BMW India

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BMW India Pvt Ltd
Subsidiary
IndustryAutomotive
Founded2006[1]
HeadquartersChennai, Tamil nadu, India
Key people
Vikram Pawah[2]
(Chairman)
ProductsLuxury vehicles
Commercial Vehicles
Motorcycles
Production output
Increase 11,105 units (2018)
Number of employees
1200+ (2014)
ParentBMW
Websitebmw.in

BMW India is a subsidiary of the BMW Group.It is based in India and its headquarters are located in Chennai. Its facilities include a manufacturing plant in Chennai which was built in 2007,[3] a parts warehouse in Mumbai, a training center in Gurugram, NCR, and a network of dealerships. BMW India manufacturers BMW, MINI.

Chennai BMW Plant[edit]

The Chennai BMW Plant opened on March 29, 2007, and has since assembled over 57,000 vehicles.[4] Among these include: the BMW 3 Series, the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo,[5] the BMW 5 Series, the BMW 7 Series, the BMW X1, the BMW X3 and the BMW X5.[6] Assembly of the BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo, is expected to begin in 2018.

Models[edit]

BMW 5 Series
BMW X3
BMW M6

Assembled[edit]

Imported[edit]

Sales performance[edit]

Number of units sold by year[edit]

Year 2012[10] 2013[10] 2014[11] 2015[11] 2016[12] 2017[13] 2012-2017
Units sold 9,375

(including Mini)[10]

7,327

(including Mini)[10]

10,851[11] 11,192[11](including Mini (340 MINI[14])) 7,861[12] 9,800[13] 63,544

MINI India[edit]

Mini Countryman
Mini Clubman

As of April 1, 2018 BMW has launched its first production line of the MINI Countryman model in India, the delivery of which will begin by June of the same year.[15] MINI has established five exclusive dealerships in India.[16]

BMW Financial Services India[edit]

BMW Financial Services India is a 100% subsidiary of the BMW Group and is headquartered in Gurgaon (National Capital Region). It offers financing and insurance products and in particular it operates with three business lines: Retail Finance, Commercial Finance and Insurance Solutions.[16]

Dealer/Service Network[edit]

States and cities in India with one or more BMW dealership (number of dealerships):

State City Number of dealerships
Chandigarh Chandigarh 1
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Delhi New Delhi 2
West Delhi, South delhi
Goa Goa 1
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Surat
Haryana Faridabad
Guragaon 2
Jharkhand Ranchi 1
Karnataka Bangalore 2
Mangalore 1
Kerala Trivandrum 1
Kochi 2
Calicut 1
Madhya Pradesh Indore 1
Maharashtra Mumbai 6
Pune 1
Nagpur
Orissa Bhubaneswar
Punjab Ludhiana
Rajasthan Jaipur
Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai 3
Coimbatore, Madurai 1
Telangana Hyderabad
Uttar Pradesh Kanpur
Noida
Lucknow
West Bengal Kolkata

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://automobiles.mapsofindia.com/cars/bmw/
  2. ^ "Vikram Pawah appointed as CEO of BMW Group Australia and New Zealand". Autodevot. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.motorbeam.com/bmw-chennai-plant-celebrates-11th-anniversary-skill-next-launched/
  4. ^ "BMW Group Plant Chennai scores a decade of "Sheer Driving Pleasure" in India". BMW Group. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  5. ^ "BMW India rolls out locally assembled 3 Series GT". Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  6. ^ "2014 BMW X5 local assembly begins in India". Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  7. ^ "BMW launches new X3 at Rs 49.99-56.7 lakh in India". www.businesstoday.in. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  8. ^ {{Cite web|url=https://www.wheelsgreed.com/new-bmw-x5-price-india-2019-13668
  9. ^ {{Cite web|url=https://auto.ndtv.com/news/new-generation-bmw-z4-launched-in-india-prices-start-at-rs-64-90-lakh-2019606
  10. ^ a b c d Chauhan, Chanchal Pal (2015). "Audi retains no 1 spot in luxury car pecking order, Mercedes-Benz & BMW follows". The Economic Times. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  11. ^ a b c d "Audi sells 11,192 units in India in 2015; loses top slot to Mercedes - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  12. ^ a b "Audi sales fall, no longer number two in India - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 December 2017.
  13. ^ a b "BMW Group India posts 25% sales growth in 2017 at 9,800 units". Moneycontrol. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  14. ^ "Global leader BMW ranks third in Indian luxury car market". www.businesstoday.in. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  15. ^ "BMW India to localise iconic MINI". The Financial Express. 30 March 2018. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  16. ^ a b "BMW Group Plant Chennai scores a decade of "Sheer Driving Pleasure" in India". Retrieved 26 April 2018.

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  1. ^ "BMW X5 Price @ INR 72.90 Lakh Launched in India 2019". www.v3cars.com. Retrieved 17 May 2019.