BMW India has revealed their 50,000th ‘Made-in-India’ vehicle from their manufacturing plant at Chengalpet near Chennai City. The recently launched 730 Ld was the 50,000th vehicle.
Dr. Jochen Stallkamp, Managing Director at BMW Plant Chennai said, “It is with great pride that we are rolling-out the 50,000th car locally produced at BMW Plant Chennai. Each and every BMW that is locally produced is of the same international standards as anywhere else in the world and brings a smile on the faces of our customers. Highly skilled employees, advanced manufacturing processes along with state-of-the-art machinery and technology provide all the necessary ingredients to achieve these tough standards. We are proud of this achievement and look forward to many such milestones in the future.”
BMW Plant Chennai opened its doors on 29 March, 2007, and has been locally producing cars of the BMW Group ever since. Currently, the 1 Series, 3 Series, 3 Series Gran Turismo, 5 Series, 7 Series, X1, X3 and the X5 are locally produced at BMW Plant Chennai alongside a couple of Mini models. We visited the BMW Plant Chennai last year, click here to read about it.