By Staff Reporter
The locally made BMW X3 has resumed exports to Europe. Production had stopped due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Having resumed production 18 May 2020, 2,000 X3s made their way to the Port of Durban where they will be shipped to Customers in Europe.
BMW SA resumed production after undertaking strict health and safety precautions which were endorsed by none other than Gauteng’s Premier, honourable David Makhura. The measures to protect staff which include daily screening, the supply of four masks a day, the appointment of dedicated Corona virus compliance officers and health services personnel. This week, BMW resumed a second shift operation.
The BMW Group Plant in Rosslyn has a maximum capacity of 76,000 units a year. The production output supports the transport and logistics industry that in turn employs thousands of South Africans. Cars are transported to Durban via trucks and rail.
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