BMW Group Plant Dingolfing to supply batteries for all-electric MINI from 2019

Posted on 31. Oct, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Dingolfing. BMW Group Plant Dingolfing is gearing up
for aloft destiny direct for electric expostulate trains by investing in
endless remodelling and enlargement measures. A
mid-double-digit-million-euro volume will be channelled into
constructional measures and apparatus to furnish batteries for the
all-electric MINI alone. Covering an area of around 6,000 square
metres in a west wing of a Dingolfing member plant 02.20,
apparatus for prolongation battery modules will be set up, along with
a battery public line. The initial systems are now being
commissioned and will be tested sequentially.

“With a launch of new models and flourishing direct for electrified
vehicles, we will be stepping adult prolongation of electric components
significantly over a subsequent few months and years,” pronounced Roland Maurer,
conduct of Planning and Production E-Powertrain during a BMW Group.

The entirely electric MINI will be built in Oxford in a south of
England, starting in late 2019. Batteries for a automobile will come from
a new battery prolongation trickery in Dingolfing, with electric
engines from a beside BMW Group Plant in Landshut. As a
result, a new creation personality for a British reward small
car-brand will have “English attire and a Bavarian heart”.

From 2020, a plant in Dingolfing will also furnish fifth-generation
electric expostulate systems for a BMW Group’s destiny electrified
vehicles, like a BMW iX3, a BMW i4 and a BMW iNEXT. The
endless remodelling and basic measures indispensable for this are
already underway. In approval of a flourishing significance and key
purpose within a prolongation network, a member plant 02.20 will now
be renamed a “BMW Group Competence Centre e-drive production”.

Plant 02.20, one of a oldest sections of a Dingolfing plant
cluster, has constructed batteries and electric motors for BMW Group
plug-in hybrid models given 2015. It was a domicile of a BMW
Group’s tellurian gangling tools placement for many decades. Parts
placement was gradually relocated to new warehouses in Wallersdorf
and Bruckberg a few years ago, opening adult space for a new
“Competence Centre e-drive production”. More than 300 people are
now employed there.

 

If we have any questions, greatfully contact:

Birgit Hiller, BMW Group Plant Dingolfing, Head of Communications

Telephone:






+49 8731 76
22020
, Email: Birgit.Hiller@bmw.de

 

Thomas Niedermeier, BMW Group Plant Dingolfing, Communications

Telephone:







+49 8731 76
27666
,
Email: Thomas.Niedermeier@bmwgroup.com

 

The BMW Group Plant Dingolfing

Plant Dingolfing is one of a BMW Group’s 30 tellurian production
sites. At Plant 02.40, about 1,600 cars of a BMW 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
Series hurl off a public lines each day. In total, a plant
made some-more than 376,000 cars in 2017. At present, a sum of
approx. 18,000 people and 800 apprentices work during a BMW Group’s site
in Dingolfing.

In further to a automotive core production, BMW Group Plant
Dingolfing is also home to prolongation comforts for vehicle
components such as pulpy parts, seats as good as framework and drive
components. Due to a plant’s aluminium imagination in vehicle
construction and longstanding knowledge in producing alternative
drives, BMW Group Plant Dingolfing similarly provides crucial
components for a BMW i models – such as high-voltage battery,
e-transmission and a expostulate structure – to a prolongation site in
Leipzig. In addition, Dingolfing produces both high voltage batteries
and electric engines for a BMW Group’s plug-in hybrid models.

The automobile bodies for all Rolls-Royce models are also made at
a site. The Dynamics Centre, a vast storage and transshipment
facility, provides a tellurian BMW and MINI dealership organization
with strange tools and equipment.

 

The BMW Group

With a 4 brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, a BMW
Group is a world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and
motorcycles and also provides reward financial and mobility services.
The BMW Group prolongation network comprises 30 prolongation and assembly
comforts in 14 countries; a association has a tellurian sales network in
some-more than 140 countries.

In 2017, a BMW Group sole over 2,463,500 newcomer vehicles and
some-more than 164,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation in the
financial year 2017 was € 10.655 billion on revenues amounting to
€ 98.678 billion. As of 31 Dec 2017, a BMW Group had a
workforce of 129,932 employees.

The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore established
ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain,
extensive product shortcoming and a transparent joining to
conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.

 

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