DETROIT – BMW AG says the $300 million expansion of its Spartanburg, SC, assembly facility is running ahead of schedule and expects construction to end early in the second half of 2002 as opposed to later in the half. The expansion is being made for the arrival of the next-generation Z3 roadster and coupe, which is expected to go into production within the same timeframe. Carl Flesher, vice president of BMW Mfg. Corp., tells Ward’s BMW’s Spartanburg facility, is expected to produce up to ...

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