New BMW assembly plant in Mexico will use 100% carbon-free electricity

Written By: Stratton Report
June 16, 2016

On June 16, BMW Group announced its new San Luis Potosí plant in Mexico will be supplied with 100% CO2-free electricity. According to the company, from the first full year of production, the assembly plant will be the BMW Group’s most resource-efficient production location worldwide, with most of its electricity coming from a solar system on the plant’s grounds.

Board of Management member for Production Oliver Zipse remarked:

“All of the BMW Group’s knowledge and capabilities will be on show at our new location in Mexico. The production system being established there will be a leader in productivity and sustainability, thanks to the use of innovative technologies. I am delighted to launch this ground-breaking BMW Group plant on its way.”