The BMW Group plant in Chennai started operations on March 29, 2007.
The BMW factory in Chennai has produced its 1,00,000th car. A BMW Individual 740Li M Sport Edition marked the production milestone.
The BMW Group plant in Chennai started operations on March 29, 2007 and is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. The factory employs over 650 workers.
BMW currently builds 13 models locally. These include the 2 Series Gran Coupe, 3 Series, 3 Series Gran Limousine, M340i, 5 Series, 6 Series Gran Turismo, 7 Series, along with SUVs like the X1, X3, X4, X5, X7 and also the Mini Countryman.
According to Thomas Dose, Managing Director, BMW Group Plant Chennai, the company has increased localization to up to 50% by collaborating with local suppliers. The plant has adopted sustainable manufacturing processes and runs on 100% green electricity.