BMW says not planning to launch X5 pick-up


FRANKFURT, March 22 (Reuters) - German luxury carmaker BMW AG denied on Monday a weekend newspaper report that said it was planning a pick-up version of its successful X5 sports utility vehicle. "There are no such plans," a spokeswoman said, calling the report in Sunday's Bild am Sonntag as "pure speculation." The newspaper said that BMW management was considering building a pick-up version of the SUV on a lengthened X5 platform at its Spartanburg plant in South Carolina. BMW's ...

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