Supply Chain Management / Changing Workforce

BMW breaks ground in newest auto-industry powerhouse: Mexico

By the Christian Science Monitor

Jun 17, 2016

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BMW broke ground Thursday on a $1 billion plant in the state of San Luis Potosî in central Mexico, near the heart of the country's industrial activity and the US border.

BMW spokeswoman Elizabeth Solis told Reuters that the plant will produce cars in the automaker’s popular 3 Series, which is also being produced in Spartanburg, S.C. BMW reports that it has invested more than $7 billion in its South Carolina operations. For Mexico, it is planning a total of $2.2 billion of investment through 2019, according to Reuters.

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