BMW rolled out the 7 Series as the 50,000th car locally produced in India

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Chennai : Germany based Luxury vehicles company BMW has rolled out its 50,000th car from its Chennai factory and has ramped up the localisation content by up to 50 per cent.

Jochen Stallkamp, Managing Director at BMW Chennai Plant, said that, "It is with great pride that we are rolling out the 50,000th car locally produced at BMW Plant, Chennai. Each and every BMW that is locally produced is of the same international standard as anywhere else in the world."

He further added, "Highly skilled employees, advanced manufacturing processes along with the state-of-the-art machinery and technology provide all the necessary ingredients to achieve these tough standards."

While a company statement said, BMW rolled out the 7 Series as the 50,000th car locally produced in India. The luxury car maker has a manufacturing facility at Mahindra World City, Singaperumalkoil near Chennai producing a range of models.

On increasing local content in manufacturing cars, it said, "BMW has further strengthened its commitment to the Indian market by increasing the level of localisation at BMW Plant, Chennai by up to 50 per cent."

The company produces eight models at the factory in two assembly lines. It manufactures the BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, 3Series Gran Turismo, 5Series, 7Series, X1, X3, X5 at the factory. The group has invested over Rs 4.90 billion in Indian operations.

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