Originally Posted by tomwac
then explain me what the eu vs usa smoking habbits contribute to this thread and (not) having a shades tray in particular...if you don't smoke, just delete the ashtray, no biggie...
As usual without us you would be eating Big Macs in a 'meat only' configuration...
Well it so happens that you cannot order the smoker-delete package in the US when ordering the car. Most US customers don't even know it's possible to do it afterwards. And that is precisely what the other poster meant - since so few people now smoke in the US (compared to 20 years ago or even today's Europe) - then BMW should offer the option for the smoker-delete. Which gives him the shades tray that he wants.
And without your horribly delicious invention we would have longer lives no doubt.