BMW Group Plant Dingolfing.
Dingolfing is traditionally known as the birthplace and production site of BMW’s large model series. Since the early 1970s, every generation of the BMW 5, 6, 7 and 8 Series have been built here – including the respective M and Individual variants. However, in the course of the past few years, the plant’s model portfolio was expanded to include variants of the BMW 3 and 4 Series as well. In all, BMW Group Plant Dingolfing currently produces six model series.
Already today, plug-in hybrid variants of the BMW 5 and 7 Series are manufactured in Dingolfing. From 2021 onwards the new BMW iNEXT will then be the first all-electric car (BEV) made in Dingolfing.
At present, a total of approx. 18,000 people work at the BMW Group’s site in Dingolfing; over 800 young people are trained in 14 different professions. These numbers make BMW Group Plant Dingolfing not only the biggest employer in the region, but also one of Germany’s largest industrial production sites. A sophisticated commuter bus system is in place to bring employees from all over Lower Bavaria to their workplace in Dingolfing and back home. The plant has about 10,000 active bus commuters; the more than 250 buses in service cover a total distance of around 43,000 kilometers every day.
In addition to the automotive core production, BMW Group Plant Dingolfing is also home to production facilities for vehicle components such as pressed parts as well as chassis and drive components. Due to the site’s outstanding expertise in handling aluminum, the car bodies for all Rolls-Royce models are also manufactured here. Thanks to this aluminum expertise in vehicle construction and longstanding experience in producing alternative drives, BMW Group Plant Dingolfing furthermore provides crucial electric drive components for the BMW i models and the BMW Group’s future plug-in hybrid models. These parts are manufactured at Plant 02.20 and further downtown at Plant 02.10, which is also responsible for the production of axles for the local vehicle plant and axle differentials for the BMW Group’s global plant network.
Dingolfing and Lower Bavaria are not only "manufacturing base" for BMW Group, but also home to the central spare parts distribution. From a so-called dynamic center, a large warehouse and handling space, the worldwide BMW and MINI dealership network is supplied with original parts and accessories. In order to meet the growing demands of the parts sales new, large stocks of spare parts for the BMW Group in Bruckberg (Landkreis Landshut) and Wallersdorf (Landkreis Dingolfing-Landau) are currently built.