BMW considers capacity hike, engine plant in China


SHENYANG, China, May 26 (Reuters) - German auto maker BMW AG plans to ramp up production of luxury cars at its factory in northeastern China to 100,000 units by 2010, a senior Chinese government official said on Wednesday. But BMW, whose plant with Chinese partner Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd can only churn out 30,000 cars now, played down the bullish target and said nothing had been decided yet. Liaoning provincial governor Zhang Wenyue said BMW Chairman Helmut Panke had ...

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