The automotive trade is going through unimaginable threats this yr, however that doesn’t appear to place a dent in BMW’s plans for the longer term. The Germans introduced a number of years again their plans to construct a brand new plant in Hungary. While some may’ve thought the present predicament may put sure plans on maintain, it seems to be like BMW shouldn’t be slowing down and the Germans have lately taken delivery of the plant’s site.
According to native press retailers, BMW has paid for and bought possession of 400 hectares of land close to town of Debrecen in Hungary, about 195 kilometers away from the nation’s capitol metropolis, Budapest. The technical preparations for the development of the plant at the moment are completed and issues are transferring ahead as we converse. The location has every part it must host the huge funding from BMW, from telecommunications to water and sewage programs.
The new plant will probably be a state of the artwork location, adhering to the very best customary BMW obtained us used to, together with Industry 4.zero know-how akin to autonomous robots and AI scans of ultimate merchandise, due to 3D cameras and sensors. The funding is claimed to quantity as much as 1 billion Euros and building was presupposed to kick off this Spring. Understandably, these plans have been pushed again nevertheless it seems to be like now they’re again on observe.
According to BMW, the brand new plant can have a capability of round 150,000 items per yr and can make use of about 1,000 folks. Exactly what fashions will probably be constructed right here stays to be seen. For now, all we all know is that the opening of the Hungarian plant is postponed by 1 yr however it would occur nonetheless.