Skip to comments.Automakers Wary Of Russia At Geneva Auto Show
Posted on 03/04/2014 5:57:19 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
GENEVA (AP) -- European automakers cast a wary eye toward Russia on the first day of the Geneva Auto Show on Tuesday, poised for a quick strategy rethink as the threat of sanctions hangs over the country because of its intervention in Ukraine.
Russia has been a key market for recession-battered European automakers that have looked to expand sales and find partners for lucrative joint ventures. But new uncertainty has been raised by growing tensions between Russia and the West over the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea.
"There is always going to be a surprise out there. Ukraine is an example. You have to be flexibile," the CEO of Ford Europe, Stephen Odell, told journalists on the Geneva Auto Show's opening press day....
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Obama knows about being flexible with Putin....
Especially with Reggie. :-)
I wonder if Geneva will be showing the Mustang. As a traditionalist, the 2015 is bland. I like it, but the styling is to European.
Did you know that the late, unlamented front-wheel drive Probe was supposed to be the Mustang?
Mr. Odell specifically said, “You have to be flexibile...”
Flexibile isn’t the same as flexible. Flexibile includes the bile.
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