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BMW is taking its push into self-driving vehicles to its factory floors

News | March 22nd, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW’s push into self-driving cars will not only target consumers, but also its own production processes. The Munich-based automaker is testing robotic trolleys inside their …

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BMW “Manufacturing 4.0” – Changes of the FWD and RWD production

Interesting | March 19th, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

Automotive News reports on BMW’s plans to reorganize its global production network into factories that build only rear-wheel drive cars and others that produce front-wheel …

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One-millionth BMW 3 Series Sedan produced at BMW South Africa’s Rosslyn Plant

News | February 26th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

The one-millionth vehicle, a BMW 3 Series Sedan, rolled off the assembly line at BMW’s South African manufacturing plant in Rosslyn, Pretoria, earlier today. The …

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BMW considering Mexico factories for 1 Series FWD and 3 Series vehicles

News | August 7th, 2012 by Horatiu Boeriu

According to Automotive News, BMW is close to making a decision on the opening of a second plant in North America, this time, in Mexico. …

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BMW Group announces £250m investment in its UK manufacturing operations

News | July 10th, 2012 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW Group has today announced a further £250m investment in its UK manufacturing operations by the end of 2015 at its plant in Oxford, steel …

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BMW to run its factories above capacity this year

News | October 13th, 2011 by Horatiu Boeriu

In an interview with Automotive News Europe, BMW production chief Frank-Peter Arndt says the plants will run at 110% capacity for 2011. Full capacity is defined …

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Due To Record Sales, BMW and Audi to Expand Factories This Year

News | January 21st, 2011 by Horatiu Boeriu

According to Bloomberg, BMW, Mercedes and Audi AG, the world’s three largest luxury-car makers, will expand factories this year to ease capacity constraints driven by …