BMW seeks 50% gain in U.S. market

Henry, Jim
April 2001
Automotive News;4/23/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5926, p18
Trade Publication
Focuses on Bayerische Motoren Werke AG's bid to increase its share of the automobile market in the United States. Optimism by chief financial officer Helmut Panke; Popularity of X5 sport wagons.


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