Production of the new BMW X2 and its 100% electric variant, the first BMW iX2, begins in Regensburg. The rise of electric mobility at the BMW Group plant is in full swing.
Additional production volume means adding night shift and three-shift operation. Only a few weeks have passed since the first photos of the new BMW X2 went around the world: Now, it is rolling off the assembly line at the BMW Group plant in Regensburg. From now on, different types of powertrains will be flexibly manufactured in Regensburg on a single production line: from models with internal combustion engines, through plug-in hybrids, to fully electric vehicles. Up to 1,000 BMW 1 Series, BMW X1 and BMW X2 models currently roll off the production line at the BMW Group plant in Regensburg every working day, destined for customers around the world. “With the production of the BMW “The fact that we are now building a second all-electric model here in the Upper Palatinate will boost the center’s production volume.”
BMW Group plans to have 13 BEVs or pure EVs in its lineup by the end of 2023 to achieve what it terms an ‘ICE ban ready’ status. The range will include a BMW iX2 (BMW X2 Electric).
“I can also officially confirm the new BMW X2 and of course, the all-electric iX2 (in addition to the i5 Touring),” Oliver Zipse, Chairman of the Board of Management, BMW Group, announced during the company’s annual conference on March 15, 2023. Here’s everything we know so far about the iX2 which will premiere in the coming weeks.
PRODUCTION OF THE NEW BMW X2 AND ITS 100% ELECTRIC VARIANT, THE FIRST BMW IX2, BEGINS IN REGENSBURG