Car companies stand to make billions by charging you monthly fees for add-on features like heated se

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I think people are misunderstanding this a bit. Seems like they’re gonna make all cars have the same internal computer parts and if you opt for luxury options they’ll get activated but you have to pay a monthly fee.

It still sucks but the manufacturers can justify it if they charge a lower sticker price upfront.

Very naive of you to think they'll pass any of the savings or profits onto the buyer
 

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I hate that every fukking thing is becoming a subscription.

I’m looking to buy in a couple of years…if there is any subscription shyt I’m walking out and looking at a different make and dealership.
 

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I guess this is why the price of used cars is going up? Ill keep my current car maintained until the wheels fall off. This is why i always hated the streaming model versus downloading music or buying cds.
 

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If I had a time machine, I wonder how many people I would have to remove to end up with a society where people are not greedy beyond reason.

A lot of people

But go back to the late 70s and start clapping people like Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell, Jimmy Iovine, and others.
 

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This started with Microsoft and their BS Office becoming a subscription service :pacspit:

watch insurance give premiums give bigger discounts for owning a newer model
I blame xbox for live. They were the first to do that monthly subscription shyt, hell i think they were even the first with dlc in games. I blame Adobe too
 

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You could've just pulled the fuse, and/or re-wired it to a toggle switch:yeshrug:

My truck was a 96 and I put in a heated seat element from a junkyard wrecked Volvo back in 2006 when that was new technology. Wired it to a switch and tapped into the cigarette lighter fuse for power
Niceee
 

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Gonna be some good pay for hackers. Though I'm sure the warranty will be voided once the car is jailbroken. Should be fun o see how this all plays out
 

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This only possible because too many people value creature comforts over performance and reliability. You can probably install a heated seating pad the runs off your car lighter for the price of a single subscription payment. After market radios and speakers have always been better but less expensive than upgrading to higher car models. They just squeezing ya'll
 

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This only possible because too many people value creature comforts over performance and reliability. You can probably install a heated seating pad the runs off your car lighter for the price of a single subscription payment. After market radios and speakers have always been better but less expensive than upgrading to higher car models. They just squeezing ya'll

Most cars dont even have a car lighter anymore breh...:mjlol:
 
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