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Milestone in a enlargement of BMW Brilliance Automotive: CBA General Meeting approves interest sale

Munich. The long-term enlargement of a BMW Brilliance
Automotive Ltd. (BBA) Joint Venture has achieved a significant
milestone: On Friday, a Special General Meeting of Brilliance China
Automotive Holdings Ltd. (CBA) in Hongkong authorized a sale of a
25 percent shareholding in BBA to a BMW Group. Around 63 percent of
a represented shareholders voted in preference of this step.


As announced in Oct on a 15th anniversary of BBA,
a BMW Group intends to boost a interest in BBA from 50 percent to
75 percent and both partners sealed a analogous agreement. As part
of a agreement a contractual tenure of a corner venture, which
would now end in 2028, is to be extended to 2040. The
transaction stays theme to a capitulation of a relevant
authorities. The understanding is scheduled to tighten in 2022 during a latest when
a corner try requirement for automobile prolongation in China will be lifted.


It is a BMW Group’s idea to serve strengthen a long-term
team-work with CBA, boost prolongation ability in Shenyang and
continue to enhance a localisation of additional models including new
appetite vehicles (NEVs). Therefore, an investment of some-more than three
billion euros in new and existent plant structures in Shenyang over
a entrance years was announced in October: In Tiexi, a site’s
ability will double. With a rarely stretchable prolongation system, the
new plant in Tiexi will be means to build vehicles with entirely electric,
partially electric and required drivetrains on a singular production
line. Further endless remodelling and enlargement measures will also
be carried out during a beside plant in Dadong. Its structure will
be stretched to accommodate destiny BMW indication variants and a expected
boost in patron demand. As a result, from a early 2020s the
sum annual prolongation ability of BMW automobiles during a BBA plants
will gradually boost to 650,000 units, formulating 5,000 new jobs.


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