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you must know you are difficult to please. I mean, two new potentially high volume Lincoln's in 2019 is pretty good, and yet you want more and faster. Did you forget their 10 year rebuild plan? Granted, it may have changed under new leadership, but time is still needed.
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There's no point in explaining again that the show season hasn't happened yet.
yeah but as you have said, they can show the cars in other events, they don't have to follow that show season timeline.

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And hey, if they don't show what they're expected to show, then I'll be right there and complain with you.
I am going to take your word, I will be waiting for you to join the "dark side"

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I've complained about their debuts ever since the 2017 NAIAS show which showed zilch, zero, nada, and badly mishandled the few debuts they did have.
Yeah, I remember that! that was pathetic.
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Jose, you must know you are difficult to please.
yeah, kinda....but the problem is that the clients that Lincoln is after seem to be more difficult to please than I am.

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I mean, two new potentially high volume Lincoln's in 2019 is pretty good
yes, it is good.....good for Lincoln.....but I don't know if it is enough for today's "luxury" market.

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and yet you want more and faster.
yes, if Mercedes show 4 new vehicles in a month, shouldn't Lincoln be faster? Yes I know they have fewer models, but maybe that is a problem too, only 2 cars and 4 SUV/CUVs is not helping them in terms of sales.
I tell you this because I studied business management (focused on product development and innovation).....nowadays is very important to be fast (aside from other things)
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yeah but as you have said, they can show the cars in other events, they don't have to follow that show season timeline.


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Yeah, I remember that! that was pathetic.
The first one will debut in 3 weeks. I won't be surprised if we see Escape at LA too.

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The first one will debut in 3 weeks. I won't be surprised if we see Escape at LA too.
Yeah probably, or Explorer. I read that Lincoln is releasing photos of the special edition Conti mid-December!
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Yeah probably, or Explorer. I read that Lincoln is releasing photos of the special edition Conti mid-December!
No chance they show Explorer at LA. They want Aviator to have the main attention. Explorer will probably be at NAIAS.
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No chance they show Explorer at LA. They want Aviator to have the main attention. Explorer will probably be at NAIAS.
Yeah, that would make sense....but it is Ford we are talking about, they don't allow Lincoln to steal the show (that much)
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High volume Ford products typically get shown at Detroit show. Been that way for years. Has nothing to do with Ford keeping Lincoln out of the spotlight. That is ridiculous.
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High volume Ford products typically get shown at Detroit show. Been that way for years. Has nothing to do with Ford keeping Lincoln out of the spotlight. That is ridiculous.
I didn't say it has something to do (the auto show) as you have said, they have been doing that for years (NAIAs for Ford and NYIAS for Lincoln). I was referring to other stuff but nevermind
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