Associated Press
FILE - In this June 30, 2011 file photo car badges of German car producer BMW AG are pictured at the BMW plant in Dingolfing, southern Germany. The German luxury automaker says Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, earnings fell 28 percent in the second quarter due to higher costs for investments in new technology and personnel. Despite the fall in profit against the same quarter last year, which enjoyed an exceptional gain, the company recorded record sales. It also held on to its outlook and maintained its high profit margins on automobile sales. (AP Photo/dapd, Lennart Preiss)

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