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    BMW boss: Failure to reach Brexit deal ‘will no…

    Failure to reach a Brexit deal before the end of the year “will not kill us,” said BMW boss Oliver Zipse in comments to journalists on Sunday, insisting that his company is strong enough to withstand any curveballs thrown by politics.”We can get along with any administration,” he said.Although Brexit went into effect months ago, Britain remains in a transition period under which it adheres to EU trade regulations through the end of the year.However, if no new agreement is put in place before that deadline, trade between the EU and Britain would revert to guidelines set by the World Trade Organ…

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    BMW eyes Chinese market as virus-delayed auto s…

    Chinese buyers could be the key to keeping the automobile industry afloat this year, BMW’s China boss said at the start of the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition 2020 on Saturday.The coronavirus pandemic has put a damper on auto sales this year, as people worried about their job prospects put off big purchases. Social-distancing guidelines have also meant cancellation of many major trade events, such as auto shows.But China says it has gotten a grip on the virus. Allowing events like the auto show are a way of signalling that it’s safe to gather again and that business can go on as us…

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    BMW flexes its mid-size muscle in M-badged vers…

    BMW is showing just how sporty its mid-size cars can get with the release of new M-badged versions of the 3 Series and 4 Series, due to hit streets in March 2021, according to the German carmaker.With a yawning, oversized grille, noticeably more tapered sides and a spoiler at the back, the M version not only visually sets itself apart from its larger relatives, but also offers improved performance thanks to tweaks to the standard engine.While the M3 and M4 drive with a 3-litre, six-cylinder engine as before, BMW promises that the engine has been renewed from the base up, increasing the horsepo…