BMW to increase ‘BMW i’ electric vehicle production by 54%

BMW announced this week a more than €300 million expansion of its Leipzig factory, which will enable an annual production capacity increase by “approx. 100,000 units.”

It will include a 54% increase of BMW i vehicle production, BMW’s electric vehicle brand.

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While it’s a significant increase percentage-wise, BMW i production still only represents a small fraction of the overall capacity increase.

It’s going from 130 units per day to 200 units per day.

Read more: Electrek

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