[DML] Re: Best comment on the Delorean Yet -- PRICE
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[DML] Re: Best comment on the Delorean Yet -- PRICE

Yeah - but if your costs go too high, the price will go up faster 
than demand will support it, demand will drop off, and you'll stop 
making them. It's still economics. 

Sell 'em while you can!


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "James Espey" <james@xxxx> wrote:
> Actually, it is more cost-driven than demand-driven, though the
> current demand means we have been back-ordered at least one car all
> year, and at one time as many as four.
> The cost of suitable donor cars has been rising, and they are 
> more work to make into remanufactured cars, as well. It's about 480
> man-hours per car at this time.
> [snip]> 
> James Espey
> DMC (Texas)
> http://www.delorean.com
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Swingle" <swingle@xxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Econonomics - Supply and demand. This sort of thing is demand-
> > not cost driven (to a point). They can only do so many a year, as 
> > long as they have a backlog they can raise the price. If they 
> > selling (or someone else floods the market with "re-manufactured" 
> > cars for less money), the price will stabilize or go down. If 
> > price goes below cost, they stop building them. 
> (SNIP)
> > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Christopher Sztybel" 
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > That seems like a large jump twice a year. Any reason that you 
> > of?
> > > Labor costs going up or the scarcity of parts? I'd like to know 
> > why, just
> > > because a refurb is something I've pondered.
> (SNIP)

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