SPARTANBURG, SC – Placing bets that the luxury-vehicle market is rebounding, BMW AG dedicates a $750 million expansion of its plant here that boosts capacity from 160,000 units to 240,000 and reinforces the German auto maker’s commitment to eco-friendly manufacturing. Workers began assembling the all-new second-generation X3 cross/utility vehicle Sept. 1, as production of the first-generation X3 ended in Graz, Austria, at the Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik AG & Co. KG contract-assembly ...
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