--BMW plans to increase efficiencies in production by 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion) by the end of 2022, production chief Milan Nedeljkovic says in an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

--The German car maker will improve processes through digitization and eliminate about half of the drive variants and niche models like the 3 Series Gran Turismo, according to FAZ.

--BMW is not concerned about the coronavirus epidemic, saying the company's three Chinese plants are back at work and annual production planning in China has not been affected, FAZ reports.

 

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