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Inside BMW's Secret "Plant Zero"

by Tim Jones on November 12, 2015 at 05:28:00 PM
Inside BMW's Secret "Plant Zero"

Deep inside BMW's Research and Innovation Center, protected from prying eyes, Plant Zero builds the very first versions of each new BMW Group model... by hand.

New BMW Plant in Mexico to Be Announced on Thursday

by Mark Jurista on July 01, 2014 at 10:04:00 AM
New BMW Plant in Mexico to Be Announced on Thursday

According to a report from Reuters, BMW is set to make an official announcement about adding a factory in Mexico. The investment is significant for North America and follows in the footsteps of Daimler AG and Renault Nissan who also announced an investment of 1 billion euros to add a plant of their own in Mexico.

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...

BMW UK Engine Plant Builds 3 Millionth Engine

by Tim Jones on June 14, 2012 at 02:58:50 PM

The milestone power unit – a 1.6 four-cylinder petrol engine – will be dispatched to the MINI plant at Oxford, destined for a car to be built for the emerging Indian market. MINI made its debut in the premium small car segment in India earlier this year marking MINIs 100th export market where three exclusive outlets are being established. “This is a fantastic milestone for Plant Hams Hall,” said plant...

BMW Landshut Plant Wins Best Factory 2012 Award

by Tim Jones on May 07, 2012 at 04:40:01 PM

Germany's best factory is producing for the BMW Group in Landshut. This is the conclusion reached by the expert jury for the "Industrial Excellence Award / Best Factory 2012", which voted the Exterior Plastics Production Department of the BMW Landshut plant the national winner for 2012. The European award honours outstanding production management which guarantees a permanent competitive advantage for the...

BMW Expands Leipzig plant to produce Megacity zero-emission electric cars

by Tim Jones on November 15, 2010 at 12:40:01 PM
BMW Expands Leipzig plant to produce Megacity zero-emission electric cars

The mobility of the future is under construction in Leipzig. The BMW Group is expanding its plant in Leipzig to make it the first location in Germany equipped to handle the large-scale production of zero-emission electric cars. In the period up to 2013, around €400 million will be invested at the plant in new buildings and machinery for the production of the Megacity Vehicle (MCV). Some 800 jobs will be created in the process. The plant expansion was launched on Friday by German Chancellor Dr...

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