bmw factory News Stories
BMW returns to original factory building from 1918by Tim Jones on February 26, 2014 at 10:50:00 AM
BMW has acquired a plot of land covering more than 140,000 square feet in Munich. Its close proximity to BMW Plant Munich, BMW's "four-cylinder" building, BMW Welt and the BMW Museum makes this an ideal new home for BMW Group Classic.
Among the buildings on the plot is a section of the original BMW factory built in 1918. The company will therefore regain ownership of part of the old aero engine production halls, we well as the entrance building from those early days.
Are you ready for BMWs built in Brazil?by Tim Jones on October 22, 2012 at 04:20:03 PM
The BMW Group plans to build a new plant in Brazil. “We welcome the new framework for investments in Brazil, based on the recently adopted “Inovar Auto” legislation. We have submitted an investment proposal for our planned new plant to the Brazilian Government,” said Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management, responsible for Sales and Marketing BMW, at a meeting with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in the capital, Brasilia, on Monday. Subject to final approval of the plans by the...
900M Expansion of BMW Spartanburg Plant for X4 Production Full Speed Aheadby Tim Jones on October 09, 2012 at 05:40:03 PM
The Spartanburg Herald Journal reports that BMW's 900 million dollar expansion of their Spartanburg factory is on track. The expansion of BMW's only US factory was announced in February and will give the factory the ability to produce up to 350,000 vehicles, including the new X4. Spartanburg-based BMW Manufacturing Co. said Thursday it is on track to deliver on the $900 million expansion the company...
Your Next BMW Could be built in the Netherlands?by Tim Jones on July 03, 2012 at 03:20:03 PM
BMW is in talks with Japanese auto manufacture Mitsubishi to build cars at their Dutch based factory. The factory is currently producing the Mitsubishi Colt and Outlander SUV but production is scheduled to end at the end of the year. BMW has been tight lipped on the details but with the growing number of cars in the pipe line BMW production capacity must be limited. It is also possible BMW could use the factory to build the growing line of MINI cars and SUVs. Would a BMW built in the...