Haha this is so funny. Clearly you've (actually everyone in this thread) never seen the workings of an automotive plant other than a factory tour. Workforce is hugely important and nationality DOES make a difference despite what you guys want to believe...and it is for different reasons than you might think.
Originally Posted by dcharnet
Given the very high level of automation and modular componentry, it is hard to connect any of the items you mention to "inferior assembly." I would expect the same result in an X5 made in Germany.
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