It was a identified incontrovertible fact that the BMW eight Sequence will enter production next year as a wide range of sources have been saying the identical factor again and again. Our personal sources confirmed 2018 would be the yr the eight Sequence makes a comeback, however now we apparently even have a clue as to the place it will likely be constructed. Based on a brand new report from Automotive News Europe, the brand new Coupe will probably be inbuilt Dingolfing alongside different automobiles utilizing the CLAR structure.
CLAR stands for Cluster Structure and it has been the platform used for each new mannequin launched after the G11/G12 7 Sequence. It’s a modular platform that enables automobiles from the dimensions of the three Sequence all the best way as much as the upcoming X7 to be constructed upon it, with all fashions utilizing a RWD format within the first place. For all different automobiles, the UKL platform is getting used, shared between the BMW and MINI manufacturers, just like the X1 and Countryman fashions for instance.
BMW Group Plant Dingolfing is the BMW Group’s largest automobile manufacturing web site in Europe: yearly, over 340,000 BMW automobiles roll off the meeting strains. The location manufactures a variety of automobiles – at present fashions of the three, four, 5, 6 and seven Sequence, in addition to parts for BMW’s electrical automobiles and automobile our bodies for Rolls-Royce Motor Vehicles. On prime of that, Dingolfing is on the heart of the BMW Group’s international spare elements logistics community. In whole, the placement has a workforce of over 17,500 individuals, plus 800 apprentices.
Up till the Spartanburg plant in South Carolina acquired a large funding in increasing its manufacturing capabilities, this was once the biggest BMW plant on this planet. That is additionally probably the most superior facility the Bavarians have, Dingolfing being the plant the place quite a lot of Industry 4.0 technologies have begun testing, from 3D scanners trying the smallest imperfections, to automated robots carrying elements across the compound.