NEW YORK — When the BMW AG-made 2001 Mini goes on sale in Europe next year, it will be the first vehicle to use an all-new engine built by TriTec in Brazil, say BMW officials here. TriTec is a joint venture of BMW and DaimlerChrysler AG that will eventually produce two engines. The first of these is a 1.6L 16-valve DOHC 4-cyl. engine that will be used in the Mini. Later, TriTec will build a larger-displacement engine that will be used in next-generation DaimlerChrysler Neon models sold ...
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