05/18/2014 2:13:29 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: EscondidoSurfer

How do the car companies stay in business? Are they “Too Big to Fail”? Oh, I think I have it! The taxpayers are subsidizing the industry. Maybe folks that pay taxes should get a nice car at reduced prices. Oh wait a minute! I lost my head for a minute! That wouldn’t be fair to those poor souls that don’t pay any taxes. Oh well, just let em rust away.


4 posted on 05/18/2014 2:15:39 PM PDT by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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To: EscondidoSurfer

not a single Toyoto in the bunch.


5 posted on 05/18/2014 2:15:53 PM PDT by maddogtiger
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To: EscondidoSurfer

If they have any trucks...I’ll take one for 5 grand.


6 posted on 05/18/2014 2:16:15 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: EscondidoSurfer
Some cars never *die.* ;)


7 posted on 05/18/2014 2:17:08 PM PDT by Daffynition (I stand with the Bundy Family!)
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To: EscondidoSurfer

66 Vette? Better tax the people to destroy it and start a propaganda war to sell them a chevy volt
Oh ad a tax on that as a an incentive
Tax the guy that does not want one and subsidize the smug earth huffin jackass’s.


8 posted on 05/18/2014 2:19:38 PM PDT by mylife
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To: EscondidoSurfer

Excess supply.

According to the law of supply and demand, the prices are too high.

There have to be unnatural incentives at play.


9 posted on 05/18/2014 2:20:03 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant
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To: EscondidoSurfer
The Port of Sheerness is a significant feature of the Isle of Sheppey's economy. Covering more than 1.5 million square metres,[32] it is one of the largest foreign car importers in the UK

May be just a coincidence?

10 posted on 05/18/2014 2:22:58 PM PDT by Brandonmark (OWCM is The new American Minority! 11.06.12 - Day of Infamy!)
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To: Daffynition
Clark? Is that you?


11 posted on 05/18/2014 2:23:14 PM PDT by mylife
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To: EscondidoSurfer
Ubama thought that evaporating the supply of used vehicles with "cash for clunkheads" would force the peasants to purchase new Government Motors vehicles.

The peasants thought differently.

12 posted on 05/18/2014 2:24:43 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: mylife

Since when did people get a “new car every year”?


13 posted on 05/18/2014 2:26:08 PM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: EscondidoSurfer

Buy now from the discount channels.

Costco sells cars. At below - far below - invoice costs.

People buying from the dealerships are getting porked, especially on soft merchandise.

Buy low. Dont pay high.


14 posted on 05/18/2014 2:26:39 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: Regulator

Costco doesnt sell cars


15 posted on 05/18/2014 2:29:27 PM PDT by TexasGator
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To: EscondidoSurfer

There is a much smaller version of this just west of Baton Rouge, LA. It’s a tad southwest of the first major I-10 intersection/exchange west side the Miss. River. They load them on rail cars there, but I’ve seen that yard so full at certain times that I doubt they could get another car parked in there.


16 posted on 05/18/2014 2:31:05 PM PDT by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: TexasGator

They do in California


17 posted on 05/18/2014 2:31:32 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: TexasGator
Costcoauto.com
18 posted on 05/18/2014 2:36:54 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: Regulator

Costco doesnt sell cars


19 posted on 05/18/2014 2:42:36 PM PDT by TexasGator
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To: EscondidoSurfer

One is reminded of the scene from “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”, part of “Fantasia”, where Mickey has turned the broom into a bucket-carrier, hauling in buckets of water, and multiplied its numbers endlessly, in a failed attempt to stop the mindless hauling of water.

That did not end well.


20 posted on 05/18/2014 2:42:45 PM PDT by alloysteel (Selective and willful ignorance spells doom, to both victim and perpetrator - mostly the perp.)
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To: TexasGator

Call it whatcha want...its a channel


21 posted on 05/18/2014 2:55:44 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: EscondidoSurfer

Think about it. . . . material from cars for ? in the future should a certain industry go under or is unable to manufacture.


22 posted on 05/18/2014 2:58:15 PM PDT by Maudeen ("I'm just a sinner . . . saved by Grace.")
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To: Regulator

So’s a dealership. Costco sells cars.


