BMW Group Plant in Chennai has completed 15 years of operations in the country. The first car was rolled out in 2007 from the facility, which was a BMW 3 Series. Following all necessary safety guidelines, the plant celebrated this significant landmark at a memorable event with all associates. Currently, 13 models are locally produced at BMW Chennai manufacturing unit which include BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe, BMW 3 Series, BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine, BMW M340i, BMW 5 Series, BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo, BMW 7 Series, BMW X1, BMW X3, BMW X4, BMW X5, BMW X7 and Mini Countryman.
BMW Group Plant Chennai started operations on 29 March 2007. Recently, the plant rolled-out the 100,000th locally produced car from its assembly lines. Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “Big congratulations to the team at BMW Group Plant Chennai on this joyous event. The plant plays the most instrumental role in fulfilling demand for the latest, most aspirational BMW and MINI products. The unparalleled quality of our ‘Made in India’ cars, immaculate efficiency and fast turn-around time are key strengths of the plant that have contributed towards building a fine product offensive strategy and sales success. We are also proud of the pioneering role that BMW Group Plant Chennai has assumed in sustainable manufacturing practices in the auto industry.”