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<A HREF="http://just-auto.com/news_detail.asp?art=38223&dm=yes" TARGET=_blank>http://just-auto.com/news_detail.asp?art=38223&dm=yes</A> <P>If you read the whole thing, Ford is in complete denial that this is a possibility, however, it is making headlines.<P>So if Volvo were to be sold, who would buy it? Volkswagen AG isn't in a position, though GM might be. I don't think Toyota, BMW or Honda have any interest in expansion of that nature, but there's always Renault/Nissan.
 

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I think that they are just basing that "hint" on the fact that Ford Jr. said that selling Aston Martin was not totally out of the question. Toyota and Renault/Nissan are the only people IMHO who have the power right now to buy the company. I don't think GM would want another Swedish make and Fiat S.p.A. isn't doing very well at the moment, VAG has too much on its hands at the moment. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>-Drew
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by InDy:<BR><B>I think that they are just basing that "hint" on the fact that Ford Jr. said that selling Aston Martin was not totally out of the question. Toyota and Renault/Nissan are the only people IMHO who have the power right now to buy the company. I don't think GM would want another Swedish make and Fiat S.p.A. isn't doing very well at the moment, VAG has too much on its hands at the moment. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>-Drew</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><BR>Rumors are abound about Renault/Nissan...I, personally would be neutral to this because of Nissan's coming out of the grave but I would much prefer seeing a Toyota/Volvo combo. All the right ingredients would be there: Reliability, safety, innovation, great marketing.<P>Yannis<BR><P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by GrecianVolvo:<BR><B> <BR>I would much prefer seeing a Toyota/Volvo combo...<P>Yannis<P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I agree, 100%...<P>-Drew
 

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I don't know. I think you guys would be surprised. GM may own Saab, but they don't sell a heck of a lot of cars. Further, they are strong right now, meaning they might be cocky enough to try it.<P>I don't get why Ford would sell Aston though. It's their high end car, and they're all Ford developed right now.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by GrecianVolvo:<BR><B> <BR>Rumors are abound about Renault/Nissan...I, personally would be neutral to this because of Nissan's coming out of the grave but I would much prefer seeing a Toyota/Volvo combo. </B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Hmm hmm...C70 with RWD and Supra engine. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><BR>Ewwwww....C70 with Supra spoiler~!!! :C==
 
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