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      11-02-2012, 09:59 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by Rickster311 View Post
For comparison sake Volkswagen group donated 500,000. People need to stop whining about BMW only donating "1 million". They probably have so many other local contributions that aren't publicized. Plus let's say 1 million is only 1% of their income... Avg BMW owner probably makes annual household income of 100k? How many people complaining donated $1000? Or 1% of your income? SMH!
Their 2011 Net Profit was 4.881 billion, which is roughly $6.260 billion. $1MM is about 0.016% of their income not 1%. That would be the equivalent of someone with $100K annual income (net after taxes) donating $16, not $1,000. How is that for a comparison?

Also, shame on VW too.