TITLE

BMW loses X5 fight in Texas

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Donna
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;7/23/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5940, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the decision of Motor Vehicle Board of the Department of Transportation concerning the separate franchise of X5 sport-utility of BMW of North America Inc. in Texas. Arguments between the board and BMW; Comments of Autoban Imports Inc. on the X5 agreement; Reaction of BMW on the decision of the board.
ACCESSION #
4948149

 

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