John Cody Forbes cody at 5000tq.com
Wed Dec 3 11:08:37 PST 2008

Well as I said it's what the Audi North America marketing guys *percieve* to 
be the truth. It doesn't matter what the real truth is, only what they think 
it is.

-Cody Forbes

Danton J.A. Cardoso wrote:
> Maybe so, but look at BMW and Mercedes. BMW is known for performance
> and luxury, and some are oil burners.  Mercedes has their "workhorses"
> diesel powered-240 and 300D.  However, what about the 400 SEL and
> 300SEL?
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 11:48 AM, John Cody Forbes <cody at 5000tq.com>
> wrote:
>> My take is that the suit wearing white colar coporate types that Audi
>> *WANTS* to buy the cars have (and/or Audi's marketing fools believe
>> they have) the belief that diesel is a nasty dirty oily mess that
>> will cause you to smell horrible for 12 hours after installing it in
>> your vehicle and that diesel cars are noisy and have trails of nasty
>> smelly black smoke following them arround. Until the marketing
>> department thinks that the buyers think otherwise we won't see the
>> killer TDI's that Europe has.
>> -Cody Forbes 

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