VIENNA – BMW AG plans to increase production at its Leipzig, Germany, plant in September from 600 to 730 vehicles per day due to increased demand for the 1-Series and the launch of the X1 compact cross/utility vehicle, plant manager Manfred Erlacher tells local newspaper Leipziger Volkszeitung. The facility, which makes all three body versions of the 1-Series as well as the 3-Series sedan, reduced production to 400 cars a day and cut 600 temporary workers some months ago. Leipzig ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"BMW to Boost Output at Leipzig" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.