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Posted June 28, 2023

By: Alex Shahini

Aligning with the 50th-anniversary celebrations of BMW Plant Rosslyn, the automaker has just announced that it will be investing R4,2 billion into the facility to become the first producer of plug-in hybrids in South Africa with the next-generation X3.

The next generation of the X3 will be produced with a plug-in hybrid derivative from 2024 on and the firm intends on ensuring Rosslyn, the first production plant established outside of Germany remains with the evolving times and becomes a contributor to growing demand for the NEV model. Dr Milan Nedeljković, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG who also chairs the Board of Management for BMW Group South Africa announced this momentous stride for the local automotive sector today, the 28th of June 2023.