2000 Press Release Archive

BMW Manufacturing Corp. recognized by EPA

GREER, S.C. - 12/13/2000

BMW Manufacturing Corp. has been named a charter member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new National Environmental Performance Track.The performance track defines what it means to be a top environmental performer and today the EPA recognized 140 facilities nationwide at ceremonies in Washington.“From the beginning, BMW Manufacturing Corp.’s management has sought to position the [...]

BMW X-5 receives “best pick” rating from insurance institute for highway safety; test to appear on NBC’s “Dateline”

GREER, S.C. - 11/14/2000

The BMW X5 has been rated a “Best Pick” by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, outperforming all other SUVs tested. The X5 not only rated higher than other SUVs, it earned a higher rating than all other vehicles previously tested by the Institute. Results from the Institute’s 40 mph offset crash test will be [...]

BMW Manufacturing Corp. and The Cliffs Communities Join Forces for Inaugural Pro-Am Charity Golf Event as part of BUY.COM TOUR

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 11/02/2000

BMW Manufacturing Corp. and The Cliffs Communities will host the BUY.COM TOUR in 2001 with a new Pro-Am event to be played April 26-29.The $500,000 event, to be known as BMW Presents the BUY.COM TOUR Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs, will be the first BUY.COM TOUR event to feature amateur play spread over three days. [...]

BMW Manufacturing Corp. launches website

GREER, S.C. - 09/05/2000

To display its world-class factory to a global audience, BMW Manufacturing Corp. has launched a website. The site’s URL is www.bmwusfactory.com.The South Carolina factory is one of the first vehicle manufacturers to give visitors a peek into the manufacturing process through the worldwide web.“The more than 30,000 people a year who visit our operations in [...]

BMW announces additional investment and 500 more jobs at South Carolina factory

MUNICH, GERMANY - 06/27/2000

BMW announced today that it will invest an additional $300 million in BMW Manufacturing Corp., its factory in upstate South Carolina. BMW also will hire an additional 500 associates to meet the demand for its successful new sports activity vehicle built exclusively in South Carolina for the world.The announcement was made at the grand opening [...]

Production Figures

  • 2013 Annual Production
    Total 2013 Production: 297,326
  • 2014 Production - February
    X3 Units: 12,892
    X5 Units: 12,200
    X6 Units: 2,089
  • Number of jobs – 8,000
  • North American suppliers –
    170
  • South Carolina suppliers –
    40

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Sky Foster
MANAGER, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

BMW Manufacturing Co.
P. O. Box 11000
Spartanburg, SC 29304
864-989-5546
Sky.foster@bmwmc.com

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