DETROIT – BMW AG expects North American sales volumes to surpass its largest market, Germany, by 2006. The company expects the sales gains to be made on the back of its upcoming X3 SUV, Mini small car and 1-Series. “If you push the clock forward, say three to five years, I think the potential is clearly there,” Carl Flesher, vice president of BMW Mfg. Corp. tells Ward’s. BMW expects to sell nearly 250,000 units in Germany this year, while sales in North America are expected to top just ...

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