BMW to build high-voltage battery assembly in Debrecen
BMW has announced that it will build assembly lines for the high-voltage batteries next to the new vehicle plant in Debrecen, Hungary. The first construction work is already underway, and production of the battery packs will then begin in parallel with vehicle production of the New Class.
BMW lays foundation for factory in Hungary
The BMW Group has laid the foundation stone for its new electric car plant in Debrecen, Hungary. The company is investing more than one billion euros in the site, where series production for the first all-electric New Class vehicle will start in 2025.
BMW reveals their new ‘iFactory’ strategy
With a new plant in Debrecen, Hungary, where the all-electric New Class will roll off the production line from 2025, BMW wants to build the world’s first car plant that completely dispenses with the use of fossil fuels in its production processes. This is only one component of the new ‘iFactory’ production strategy.
Vitesco opens electric drive plant in Hungary
After two years of construction, Continental’s powertrain division Vitesco Technologies has put its new plant in Debrecen, Hungary, into operation. Electronics and transmission sensors for drives for use in fully electric and electrified vehicles are manufactured there on an area of around 7,000 square metres.
BMW planning to construct Hungary factory in 2019
BMW has announced their plan to begin construction on their next factory in Hungary with an annual capacity of 150,000 vehicles next year. The Bavarians aim to set up a flexible production mode, which will allow them to manufacture both combustion and new energy vehicles in the same facility.