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    Report: Ford wins new trial in $31M Bronco II rollover case
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    In 2001, Jesse Branhalm III was a 12-year-old in the back seat of a 1987 Ford Bronco II. When the Bronco's driver turned around to either look at or argue with the kids in the back seat, she nearly ran off the road. After making a quick steering correction, the Ford flipped, leaving the unbuckled ...

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    You Better Believe It: Christian license plate reportedly banned by U.S. District Court
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    The proposed South Carolina plate would have looked something like Florida's (pictured above)
    Last year, the South Carolina state legislature approved a bill to establish a Christian-themed license plate depicting a cross in front of a stained-glass window and bearing the words "I Believe". The ...

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    BMW plant in Spartanburg, SC produces 1.5 millionth vehicle
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    BMW invaded the South in 1993, and it's first U.S.-made product was popped out in September a year later. Fifteen years after that there have been five factory expansions, 5,000 jobs created, a methane gas pipeline installed, a center for automotive research created, a golf tournament started, ...

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    BMW's South Carolina plant to boost output, needs more workers
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    Despite slashing some 8,000 jobs worldwide, BMW plans to hire more workers to man its Spartanburg, S.C. production center, while simultaneously upping the night shift from eight hours to ten. The South Carolina plant currently produces the X5 and Z4, but with production of the X6 CUV beginning a ...

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    First BMW Z4 and M Coupes roll off the line in Spartanburg
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    Fans of BMW's new Z4 Coupe are in luck -- the first Z4 and M Coupes rolled off the line at BMW's plant in Spartanburg, S.C. Tuesday, just in time for summer sales drives. Both vehicles get their power from BMW's sonorous 3.2L inline six, though the M model provides a bonus 115 ...

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    BMW retools Spartanburg, South Carolina plant to produce two models on single line
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    In what can only be seen as a remarkable development in flexible automobile manufacturing, BMW has restructured its Spartanburg, South Carolina from a two-line setup to a single line assembly system. With this development, BMW will be able to produce two radically different models on the same ...

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    BMW to Spartanburg, South Carolina: Thanks a million
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    BMW's Spartanburg, South Carolina plant has reached a milestone: one million vehicles. Twelve years after the plant opened in July of 1994, the landmark car, a Z4 M Roadster (Interlagos Blue with Champagne interior, thank-you-very-much) rolled off the line on Tuesday. The historic Z4 will ...

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