Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW AG plans), the number of vehicles increase is about 43 percent in the United States to over 200,000 by the year 2010, "said Chief Executive Norbert Reithofer said Thursday.
An analyst conference at the headquarters of BMW cars in Munich, Reithofer said the aim was to society exposure is to reduce the weak dollar, a key measure because the U.S. market than the BMW. "We also need to buy more goods (in North America), our improve natural hedge, "said Reithofer.
The capacity of the automobile manufacturing plant in the U.S. only in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is Approximately 140,000 vehicles per year. As part of its efforts to increase vehicle production in the United States, it is with a new model to its line - the new BMW X6. The vehicle will be produced in Spartanburg from 2008.
The BMW X6 is a full-size luxury crossover SUV will be published as a model for 2009. The vehicle is worked on for years is on the platform of the BMW X5. The X6, which is folded like an SAV Coupe, now it is elegant and sporty than its X5 sibling. It will serve the same function as the car manufacturer's lineup Series 6 - a version of the luxury coupe sets of large-volume 5th
While wrapped in a hard body parts, it is clear that the BMW X6, a lower Position and will have a sloped roof. The new crossover SUV is expected to appear the third row of seats in the X5. This can be achieved that a strict four-person configuration. The rest of the dimensions of the vehicle and powertrain options, such as the BMW X5 brother look exactly. title = "Mats Highland> Highland Mats could dirt, dirt, Oil, water and dirt to keep out of the vehicle. However, no can do so with great caution to keep from prying eyes big addition to the BMW.
BMW said, It expects pre-tax profit this year to exceed 4.12 million euros (5.43 billion U.S. dollars) was sent in 2006 on expectations of increased sales of automobiles.
In addition, the company reported a profit of 28 per cent in net profit to 2.87 million euros (3.79 billion U.S. dollars (2.87 million). The increase is an increase in a time of selling a stake in the British aero engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce PLC. BMW shares rose 1.4 percent to € 41.09 ($ 54.17) in Frankfurt Main trading.
The euro has been running strong and firm against the dollar. It is more than 14 percent in recent months. Last Thursday, the 13-nation euro bought $ 1.3205 in morning European trading, and went from $ 1.3227 in New York late on Wednesday evening.