Originally Posted by cmk227
Why so much hate to the Americans. BMW sells vehicles for a profit. If his two largest market are Europe and America followed by Asia and the rest, don't you think you they should produce vehicle that will sell in mass quantity.
It has nothing to do with hating Americans, but it has probably everything to do with your country and the state of California in particular which probably buys more hybrid vehicles that anywhere. Who else in their right mind apart for sport/music/movie celebs will pay to excessive prices for modest performance unless it give them the hot fuzzy feeling of credibility like they care about the environment.