BMW won't join German carmakers' U.S. diesel push

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FRANKFURT, Nov 22 (Reuters) - BMW will not join forces with German carmakers Mercedes-Benz , Volkswagen and Audi to market clean diesels in the United States under the BLUETEC name. While Volkswagen and Mercedes already sell diesels in the U.S. market, BMW has no plans to do so any time soon and declines to use the BLUETEC name, currently being used to help sell Mercedes-Benz E 320s that run on ultra low sulphur diesel in the U.S. The world's biggest premium carmaker, a fierce rival of ...

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