2007 Press Release Archive

South Carolina Charities, Inc. to Select Additional Charity Beneficiaries for 2008 Golf Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 12/12/2007

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the foundation of the BMW Charity Pro-Am, is now accepting applications from 501(c)(3) charities to help raise money by participating in the tournament’s new ticket sales program.In addition to the 22 charitable beneficiaries announced in November, South Carolina Charities, Inc. will choose up to 50 additional charities to participate in the [...]

BMW Manufacturing Co. to be Featured on National Geographic Channel’s “Ultimate Factories”

GREER, S.C. - 11/26/2007

BMW Manufacturing Co. will be the subject of the National Geographic Channel’s “Ultimate Factories” television show Thursday, Nov. 29, at 9 p.m. ET.The hour-long program will focus on the building of the famous Z4 Roadster and is a one-of-a-kind, behind-the-scenes tour of the high-tech manufacturing plants that create this world class automobile. The National Geographic [...]

South Carolina Charities, Inc. Names 2008 BMW Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament Beneficiaries

GREENVILLE, S.C. - 11/06/2007

South Carolina Charities, Inc., the host organization of the BMW Charity Pro-Am, has selected charities from Upstate South Carolina and Western North Carolina to receive proceeds from its 2008 golf tournament.The charities are: A Child’s Haven, Inc., Anderson Area YMCA, Palmetto Council Boy Scouts, Blue Ridge Council Boy Scouts, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greenville, [...]

BMW Manufacturing Co. Names New Vice President

GREER, S.C. - 11/01/2007

BMW Manufacturing Co. has named Dr. Carsten Regent vice president for Total Vehicle, Quality Management and Engineering.Regent joined BMW in 1998, working in Assembly at the Munich factory. Since then, he has filled a variety of roles in Planning, Analysis and Quality. He holds a doctorate in manufacturing engineering from Hannover.He and his wife have [...]

BMW Manufacturing Ships 100,000th Next Generation X5

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - 09/20/2007

BMW Manufacturing Co. today shipped its 100,000th next generation X5 Sports Activity Vehicle to a customer, less than one year after the first updated X5 was manufactured at the Upstate South Carolina factory.The 100,000th X5 is going to a customer in Bellevue, Washington. This X5 represents a dual milestone for Plant Spartanburg having achieved production [...]

Production Figures

  • 2013 Annual Production
    Total 2013 Production: 297,326
  • 2014 Production - July
    X3 Units: 8,468
    X4 Units: 3,874
    X5 Units: 12,395
    X6 Units: 152
  • Number of jobs – 8,000
  • North American suppliers –
    170
  • South Carolina suppliers –
    40

Media Contacts

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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