LOS ANGELES – BMW of North America LLC says it will not market the hatchback version of the upcoming 1-Series, which goes on sale in Europe later this year. The auto maker also says it will not offer the 1.8L 4-cyl. in its new entry-level product. BMW will introduce the 1-Series in the U.S. in 2005, nearly a year after its European debut. “Our plan is to sell a 1-Series here (in the U.S.), but we have not yet finalized which model we will bring,” Tom Purves, chairman and ...

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