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BMW may build the new 3-Series in the U.S.


German automaker BMW might consider building a second plant in North America to manufacture its quick-selling 3 Series. “We will decide this in the next months,” Harald Krueger, BMW’s production chief, said in an interview in an internal publication for staff obtained by Bloomberg News. “On the North American continent, there’s still potential.” People familiar with the matter said that BMW has narrowed ...
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