The BMW Group’s Dingolfing plant in Germany will provide the batteries for the all-electric MINI to be inbuilt late 2019 in Oxford, South England. The batteries for the car will come from the brand new battery manufacturing facility in Dingolfing; the electrical motors from the neighboring BMW Group plant in Landshut.
The BMW Group’s Dingolfing plant is making ready for the upper demand for electrical drives sooner or later and is investing in in depth conversion and enlargement work for this goal. For the battery manufacturing of the all-electric MINI alone, a medium, double-digit million euro quantity is being utilized to structural measures and crops.
On an space of round 6,000 sq. meters, a manufacturing facility for battery modules and a battery meeting line might be constructed within the western a part of the Dingolfing part plant 02.20. Presently, the primary methods are being constructed and examined successively.
With the launch of recent fashions and the rising demand for electrified autos, we are going to considerably broaden the manufacturing of electrical parts within the coming months and years.—Roland Maurer, Head of Planning and Manufacturing E-Drives on the BMW Group
From 2020, the Dingolfing plant can even produce the fifth era of electrical drive methods for future electrified autos of the BMW Group, such because the BMW iX3, the BMW i4 and the BMW iNeXT. Intensive building and preparation measures required for this goal have already begun.
On account of its rising significance and its key position within the manufacturing community, the 02.20 part manufacturing unit now bears the identify “BMW Group competence heart for electrical drive manufacturing”.
Plant 02.20 is among the oldest elements of the Dingolfing plant group. Since 2015, the Dingolfing plant has been producing batteries and electrical motors for plug-in hybrid fashions of the BMW Group.
For a lot of a long time it was the seat of the worldwide spare elements provide of the BMW Group. Just some years in the past, elements gross sales moved steadily to new warehouses in Wallersdorf and Bruckberg.