BMW India

BMW India started operations in January 2007. Wide range of its activities include a manufacturing plant in Chennai, a parts warehouse in Mumbai, a training centre in Gurgaon NCR and development of a dealer organisation across major metropolitan centres of the country.

BMW India Pvt Ltd
Subsidiary
IndustryAutomotive
Founded2006[1]
HeadquartersChennai, India
Key people
Rudratej Singh (President, CEO; died 20 April 2020) [2][3][4]
ProductsLuxury vehicles
Commercial Vehicles
Motorcycles
Production output
Increase 11,105 units (2018)
Number of employees
650
ParentBMW
Websitebmw.in

Chennai BMW PlantEdit

BMW Group Plant Chennai started operations on 29 March 2007. BMW Group Plant Chennai locally produces 11 car models – BMW 3 Series, BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo, BMW 5 Series, BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo, BMW 7 Series, BMW X1, BMW X3, BMW X4, BMW X5, BMW X7 and MINI Countryman.

ModelsEdit

 
BMW 5 Series
 
BMW X3
 
BMW M6

AssembledEdit

BMW Models ProductionEdit

Sales performanceEdit

Number of units sold by yearEdit

Year 2012[8] 2013[8] 2014[9] 2015[9] 2016[10] 2017[11] 2012-2017
Units sold 9,375

(including Mini)[8]

7,327

(including Mini)[8]

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

MINI IndiaEdit

 
Mini Countryman
 
Mini Clubman

MINI has successfully established itself as a premium small car brand in India since its launch in January 2012. Presently, the MINI model range in India includes MINI 3-door, MINI John Cooper Works Hatch, MINI 5-door, MINI Convertible, MINI Countryman and MINI Clubman. The MINI Countryman is locally produced at BMW Group Plant Chennai. Till date, MINI has established 10 sales outlets in India. MINI has appointed Mr.Vigneswar Rajakumar as Chief Operations Officer on Dec 2019.


Dealer/Service NetworkEdit

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

State City Number of dealerships
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada 1
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Delhi South-East Delhi
Goa Verna
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Surat
Haryana Faridabad
Guragaon 2
Jharkhand Ranchi 1
Karnataka Bangalore 2
Mangalore 1
Kerala Kochi
Kozhikode
Madhya Pradesh Indore
Maharashtra Mumbai 6
Pune 1
Nagpur
Aurangabad
Odisha Bhubaneswar
Punjab Ludhiana
Rajasthan Jaipur
Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai 2
Coimbatore 1
Telangana Hyderabad
Uttar Pradesh Kanpur
Noida
Lucknow
West Bengal Kolkata

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://automobiles.mapsofindia.com/cars/bmw/
  2. ^ "Former Royal Enfield chief Rudratej Singh to now lead BMW India". Business Today (India). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Rudratej Singh, former Royal Enfield boss, to head BMW India VIGNESWAR Rajakumar (COO,MINI India)". Livemint. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  4. ^ http://everythingexperiential.businessworld.in/article/Rudratej-Singh-President-CEO-of-BMW-Group-India-is-no-more/20-04-2020-189621/
  5. ^ "BMW launches new X3 at Rs 49.99-56.7 lakh in India". www.businesstoday.in. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  6. ^ {{Cite web|url=https://www.wheelsgreed.com/new-bmw-x5-price-india-2019-13668
  7. ^ {{Cite web|url=https://auto.ndtv.com/news/new-generation-bmw-z4-launched-in-india-prices-start-at-rs-64-90-lakh-2019606
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ 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.
  10. ^ a b "Audi sales fall, no longer number two in India - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 December 2017.
  11. ^ a b "BMW Group India posts 25% sales growth in 2017 at 9,800 units". Moneycontrol. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  12. ^ "Global leader BMW ranks third in Indian luxury car market". www.businesstoday.in. Retrieved 13 December 2017.