Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2002 02:44:31 +0000 (UTC)
From: amesnopsamrak.demon.co.uk (Andrew Stephenson)
Subject: Re: A quiet minute please.


In article <H74Av1.FMFnopsamove.se> hohnopsamlid.invalid "Goran Larsson" writes: > In article <1039881117snznopsamrak.demon.co.uk>, > Andrew Stephenson <amesnopsamrak.demon.co.uk> wrote: > > > Sorry, haven't followed your URL (as it's awkward); but the BBC > > have been saying "300 cars". FWIW. > > The article says: > 77 tractors, cranes and carts. > 2862 cars from Saab, Volvo and BMW. > Volvo says they think about half the cars are theirs. > Saab says they have 500 new 9-3 on the ship. Later (today) BBC radio changed it to "3000 luxury cars including BMWs, Saabs and Volvos". Seems nobody can agree on the numbers. > > Besides, it's probably just part of Saab's environmental testing. > > Must be expensive for Saab to buy 2362 Volvos and BMW's and load them, > together with 500 9-3, on an incredible ugly ship, and sink it, just > to do some environmental testing. No doubt. But that environment has to be tested, now and then. Or could it be an insurance scam? This is the only way they can dump that ugly old ship at a profit. (Like that joke about the boy on a bicycle, the border guard and the sacks of socks.) -- Andrew Stephenson

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