Global Auto Group, the official importer of BMW, BMW i, and MINI automobiles in Egypt, has announced the start of assembly of luxury models of the BMW brand locally.
Chairperson of Global Auto Fahd Al-Ghanim announced during a conference the return of BMW production locally, and $150m in investments have been pumped into the local market, indicating that the factory acquired the lion’s share of these investments.
Mohamed Kandil, the CEO of Global Auto, revealed the start of production of BMW X models in Egypt. This belongs to the SUV category, starting with the X5 40 model.
“The locally assembled X3 and X4 will be delivered to customers who booked during the first quarter, and the X7 before the first half of this year,” Kandil added.
He pointed out that Global Auto had decided to start assembly.
BMW V is currently available through the BMW X5 40, which belongs to the category of medium-sized multi-purpose sports cars.
He said that the BMW factory has been able, since its inception, to assemble and produce nearly 45,000 cars. It is the only factory owned by a local agent, indicating that its production capacity reaches 10,000 vehicles annually.