GENEVA – German auto makers are beginning to worry whether the political impasse between the U.S. and Germany on whether to initiate military action against Iraq will negatively impact sales of German-brand cars and trucks in the U.S. market. Executives from Germany’s leading luxury manufacturers – BMW AG, Mercedes-Benz AG and Audi AG – recently met with German government officials to urge them to build a bridge of peace with the U.S. quickly. German auto industry leaders ...

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