Brilliance BMW Improves Engine Productivity

The brand new engine plant of Brilliance BMW is now under construction in Tiexi District, Shenyang, which will achieve a total output of 400,000 engines per year until 2016. With the fast localization of BMW in China, there will be 3 new models added in the existing 3 domestic models. To meet the needs of expansion of domestic vehicles line, the new engine plant will also upgrade its second phase expansion. The project will need a total investment of 2.002 billion Yuan, and the engine output will reach 600,000 units per year after the expansion, which is a 50% increase compared with the planned 400,000 units capacity.
For BMW, the localization production of the engine will remove transportation cost. The increase of localization engines will bring convenience for the launch of new vehicles. With Tiexi plant’s expansion, in addition to the current domestic 3 series, 5 series and X1, there will be more BMW models put into production in China, the BMW 2 series Active Tourer will be the first model to be put into production in China next year, meanwhile, BMW X3 and an entry-level model inferior to the 3-series will also realize localization production. And in the future, these 3 new models will be equipped with the domestic three-cylinder and four-cylinder engines.