quote: Prices are dictated by the market, so a company can't easily pass the costs on.
quote: Volvo? You bring up Volvo? The world's most popular car?
quote: I don't remember them having higher prices than Toyota/BMW/Ford.
quote: when there is a new regulation re: logistics (a la the clean truck fee) I have to modify my selling price
quote: Are you confusing Volvo with Volkswagen, or am I missing something here?
quote: They had to sell at the market value
quote: In this example, this cost applies to every manufacturer equally. That's an entirely different circumstance.