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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 10:40 AM
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Posted By sunny5280
Oh...I see your position now.

Oh...I see your position now.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 10:38 AM
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Posted By sunny5280
Really? That's not the impression I get when he...

Really? That's not the impression I get when he argues green is an ingrained philosophy of the company. Apparently they're green but only with respect to one thing: Remote starting. Otherwise they're...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 10:06 AM
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Posted By sunny5280
I don't recall ever disagreeing with this....

I don't recall ever disagreeing with this. Michael is arguing something not in contention.

As for BMW's green culture I suggest if they really wanted to be green they'd do away with all their high...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By sunny5280
Your argument appears to be BMW's business model...

Your argument appears to be BMW's business model is built on being green. That they're somehow more green than other automakers. As evidence of this you point to the lack of remote start capability....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By sunny5280
No, I am not missing the point. I fully...

No, I am not missing the point. I fully understand why BMW hasn't offered the option. However green is not what BMW's business was built on. You seem to feel BMW's business model can't include being...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By sunny5280
Oh? Because the two manufacturers built their...

Oh? Because the two manufacturers built their businesses on two different philosophies I don't understand one of them?

The reality is BMW did not build their business on being green. Whole Foods...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By sunny5280
Very good. And?

Very good. And?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 07:40 AM
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Posted By sunny5280
Of course they're getting greener. So is Ford....

Of course they're getting greener. So is Ford. Yet Ford offers vehicles with remote start. Going greener doesn't mean adding a "non-green" feature impacts their business model. Which is not the case...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By sunny5280
I do not believe this is an apt analogy....

I do not believe this is an apt analogy. Wholefoods business model is selling healthy foods. BMW's business model is building luxury and drivers vehicles. BMW's business model is not built around...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By sunny5280
I thought you were talking something serious. The...

I thought you were talking something serious. The 335 Activehybrid is a joke for a hybrid.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By sunny5280
They have? What are they?

They have? What are they?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By sunny5280
You can say it as much as you want. Doing so...

You can say it as much as you want. Doing so won't change the fact there are people who want to drive a BMW and want the option. BMW sells vehicles all over the world and makes modifications to their...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,497
Posted By sunny5280
Here's the green card you just said doesn't...

Here's the green card you just said doesn't exist. With that said...so are you by choosing to drive a BMW F3x over a Prius.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,497
Posted By sunny5280
It is if you're going to pull the green card....

It is if you're going to pull the green card. With that said I see nothing wasteful about warming up my vehicle.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,497
Posted By sunny5280
I think the battery disposal argument is...

I think the battery disposal argument is overdone. It's not like Toyota takes the battery and chucks it into a landfill. The Prius High Voltage (HV) battery is comprised of several (28 in the second...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By sunny5280
They're not nearly as fuel efficient as a Prius...

They're not nearly as fuel efficient as a Prius (or equivalent). As for wants a sporty type automobile that's what I said...priorities above the environment. Nothing wrong with that. I just find it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,497
Posted By sunny5280
There are plenty of alternatives to BMWs. The...

There are plenty of alternatives to BMWs. The reality is if people are concerned about the environment then a F3x is not the car they should be driving. The fact they're not driving a Prius or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,497
Posted By sunny5280
They may not ever offer it. That doesn't mean...

They may not ever offer it. That doesn't mean they shouldn't. My brothers Prius shuts down the gasoline engine all the time. It has remote start capability. If people are so concerned about the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,497
Posted By sunny5280
They may not be offering it based on philosophy...

They may not be offering it based on philosophy but that's not stopping people from doing it. Just making it more inconvenient.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,497
Posted By sunny5280
If you're that concerned with the environment you...

If you're that concerned with the environment you should be driving a Prius, not a BMW.



I don't believe anyone said it was the end of the world, just that it should be a feature BMW offers....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-15-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 141
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Posted By sunny5280
Ice on the windshield just begins to melt after...

Ice on the windshield just begins to melt after that period of time. Cabin temperature is just warming up.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-15-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 141
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Posted By sunny5280
It's running great with 131K miles on the clock.

It's running great with 131K miles on the clock.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-15-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By sunny5280
While it doesn't hurt to ask my recommendation is...

While it doesn't hurt to ask my recommendation is to speak directly with your insurance agent about it. If you have any concerns raise them to the agent. Or call another agent for a "second opinion"....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-15-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,497
Posted By sunny5280
I let my direct injected Subaru warm up for 15 -...

I let my direct injected Subaru warm up for 15 - 20 minutes. It doesn't have any idling for extended periods.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-15-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,497
Posted By sunny5280
Same here in the Denver metro area. However I...

Same here in the Denver metro area. However I believe it's illegal only on public streets. I can let it idle as long as I want in the driveway.
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