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BMW to Raise Production Capacity to 3 Million by 2020

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May 12, 2017—BMW aims to raise its annual production capacity to 3 million cars by 2020 and plans to build its X5 offroader in China and Germany daily, according to Reuters.

BMW Group, which includes the Mini and Rolls-Royce brands, and built 2.37 million cars last year, plans to double its production capacity in China to 600,000 cars.

In North America and Mexico, production capacity will be increased to 750,000 vehicles from 410,000, adding that BMW brand wants to overtake rival Mercedes-Benz, which is owned by Daimler, to reclaim the volume sales crown for premium carmakers.

 

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