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China: BMW CEO forecasts lower margins with higher sales


The chief of the German company’s China business foresees earnings from profit margins could take a hit because the luxury automaker is increasingly localizing production in the world’s largest auto market. While margins would continue to dip from the move to increase local production output, the leader of the China unit, Karsten Engel, thinks that increased localization would allow BMW to ...
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