BMW-Mercedes Hatchbacks Head for India After China Flop

BMW-Mercedes Hatchbacks Head for India After China Flop

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An employees works on the body shell of a BMW AG 1-series automobile. BMW’s diesel 1 series 120d hatchback uses 4.8 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers, while the 3 series 320d consumes 5.8 liters. For cost-conscious consumers in the newly emerging middle classes, such savings may matter.