BMW meeting disrupted by practice line injury

The carmaker mentioned injury brought about final Thursday (July 14) to overhead traces brought about a full closure of the practice line. As a consequence, BMW was not capable of transfer the automobiles out of the manufacturing unit and it rapidly reached capability for storage. The carmaker was then compelled to close manufacturing for each shifts on Monday (July 18), affecting the manufacturing of 1,600 automobiles.


Dingolfing makes the BMW 4, 5, 6, 7 and eight Collection, in addition to the brand new all-electric BMW iX and i7. Annual manufacturing stood at round 245,000 automobiles final yr.

A spokesperson for BMW informed Automotive Logistics that the issue had now been resolved.

“Over the course of the weekend, the practice line was cleared and we began to move completed automobiles once more, so we will begin common manufacturing tomorrow [July 19],” he mentioned.

BMW is predicted to make up the misplaced manufacturing however the firm couldn’t decide precisely when due to the volatility within the trade. 

Investigation models from the federal government and the rail firm are at the moment wanting into the reason for the issue.

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