2018 Press Release Archive

Start of Production Begins for the All-New BMW X7.

Spartanburg, SC - 12/03/2018

Series production for the all-new BMW X7 Sports Activity Vehicle has started at BMW Group Plant Spartanburg. The BMW X7 will be built alongside the BMW X5 and X6 on the same assembly line. “We are excited to officially add the first-ever BMW X7 to our plant’s portfolio,” said Knudt Flor, president and CEO of […]

The first-ever BMWX7.

Spartanburg, SC - 10/17/2018

The BMW X7 is the first car to fuse the presence, exclusivity and spaciousness of a luxury model with the agile and versatile driving properties expected of a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV). The latest and largest model in the BMW X line-up brings a fresh sensation of space to the luxury segment, thanks to the […]

“Driving STEM” at BMW Manufacturing.

Spartanburg, SC - 10/01/2018

During October, BMW Manufacturing will provide a unique educational experience for middle and high school students in the Upstate. “Driving STEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) gives students a fascinating look at robotics and manufacturing while also showing them how BMW builds premium vehicles. “If we’re going to develop the future workforce, we need to […]

BMW Manufacturing Announces Management Change.

Spartanburg, SC - 08/30/2018

BMW Manufacturing announced today that Jeffrey Gaudiano has been named the new Vice President of Production Control, Logistics, and VPS. He returns to BMW Manufacturing after spending four years as the Managing Director and CEO of BMW Plant Thailand. Gaudiano succeeds Gerald Degen, who has returned to Germany as the Vice President of Assembly at […]

Homecoming: BMW Plant Spartanburg making final preparations to begin production of all-new BMW X5.

Spartanburg, SC - 07/06/2018

As Americans enjoy the holiday week and prepare for their summer adventures, preparations of a different kind are nearing completion at BMW Plant Spartanburg in South Carolina: the final phases of gearing up for production of the all-new BMW X5, which begins later this summer. Four generations of leadership. As the fourth generation of BMW […]

Production Figures

  •  2019 Production - August
    • X3 Vehicles: 11,511
    • X4 Vehicles:6,483
    • X5 Vehicles:  16,909
    • X6 Vehicles: 652
    • X7 Vehicles: 5,493
  • Number of jobs – 11,000
  • U.S. suppliers – 300
  • South Carolina suppliers– Over 40

Media Contacts

Sky Foster

BMW Manufacturing Co.
P. O. Box 11000
Spartanburg, SC 29304


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