Chennai: Luxury car maker company BMW India has rolled out the 50,000th car from its Chennai plant. The BMW 7 series was the 50,000th car produced in India. The BMW 7 series was launched at the Auto expo in February 2016.
The BMW India’s plant started in 2007 and currently produces 8 models. The list of cars produced include the BMW 1 Series, BMW 3 Series, BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo, BMW 5 Series, BMW 7 Series, BMW X1, BMW X3 and BMW X5.
"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, said BMW Plant Chennai, Managing Director, Jochen Stallkamp.
He further added, 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." The German automaker has further increased the level of localisation at its Chennai plant to upto 50 per cent.
The group has invested over Rs 4.90 billion in Indian operations. The company has 38 outlets across the country.