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

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


+49 8731 76
, Email: [email protected]


Thomas Niedermeier, BMW Group Plant Dingolfing, Communications


+49 8731 76
Email: [email protected]


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.