German Manufacturing Orders Increase More Than Forecast

German Manufacturing Orders Increase More Than Forecast

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An employee fits a BMW cap to a alloy wheel hub on a Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) 3-series automobile, as it travels along the production line at the company's assembly plant in Regensburg, Germany. First-quarter profits at German carmakers Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, Volkswagen AG and Daimler AG all beat analyst estimates.