The July 7, 2011 photo shows a BMW employee cleans the hood of a BMW in the BMW plant in Regensburg, southern Germany. Strong sales of its luxury cars in China helped Germany's BMW AG

 

              The July 7, 2011 photo shows a BMW employee cleans the hood of a BMW in the BMW plant in Regensburg, southern Germany.  Strong sales of its luxury cars in China helped Germany
The July 7, 2011 photo shows a BMW employee cleans the hood of a BMW in the BMW plant in Regensburg, southern Germany. Strong sales of its luxury cars in China helped Germany's BMW AG overcome weak markets in crisis-ridden Europe. BMW announced Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 net profit rose 16 percent in the third quarter to euro 1.29 billion (US$1.65 billion) on a 13.7 percent jump in sales to a record euro 18.82 billion. (AP Photo/dapd, Lennart Preiss)