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      12-21-2007, 02:39 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by 1050Wien View Post
What sickens me is that the basis of the decision appears to have been made "after BMW's profitability lost ground to Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz Cars division." So they are still making plenty of money but MB is making more so this is BMW's counter?
They better not forget what has made them the company they are today. If the reduction in workforce translates to the final product, they will regret it.
I think you nailed it...BMW and the Quandts especially are obsessed with Mercedes which now seems to be back in the saddle w. increased profits, some attractive automobiles (the new C is sweet-) and improved quality.

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