Bowling Green, Ky., has the National Corvette Museum. Milwaukee has the Harley-Davidson Museum.

And now, Toledo, Ohio, aims to have a museum dedicated to Jeep, a brand that's been closely tied to that city for nearly 80 years.

A nonprofit group in Toledo says it plans to open The Jeep Experience, which would have interactive exhibits, an off-road driving trail and potentially a Jeep-themed restaurant, in 2022. It hopes to attract about 250,000 visitors a year and has discussed a financial commitment from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, though nothing final has been announced, The Blade in Toledo reported.

"They've been incredibly involved with all the planning," Randy Oostra, CEO of ProMedica, a company that's been involved with the project, said of FCA. "They want to be involved with future decisions and the board."

Jeeps have been rolling out of Toledo since the 1940s, when Willys-Overland made about 368,000 of them for the U.S. Army during World War II. Production of a civilian model began in 1946. Toledo now hosts an annual Jeep Fest, and FCA still makes Jeeps there, with the Wrangler and Gladiator.

"The history of Jeep is so embedded in our community," Robin Whitney, another ProMedica executive, told The Blade. "We think nationally there will be quite a pull for people to come to the area for this."

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HAMBURG -- BMW management and labor have reached an agreement on measures to reduce costs that avoids "drastic measures," the automaker said on Wednesday.

The agreement involves reducing bonuses for workers based on company profits, as well changes to Christmas and other bonuses for some workers. The measures are effective starting 2020.

BMW had been in talks with labor representatives and its top suppliers as it seeks to achieve cost savings of more than 12 billion euros ($13.2 billion) by 2022.

"We have achieved a solution based on solidarity. This allows us to avoid drastic measures that others are currently taking to reduce their costs," CEO Oliver Zipse said.

German automakers are intensifying their efforts to reduce costs to fund investments for electric cars and autonomous vehicle technologies.

Audi said on Tuesday that it plans to cut about 15 percent of its German workforce to protect its profitability.

Daimler as well as suppliers Continental and Osram have also recently announced staff and cost cuts

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