Bmw continues to grow: x6 and new x3 are built in usa

Bmw continues to grow: x6 and new x3 are built in usa

Munchen, 16. May 2007 – during automakers such as ford and general motors in the face of sinking sales figures in the united states, bmw as well as worldwide relies on growth. Thus, the bavarian car maker plans to massively expand production in his plant spartanburg in the us state of south carolina. Currently leaving 140.000 vehicles of the series x5 and z4 the bander der fabrik. In the medium term, the number should be significantly higher than 200.000 vehicles rise. The youngest expansion planes recipiented the chairman of the bmw ag board of bmw ag, norbert reithofer, yesterday at the annual general meeting in munchen. X6 comes in 2008
in addition to the mentioned series, bmw wants to produce the x6 and the successor of the x3 in spartanburg. The x6 is a stretched and coupe-like suv based on the x5. Already in the spring of 2008, the new four-wheeled model was allowed to be available. A little more time will pass up to the new edition of the x3. Probably only 2010 is the second generation of the smallest bmw suvs currently in production. Deficits compensate by weak dollars the expansion of us production is "… A building block of our future strategy. Thus, we reduce our probation risks in the us dollar", added reithofer. The probations of the weak dollar and japanese yen amounted to the bmw group alone in the past business year on a total of 666 million euros. The expansion of production in the us was certainly helped to reduce these risks.