MUNICH — BMW AG has given the green light to the creation of an all-new 2-series, positioned between the new Mini and the 3-series Compact. The new model aims to return BMW to its roots, and is going to be a sharply focused sporting, high-tech small car. In other words, a contemporary version of the classic 2002, the 1960s model that made BMW's reputation as the builder of class leading driver's cars. The decision-makers at BMW must now determine if the new car is to be driven by the front ...

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