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BMW Expands In San Luis Potosi, Mexico: Ready For Neue Klasse



The BMW factory in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, is getting an additional production line. BMW is investing hundreds of millions in the factory, including to prepare it for the arrival of the Neue Klasse models and to produce battery packs for this new EV family.

Since 2019, there has been a large BMW Group factory in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. The 3-series sedan, 2-series coupe, and M2 models are currently rolling off the production line. From 2027 on, electric BMWs should also see the light of day. This is not about EVs like the i4 or i7 but about models of BMW’s new Neue Klasse. This includes an electric equivalent of the 3-series.

The Mexican BMW factory will have an additional production line where batteries for the Neue Klasse models will be built. In addition, BMW says it is expanding the part of the factory where it produces the bodies. In total, the German manufacturer is pumping €800 billion into the factory to prepare it for the arrival of the Neue Klasse EVs. By the way, you don’t have to wait until 2027 to see the first electric models of the Neue Klasse on the road. In Hungary, BMW will start building the first electric SUV of this new model series at the end of next year. In 2026, the starting gun will sound in Munich for the production of an electric sedan, the aforementioned electric alternative to the 3 Series.

The batteries that will be used in the new electric model series are ones with round battery cells. According to BMW, such cells offer 20 percent greater energy density than traditional ones and can be charged up to 30 percent faster. According to the brand, EVs with these batteries have a 30 percent greater range than comparable cars with traditional cells. is an authoritative car blog in Nigeria. Its objective is to get Nigerians and a wider audience to be more informed about automobiles, the automotive sector and transport infrastructure. Over the years, we have been instrumental in creating immeasurable public awareness about automobiles and their maintenance, safety and traffic laws, amongst others. ...Your mobility, our priority. EH