LAKE COMO, Italy — Rolls-Royce cars of all ages dominate this year's Villa d'Este Concours D'elegance, providing BMW AG, which becomes the owner of Rolls-Royce from January 1, 2003, a perfect opportunity to meet its future customers. The BMW board is about to make a decision on the proposal for a totally new car designed in London by a small team of BMW and Rover Group Ltd. designers, based on the next-generation 7 series platform and due for launch in 2003. For a pragmatic-BMW, this is ...

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