BMW’s Regensburg factory in Germany has built its millionth X1, the company’s smallest SUV (in BMW-speak it’s a ‘Sports Activity Vehicle’).
X1 was the first electric model made at the plant in November 2022.
The flexible factory makes combustion engine, plug in hybrid and electric variants on a single production line.
Later this year Regensburg will start making the electric iX2 for the high volume compact class.
“Electromobility is a growth driver for our plant. We are currently operating at full capacity and hope this trend will continue,” said plant manager Carsten Regent.
BMW had previously announced a EUR350m investment for the plant by the end of 2023 which would add 500 permanent jobs.
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