All-new 7 Series is 50,000th car from BMW's Chennai plant
BMW's plant in Chennai has just rolled out its 50,000th made in India car, an all-new 7 Series.
Dr. Jochen Stallkamp, Managing Director, BMW plant Chennai said, "It is with great pride that we are rolling-out the 50,000th car locally produced at BMW Plant Chennai.
Upto eight car models are locally produced on two assembly lines at BMW Plant Chennai. Presently, the BMW 1 Series, the BMW 3 Series, the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo, the BMW 5 Series, the BMW 7 Series, the BMW X1, the BMW X3 and the BMW X5 are locally produced at the Chennai plant and is of the same international standards, Stallkamp said.
BMW Plant Chennai started operations on March 29, 2007. Since then, the BMW Group has continuously increased the number of its locally produced car models, the carmaker said.
BMW has increased the level of localisation at BMW Plant Chennai to up to 50%.
Headquartered in Gurgaon, Haryana, BMW India is a 100% subsidiary of the BMW Group.
Till date, the BMW Group has invested over Rs.4.9 billion (69 million Euros) in BMW India.
Currently, BMW India has 38 sales outlets in the Indian market.
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