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All-new 7 Series is 50,000th locally produced car for BMW India


Price of 730 Ld starts from INR 1.11 crore.

BMW India has rolled out the 50,000th locally produced car at its Chennai plant. Dr. Jochen Stallkamp, Managing Director, BMW Plant Chennai says the company takes great pride in the rolling-out. Every locally manufactured BMW comes with the same international standards as with any BMW car globally.

Manufacturing involves highly skilled employees, advanced manufacturing processes along with state-of-the-art machinery and technology to achieve global standards. BMW India is proud of this achievement and looks forward to such milestones.

2016 Auto Expo - Sachin Tendulkar launches BMW 7 Series

New 7 Series was launched at 2016 Auto Expo by Sachin Tendulkar.

The 50,000th car locally-produced in India is an all-new BMW 7 Series. Launched at Auto Expo 2016, all-new BMW 7 Series features Gesture Control, BMW Display Key, BMW Touch Command System, Wireless Charging, Sky Lounge and Remote Control Parking.

BMW Chennai plant operations began on 29 March 2007. Over time, BMW Group has increased the number of its locally produced car models. At present, upto eight car models are locally produced on two assembly lines. They include 1 Series, 3 Series, 3 Series Gran Turismo, BMW 5 Series, 7 Series, X1, X3 and X5. In aligning with the ‘Make in India’ initiative, BMW has increased localisation level at the Chennai plant by upto 50 percent.

BMW Vision Next 100 concept

BMW Vision Next 100 concept

Till date, BMW Group has invested over 4.9 billion Indian Rupees (€ 69 million) in BMW India. BMW operates a manufacturing plant in Chennai, a parts warehouse in Mumbai, and a training centre in Gurgaon NCR while developing a dealer organisation across major cities. BMW India operates 38 sales outlets currently.

BMW Vision Next 100 concept – Photos


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