TITLE

BMW misunderstood Rover's deep problems

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Richard
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;3/20/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5866, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports implications of the Land Rover company acquisition on the automobile business of BMW Manufacturing Corp. Demand for quality standard of the Rover 75 series; Effect of the British pound exchange rate on the export marketing strategy of BMW; Product planning and executive retainment capacity of BMW.
ACCESSION #
2934916

 

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