BMW, Aprilia in talks over motorcycle cooperation

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FRANKFURT, Feb 18 (Reuters) - German premium carmaker BMW's motorcycle division is in talks with Italy's loss-making Aprilia over a possible cooperation in production and development, BMW said on Friday. "The current discussions relate to conceivable efforts in development and production," BMW said in a statement. Aprilia built the first generation of BMW F650 motorbikes from 1993 to 1999, before BMW relocated production to its Berlin plant. "The models of the current one-cylinder ...

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