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post #68 of (permalink) Old 07-27-2011, 07:26 AM
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Originally Posted by robains View Post
Pretty sure a recall will kill any future Lotus car development in the US and Europe...
Really? I don't think the total cost would be that high. The small sales figures work in their favor of course. With 4400 cars, even if 100% of the owners turn up for a recall, and even if Lotus buys ProRads at $500 and pays a dealer $1000 per install, that ends up being about $7m. That does not sound like much compared to the supposed $1B current investment levels being discussed.

I agree though they could have done a much better job handling this.
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