23 posted on 05/18/2014 3:05:36 PM PDT by null and void (When was the last time you heard anyone say: "It's a free country"?)
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To: EscondidoSurfer

IDK if I believe this. I took a look at google maps of Upper Heyford, because I used to be stationed there, and you can see that some areas used to have cars but don’t anymore. So maybe in some cases it is temporary storage.

Ref

https://www.google.com/maps/place/RAF+Upper+Heyford/@51.9376435,-1.246716,213m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x4876deacc7199765:0x4e6992907bcffd75


24 posted on 05/18/2014 3:06:08 PM PDT by Herosmith ("Hindsight alone is not wisdom, And second-guessing is not a strategy." - GWB)
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To: EscondidoSurfer

This is a conspiracy theorist writing ....


25 posted on 05/18/2014 3:21:13 PM PDT by TexasGator
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To: EscondidoSurfer

Are those all cars from the same model year, or from several different years? Same model year, and it is probably temporary. If there are different model years on the same lot, then I think there is a problem.


26 posted on 05/18/2014 3:21:32 PM PDT by yawningotter
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To: null and void

Costco doesnt sell cars.


27 posted on 05/18/2014 3:23:35 PM PDT by TexasGator
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To: TexasGator

If you call a tail a leg, how many legs does a dog have?


28 posted on 05/18/2014 3:24:45 PM PDT by null and void (When was the last time you heard anyone say: "It's a free country"?)
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To: EscondidoSurfer
"Above is just a few of the thousands upon thousands of unsold cars at Sheerness, United Kingdom. Please do see this on Google Maps....type in Sheerness, United Kingdom."

So I did. There are many cars there... right next to a port facility. Google Earth has a history feature which allows one to view older satellite imagery (if it exists) and guess what? There have been many cars at that location going back to 1990. They are obviously importing or exporting cars from that location, but they clearly aren't just storing them there "to die."

29 posted on 05/18/2014 3:25:16 PM PDT by Flag_This (Liberalism: Kills countries dead.)
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To: AngieGal

ping


30 posted on 05/18/2014 3:31:51 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: EscondidoSurfer

Photoshop hoax alert!


31 posted on 05/18/2014 3:41:24 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: mylife

Yep....only we have more fun than Clark! :D


32 posted on 05/18/2014 5:16:20 PM PDT by Daffynition (I stand with the Bundy Family!)
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To: null and void; TexasGator

Costco sells caskets, tho. Car=casket....may mean the same thing for some folks.

http://www9.buyerpricer.com/landing.aspx?slk=costco+caskets+coffins&iscid=2000004&nid=2&cid=3322151925&kwid=20461927437&dmt=b&bmt=bb&dist=s&uq=costco%20caskets&param1=&param2=&param3=&vx=0


33 posted on 05/18/2014 5:21:40 PM PDT by Daffynition (I stand with the Bundy Family!)
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To: Daffynition; TexasGator

Now, now, just because you can buy something somewhere doesn’t mean they sell that thing there...


34 posted on 05/18/2014 5:24:06 PM PDT by null and void (When was the last time you heard anyone say: "It's a free country"?)
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To: EscondidoSurfer

Thread from yesterday....... if anyone is interested in the 100+ comments

Where the World’s Unsold Cars Go To Die
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3157068/posts


35 posted on 05/18/2014 5:29:01 PM PDT by deport
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To: EscondidoSurfer

Go by most any port in the US and you’ll see lots full of unsold cars. Same
at the auto manufactures locations, auto auctions have acres of unsold cars.


36 posted on 05/18/2014 5:32:04 PM PDT by deport
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To: EscondidoSurfer
I suspect the premise of the article is largely correct; some of those photos are phony in my opinion.
37 posted on 05/18/2014 7:59:56 PM PDT by joelt
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To: null and void

“Now, now, just because you can buy something somewhere doesn’t mean they sell that thing there...”

You don’t buy cars at Costco ...


38 posted on 05/20/2014 10:15:36 AM PDT by TexasGator
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