Singapore, Feb. 15 -- BMW steps up electric components production

BMW Group is expanding production capacity and increasing its staff at the Competence Centre for E-Drive Production in Dingolfing, Germany, faster than originally planned.

Due to growing demand for electrified vehicles, the plant expects the number of modules needed for production of high-voltage batteries to double from the previous year. The number of electric motors required will also increase significantly. It expects the facility to grow from 8,000 to 80,000 sq m in the future.

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