BMW CEO Oliver Zipse announced the Automaker will be investing $1.7 billion in its Spartensburg South Carolina complex to produce as many as six fully electric models and the batteries to power them by 2030. The Spartanburg complex s is one of BMW’s largest globally and has produced over 6 million vehicles since it began operation three decades ago. “Spartanburg has been a cornerstone of the global success of the BMW Group,” said Zipse. “It is the home of the BMW X models that are so popular all over the world. Going forward, it will also be a major driver for our electrification strategy, and we will produce at least six fully electric BMW X models here by 2030.”

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