BMW AG will launch its rejuvenated Mini brand back into the U.S. at next month's Detroit auto show with the debut of its new Mini Cooper. Sales will begin in March 2002 at 70 dealers located in major metropolitan cities across the U.S. including Detroit, Seattle, Boston, Portland, San Francisco, Columbus and Minneapolis. Mini franchises will be awarded to existing BMW dealers located in those predetermined cities. The automaker has received 150 applications from BMW dealers interested in ...
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