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    Report: BMW considering building 3 Series in North America
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    There might be even more BMWs coming from North America soon. The company recently announced plans to build a flagship crossover called the X7 at its Spartanburg, SC, factory. Now, rumors are emerging that the Bavarians might be thinking about building a second North American factory that could ...

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    Official: BMW makes X7 in Spartanburg official
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    BMW has made it official - there will be a flagship crossover called X7, and it will be built right here in the US of A. The announcement was made today, confirming rumors of the new model at the Spartanburg, SC factory that broke earlier this week. "Plant Spartanburg was built to enhance and ...

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    Report: BMW readying Spartanburg expansion for X7 production
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    Prior to the debut of the original X5 in 1999, the idea of a BMW crossover might have seemed like heresy. But here we are, fifteen years removed from the Frank Stephenson-penned design, and the Bavarian automaker has expanded its crossover lineup to include the X1, X3, X4 and X6, and it's showing ...

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    Report: BMW slapped with discrimination suit by EEOC
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    According to a report from CNNMoney, BMW has been hit with a lawsuit from the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after revised criminal background check policies resulted in the dismissal of 88 contractors, 70 of whom (that's about 80 percent) were black. A total of 645 contractors were ...

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    A look back on BMW, South Carolina and Southern manufacturing
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    It has been 20 years since BMW broke ground on its Spartanburg, SC manufacturing facility, and while the automaker doesn't have any plans to mark the moment, economists and industry analysts have taken a closer look at the facility's impact on South Carolina, the South and global manufacturing. ...

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    Official: BMW pouring $990M into Spartanburg plant to build more CUVs
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    BMW is expanding its operations in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The company has announced it will invest $990 million into the facility over the next three years to allow the plant to produce up to 350,000 vehicles annually. Currently, the Spartanburg assembly plant produces the BMW X3 ...

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    Official: BMW adding 100 white-collar jobs at Spartanburg plant
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    BMW is furthering its investment in America. You already know that the German automaker builds the X3, X5 and X6 at its Spartanburg County, South Carolina assembly plant. Now, BMW is adding to that complex by introducing two new programs and hiring 100 new employees. Workers at its facility in ...

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    BMW X6 to get five-seat option among other changes
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    BMW X6 now available with room for five – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Have you always wanted to drive a BMW X6, but felt that leaving one of your four friends waiting on the curb was a drawback? Tell that friend to buck up and head over to your local BMW dealer, because the X6 ...

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    BMW reportedly pondering building 3 and 5 Series models in U.S.
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    Automotive News Europe is reporting that BMW may be looking into expanding the number of models that the company manufactures here in the States. While the German automaker says that there are no solid plans on the table right now, it's possible that both the 3 Series and the 5 Series could join ...

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    Report: BMW could halt U.S. production due to ash cloud
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    2009 BMW X5 xDrive35d - Click above for high-res image gallery
    A volcano in Iceland has caused a world of hurt for European airliners and travelers alike, as thick ash in the atmosphere has caused the cancellation of an estimated 63,000 flights. A new report from BusinessWeek suggests that even ...

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    BMW exports over one million vehicles from South Carolina factory
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    American automakers have long struggled to export U.S. made vehicles to overseas markets. BMW, on the other hand, has apparently had no such problem. After 15 years of building cars and SUVs in Spartanburg, South Carolina the company has now shipped over one million cars to overseas markets. ...

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    2011 BMW X5 comes on-line in Spartanburg, SC
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    2011 BMW X5 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In the luxury utility vehicle segment, the saying "less is more" rarely applies. And BMW promises us that the will deliver more power, more luxury and more refinement. But the X5 will also come with the "less" as well, as in 10 percent ...

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    REPORT: BMW, Mini to let Mercedes-Benz inspect, prep its vehicles at port
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    The Mercedes-Benz Baltimore vehicle process center has secured a five-year contract to inspect, process, and repair pre-delivery BMW and Mini vehicles arriving in the United States. It's a deal that makes economic sense for both companies, say that automakers. BMW models currently arrive in ...

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    BMW plant in Spartanburg, SC produces 1.5 millionth vehicle
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    BMW invaded the South in 1993, and it's first U.S.-made product was popped out in September a year later. Fifteen years after that there have been five factory expansions, 5,000 jobs created, a methane gas pipeline installed, a center for automotive research created, a golf tournament started, ...

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    BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo may write epitaph for range's wagon bodystyle in America
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    BMW 5 Series Sports Wagon – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Autoblog road test editor Damon Lavrinc is in Spartanburg, South Carolina to drive BMW's new all-conquering X6M, and in between bouts with the monster-motor'd crossover, he has had a chance to bend the ear of Martin Berkmann, ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW M-tuned X5 and X6 in Spartanburg
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    Click above for high-res gallery of BMW X5 M and X6 M spy shots Despite earlier assertions to the contrary, all indications are now that BMW is preparing its first batch of M-tuned sport-utilities, including an X5 M and X6 M. Advanced-stage test mules for both have now been spied by a keen ...

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    BMW to increase U.S. sourcing, and possibly manufacturing volume
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    After the announcement last month that BMW was increasing U.S. production while cutting jobs in Germany, the CFO of the German automaker, Michael Ganal, told WirtschaftsWoche magazine that the automaker intends to make other significant changes as the dollar continues to depreciate against the ...

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    BMW to announce U.S. Spartanburg plant expansion
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    This Monday, BMW will announce plans to expand its sole U.S. assembly plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This is more great news for Spartanburg, as BMW has increased production at the plant three times previously, and the facility is already running over capacity. Its stated capacity is 140,000 ...

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    BMW's South Carolina plant to boost output, needs more workers
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    Despite slashing some 8,000 jobs worldwide, BMW plans to hire more workers to man its Spartanburg, S.C. production center, while simultaneously upping the night shift from eight hours to ten. The South Carolina plant currently produces the X5 and Z4, but with production of the X6 CUV beginning a ...

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    BMW Z4 moving back to Germany
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    Since their introduction in the mid-nineties the BMW Z3 and its Z4 successor, along with their M and coupe derivatives, have always been built at BMW's Spartanburg, South Carolina manufacturing facility. That all looks set to change with the next-generation model. Given that the biggest market for ...

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