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Re: Volvo Awards Plug-In Hybrid Test Fleet Battery Contract to Ener1 ([email protected])

I can't wait. Hope they shield the EMF's.
 

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Re: Volvo Awards Plug-In Hybrid Test Fleet Battery Contract to Ener1 (Kaizai)

I imagine the wavelength would have a lot to do with developing a proper Faraday cage. Seems Ford is having concerns with RF with their Quickclear Heated Windscreens -- so having a plug-in hybrid could add to poor shielding with EMF's.
 

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I imagine the battery supplier with change to Magna (the company supplying volvo Ab (trucks and buses) for their hybrids) if Magna is successful in bidding for Volvo
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Shimon</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I imagine the battery supplier with change to Magna (the company supplying volvo Ab (trucks and buses) for their hybrids) if Magna is successful in bidding for Volvo</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I hope not. Frank Stronach has been involved in all sorts of spectacular financial shenanigans in Austria. Is Sberbank involved in this bid as well? That's also a scary notion.<BR><BR>
<i>Modified by Munin at 7:40 AM 8-2-2009</i>
 

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care to elaborate on why magna would be bad?<p>Other bidder is RSL, a belgian investment company<p>and then there's Geely and BAIC
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Shimon</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">care to elaborate on why magna would be bad?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Because Frank Stronach is a narcissistic megalomaniac who has a history of conning governments and investors (see, as one example, <A HREF="http://www.wtopnews.com/?nid=111&sid=1671104" TARGET="_blank">http://www.wtopnews.com/?nid=111&sid=1671104</A>). Read up on his history in Austria and his social engineering experiment "Canadaville". Perhaps you've noticed that GM is becoming increasingly nervous about the Magma bid for Opel? <A HREF="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/transport/general-motors/5872826/Vauxhalls-future-unclear-as-Russian-market-emerges-as-stumbling-block.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.telegraph.co.uk/fin....html</A>
 
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