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Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus #5335136 01/29/20 05:50 AM
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Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: Rat407] #5335149 01/29/20 06:17 AM
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I would think not much from a worldwide perspective. Demand in China has been dropping in most segments which Toyota plays in.


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Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: Rat407] #5335209 01/29/20 07:52 AM
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Maybe they will ship the ones made in China with a mask?


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Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: Rat407] #5335232 01/29/20 08:08 AM
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Toyota Corona ?


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Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: KGMtech] #5335239 01/29/20 08:18 AM
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Ya - Toyota made the Corona from 1957 to 2001 - here


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Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: Rat407] #5335300 01/29/20 09:22 AM
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I've heard The Knack are talking about regrouping and bringing back "My Corona"

Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: Rat407] #5335306 01/29/20 09:28 AM
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Its not just Toyota. Its hundreds/thousands of factories, closed down or severely limited capacity due to this virus. Expect shortages. Every day supplies like electronics, computers, TV's, iPhones, etc will definitely be in short supply for the time being.

If it goes global, and it probably will, expect a very large recession, perhaps like the 1929 stock market crash. Schools will close, businesses will close, no manufacturing, grocery stores closed, no fuel, no truck drivers delivering fuel/food/goods, people out of food, civil unrest. Basically, this can be the worst catastrophe the world has seen in a very long time.

We will know in a few weeks/months, how bad it is. Depending how bad it gets you might even see entire countries collapse and smaller war lords in control of certain areas, like what you see in Somalia.


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Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: bubbatime] #5335504 01/29/20 01:34 PM
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Originally Posted by bubbatime
Depending how bad it gets you might even see entire countries collapse and smaller war lords in control of certain areas, like what you see in Somalia.

Documentary here:
https://youtu.be/ZuPgXDWMB-Q


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Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: Rat407] #5335523 01/29/20 02:03 PM
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Not to hijack thread, but why doesn't this have a name? SARS, MERS, and the common cold are all corona viruses if I'm not mistaken. I'm sure the Chinese want to keep geography out of this new diseases title, but if they don't want blame they shouldn't eat bats. Unless there's lots of obfuscation, I doubt if this will be as deadly as the Spanish Flu, or any other annual influenza outbreak for that matter.


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Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: dhldmoore] #5335531 01/29/20 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by dhldmoore
Ya - Toyota made the Corona from 1957 to 2001 - here

Bought a third generation Corona in the mid-seventies. Used car lot. Owner said "lucky for you I'll give you an extra two hundred off because my father just died and I'm grieving. Get here with the money before ten Friday so I can go to the funeral." When I was paying him, I said that I knew he was in a hurry because the service was starting in a half hour. He said that he had to miss it, because someone else was coming in to pay for a car. Business ahead of family and all that.

Right out of the movie "Used Cars", but the Corona wasn't bad for something out of the mid-sixties. Think I traded in a Renault R16 on it. That's another story.


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Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: Rat407] #5335566 01/29/20 02:47 PM
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It is time to do maintenance of the factory anyway.


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Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: Rat407] #5335594 01/29/20 03:23 PM
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More hype than the Ebola scare a few years ago.


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Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: bubbatime] #5335602 01/29/20 03:27 PM
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Originally Posted by bubbatime
Its not just Toyota. Its hundreds/thousands of factories, closed down or severely limited capacity due to this virus. Expect shortages. Every day supplies like electronics, computers, TV's, iPhones, etc will definitely be in short supply for the time being.

If it goes global, and it probably will, expect a very large recession, perhaps like the 1929 stock market crash. Schools will close, businesses will close, no manufacturing, grocery stores closed, no fuel, no truck drivers delivering fuel/food/goods, people out of food, civil unrest. Basically, this can be the worst catastrophe the world has seen in a very long time.

We will know in a few weeks/months, how bad it is. Depending how bad it gets you might even see entire countries collapse and smaller war lords in control of certain areas, like what you see in Somalia.


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Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: bubbatime] #5335607 01/29/20 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by bubbatime
Its not just Toyota. Its hundreds/thousands of factories, closed down or severely limited capacity due to this virus. Expect shortages. Every day supplies like electronics, computers, TV's, iPhones, etc will definitely be in short supply for the time being.

If it goes global, and it probably will, expect a very large recession, perhaps like the 1929 stock market crash. Schools will close, businesses will close, no manufacturing, grocery stores closed, no fuel, no truck drivers delivering fuel/food/goods, people out of food, civil unrest. Basically, this can be the worst catastrophe the world has seen in a very long time.

We will know in a few weeks/months, how bad it is. Depending how bad it gets you might even see entire countries collapse and smaller war lords in control of certain areas, like what you see in Somalia.



Thanks for the laugh, panic much!?


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Re: Toyota haults production due to Coronavirus [Re: Uphill_Both_Ways] #5335613 01/29/20 03:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Uphill_Both_Ways
Originally Posted by bubbatime
Depending how bad it gets you might even see entire countries collapse and smaller war lords in control of certain areas, like what you see in Somalia.

Documentary here:
https://youtu.be/ZuPgXDWMB-Q


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