BMW 'absolutely committed' to a new Mexican plant
BMW has told the BBC that it is "absolutely" committed to a new plant in Mexico despite Donald Trump's hostility to imported cars.
The president-elect has threatened to impose a "border" tax on firms that make cars in Mexico for the US market.
BMW is spending $1bn on a plant in Mexico, while other firms are investing in the US or moving production back.
On Sunday Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced a $1bn (£816m) plan to produce three Jeep models in the US.
FCA will also move the production of a Ram pickup truck from Mexico to the US.
Last week Mr Trump criticised General Motors for building cars in Mexico for the US market.
"General Motors is sending Mexican-made model of Chevy Cruze to US car dealers tax-free across border. Make in USA or pay big border tax!" he tweeted.
He also threatened Toyota with a border tax if it went a head with a plant in Mexico.