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Old 02-15-2012, 11:01 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by sonnybobiche View Post
Apparently nobody here has ever taken an economics class. Fines like these eventually just get passed on to the consumer in the form of higher prices/reduced quality. BMW already did their part by paying for these problems to be fixed, but the American government wants to squeeze a bit more out of them. And you cheer it on...
But there's also an upper limit to how much they can increase the costs. If they go up too much, they'll lose customers to the competition.
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