GM in trouble if it blinks, misses BMW

Johnson, Richard
March 2000
Automotive News;3/27/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5867, p52
Trade Publication
Reports on General Motors Corp.'s (GM) struggle to remain competitive in the global luxury automobile market. Acquisition of Bayerische Motoren Werke AG's (BMW) Land Rover brand by GM; Possibility that GM may challenge Ford Motor Co.'s memorandum of understanding with BMW by making a counteroffer; Worldwide luxury car sales of GM, DaimlerChrysler AG and Ford in 1999.


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