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BMW will idle South Carolina plant for two weeks starting April 3

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(Reuters) - BMW AG <BMWG.DE> said on Friday it will temporarily close its South Carolina plant for two weeks starting April 3.

The German automaker said the "dynamic development of the corona pandemic is having a major impact on the global demand for cars. We are therefore taking a flexible approach and adjusting our production volumes accordingly."


(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Chris Reese)