Originally Posted by SCOTT26
No. BMW reacts to the ever changing customer and progress within the industry.
It is the customer that drives the decisions in the auto industry and manufacturers have to react to the changes.
Whether in customers expectations or in diminishing features , manufacturers have no choice but to react to what happens.
Then, Welcome to the Chinese who have & will dictate the future direction of BMW (& Audi/MB/GM/Volvo, etc.)