The plant are going to create 5000 new jobs.
The BMW Group and the Chinese company Brilliance Auto renew the cooperation agreement until 2040. Power joint venture BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) decided to increase to 650,000 cars a year.
Joint German-Chinese venture BBA was established 15 years ago. Celebrating this event, the Secretary of Committee of Communist party of China’s Liaoning province Chen Zufa and Chairman of the Board of BMW Harald Krueger announced the extension of the contract until 2040. As stated in the agreement, the BMW Group will increase its share in BBA with 50% to 75%. In addition, the production site of BBA in the Chinese city Tiesi will construct a new plant. The ceremony of laying was held yesterday, October 11.
In the coming years, the construction of a new plant, modernization of the production site in Duane and storage battery enterprises in Shenyang will invest over three billion euros. As a result, total annual production capacity of the factories BBA will increase to 650 000 units, which will create 5,000 new jobs.
In 2017, car factories BBA Tiesi and Dadong has released nearly 400,000 cars. Currently, the plant produces Tiesi sedan BMW 1 Series, BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, the BMW 3 Series saloon (including long wheelbase version) and the BMW X1 crossover, including a hybrid modification.
In Dadong produce a long-wheelbase version of the 5 Series (including hybrid) and BMW X3, and from 2020 it will begin mass production of the all-electric BMW iX3. Hence, the iX3 will be sent to all world markets.
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