BMW began its Chennai operations in 2007 and at current, manufactures 13 fashions on the facility right here.
A swanky BMW Particular person 740Li M Sport Version grew to become the 1,00,000th ‘Made-in-India’ unit to roll out from the corporate’s manufacturing facility in Chennai not too long ago. Operations on the BMW Group Plant Chennai began operations on 29 March 2007 and the corporate is celebrating the ability’s fifteenth anniversary this 12 months. Through the years, the BMW has turned to locally-manufacturing numerous its common fashions within the nation.
At current, BMW manufactures 13 fashions at its Chennai facility and the listing contains BMW 2 Collection Gran Coupe, 3 Collection, 3 Collection Gran Limousine, M340i, 5 Collection, 6 Collection Gran Turismo, 7 Collection, X1 to X7, amongst others. Moreover, the corporate particularly highlights that the plant runs on 100% inexperienced electrical energy.
House to round 650 staff, the BMW facility ensures well timed supply of merchandise whereas additionally making the posh autos extra inexpensive than if these needed to be imported. “This accomplishment (one lakh locally-made items) is a results of the group’s arduous work, effectivity and consistency which ensures that each BMW or MINI automotive regionally produced right here in Chennai is of the identical worldwide high quality requirements as some other BMW plant internationally,” says Thomas Dose, Managing Director, BMW Group Plant Chennai. “Extremely expert staff, superior manufacturing processes together with state-of-the-art expertise and a robust concentrate on sustainability supplied the mandatory components for this success. On the identical time, elevated localisation of as much as 50 per cent and a strong collaboration with native provider companions has created extra worth for everybody within the ecosystem.”
Luxurious automotive makers like BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi, amongst others, have more and more turned to native manufacturing to make their respective merchandise extra enticing from a value level to potential prospects.
First Revealed Date: 04 Mar 2022, 13:15 PM IST