Car or truck is not the issue; X5 is a BMW

June 2001
Automotive News;6/11/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5934, p12
Trade Publication
Focuses on the ruling that the BMW X5 is a truck and therefore entitled to a separate franchise agreement. Company's claim that the X5 is a truck that is meaningful only to federal regulators who must classify the vehicle for safety and economy purposes; Classification of the X5 as a sport wagon by 'Automotive News.'


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