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BMW X sales help push BMW to good November
DEC 1, 2017

BMW X sales help push BMW to good November

It was a good month for Sports Activity Vehicles, the X models, produced in Greer.

Sales of the X5 increased 17.5 percent to 5,515 vehicles, while the all-new X3 sold 3,087 vehicles in its first half-month of availability. 

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BMW recalling models for fire risk
NOV 4, 2017

BMW recalling models for fire risk

BMW is recalling about 1.4 million vehicles, under two recalls, due to an increased risk of fires occurring under the hood.

BMW recommends that the affected vehicles should be parked outside until the recall is activated on Dec. 18 and after repairs have been made.

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X5 gains is a bright spot in BMW October sales
NOV 2, 2017

X5 gains is a bright spot in BMW October sales

The Greer-produced BMW X5 was one of the positive October sales gains for BMW brand vehicles. The X5 increased 9.5 percent to 4,254 vehicles.

Overall the models – X3, X4, X5, X6 – produced in Greer showed a collective 22.5 percent decrease or 6,639 vehicles sold this year compared to 8,564 vehicles sold in 2016. Year-to-date overall sales are down -0.5 percent or 80,869 sold compared to 81,285 sold in 2016.

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Largest industrial building in Velocity Park, nearly 300,000 sq. ft. being built
OCT 2, 2017

Construction has begun on a 297,600-square-foot building in Velocity Park that will become the first of three buildings on the property on Victor Hill Road in Greer.

Construction has begun on a 297,600-square-foot building in Velocity Park that will become the first of three buildings on the property on Victor Hill Road in Greer. The property borders Greenville and Spartanburg counties and is one of the most convenient to the automobile industry serving BMW and other new industrial and manufacturing industries.

Cullum Interests, a Greer-based industrial developer led by Allen Cullum, is partnering with Childress Klein, one of the Southeast’s largest commercial and real estate firms.

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Wow! BMW produces 4 millionth vehicle here in Greer
SEP 8, 2017

Four million BMW’s have been made at the BMW Manufacturing Co., in Greer.

While GreerToday has promoted HereInGreer for years and the Greer Chamber proudly boasts its GreerMade initiative, it all adds up to one gigantic economic engine that resonates throughout the world.

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BMW Greer makes management changes
SEP 5, 2017

Sherry McCraw has been named the new Vice President of Assembly.
 

BMW Manufacturing announced five new senior management appointments.

• Sherry McCraw has been named the new Vice President of Assembly. McCraw was one of the first BMW Associates hired in 1993. She has worked in several areas of assembly production, planning, engineering and technology. Since 2013, she has served as Vice President of Finance and Compliance. McCraw replaces Dirk Hilgenberg, who will return to Munich as the Head of Production System, Technical Planning, Tool Shop, and Plant Construction.

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Greer-produced BMW X vehicles show August sales decline
SEP 3, 2017

Greer-produced BMW X vehicles show August sales decline

Greer-produced BMW X vehicles showed a 30 percent decline in August sales compared to August 2016, according to BMW monthly reports. Year to date Greer models show a 4.6 percent increase through August 2016 compared to the same month this year.

Sales of BMW brand vehicles decreased 7.7 percent in August for a total of 23,553 compared to 25,531 vehicles sold in August 2016. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is down 5 percent in the U.S. on sales of 194,604 vehicles compared to 204,744 sold in the first eight months of 2016.

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X5 was a bright spot for BMW in July sales
AUG 1, 2017

X5 was a bright spot for BMW in July sales

The Greer manufactured X5 was a bright spot in July as BMW reported its brand sales decreased 14.8 percent.

The X5 increased 8.8 percent to 2,986 vehicles.

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BMW X5 shows biggest June sales increase, X4 highest percentage
JUL 5, 2017

BMW X5 shows biggest June sales increase, X4 highest percentage

BMW sales of its X models produced in Greer showed an increase of 4.9 percent in June and an overall year-to-date total of 11.9 percent compared to the same month in 2016.

The highest sales were the X5 model at 4,589 units compared to the same month last year of 4,018 vehicles.

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BMW: 1,000 jobs, $600 million investment headed to Greer over next four years
JUN 26, 2017

The third generation of the BMW X3 was unveiled today as part of BMW's announcement of  its continued investment – $600 million and more than 1,000 jobs in next four years – at the Greer plant.
 
 

BMW will add an additional $600 million in its Greer plant and create more than 1,000 more jobs over the next four years.

CEO Harald Krueger’s announcement Monday in part was in celebrating the German automaker’s 25th year of manufacturing in South Carolina. BMW announced in June 1992 construction of the company’s firs full production facility out of Germany in Greer.

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Jaeger winner of rain-shortened BMW Pro-Am
MAY 21, 2017

President and CEO, BMW Manufacturing Knudt Flor (left) and Bob Nitto (right) President, BMW Charity Pro-Am, congratulate winner Stephan Jaeger.
 
 

Stephan Jaeger took home the BMW Charity Pro-Am trophy Sunday without teeing up for the fourth round. The final round was cancelled on Sunday due to heavy rain.

Jaeger, UT-Chattanooga alumni from Munich, earned $126,000 for the win. Jaeger cemented his victory on Saturday after taking possession of the 54-hole lead after two eagles.

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Jaeger takes 54-hole lead at BMW Pro-Am
MAY 20, 2017

Stephan Jaeger recorded two eagles Saturday to take sole possession of the 54-hole lead at the BMW Charity Pro-Am.
 

Stephan Jaeger poured in two eagles Saturday to take sole possession of the 54-hole lead at the BMW Charity Pro-Am with a 6-under 65 at Furman University Golf Club.

Jaeger’s 19-under 195 three-day total leads Tyler Duncan, Xinjun Zhang, and Andrew Yun by one as the 27-year-old German searches for his second career Web.com Tour victory.

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Anguiano's 62 at Furman earns one-stroke lead at BMW Pro-Am
MAY 19, 2017

Mark Anguiano fired a bogey-free 9-under 62 on Thursday at Furman University Golf Club to take a one-stroke opening-round lead over Andrew Yun, Blake Adams and Stephan Jaeger in the Web.com Tour’s BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation.

Anguaino’s 62 ties the lowest 18-hole score on the Web.com Tour this season, which was previously recorded by Nate Lashley in March at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open.

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Packers' Rodgers making the rounds at BMW Pro-Am
MAY 18, 2017

Aaron Rodgers will headline the celebrities at the BMW Pro-Am beginning today,
 

• Practice gallery

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers talked about playing in the BMW Charity Pro-Am at the Thornblade Club Wednesday afternoon. See celebrity rotations here.

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Celebrity rotation is set for BMW Charity Pro-Am
MAY 12, 2017

Celebrities and course rotation for the BMW Charity Pro-Am at Thornblade Club, The Preserve at Verdae and Furman University Golf Club are set.

The tournament is scheduled over three courses May 18-21 at the Furman University Golf Club, The Preserve at Verdae and Thornblade Club in Greer.

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Big X3 April sales is highlight in decreased BMW brand sales
MAY 2, 2017

The Greer produced BMW X3 had a  32.3 percent increase in April sales, to 3,204 vehicles.
 
 

The Greer produced BMW X3, with its 32.3 percent increase in April sales, to 3,204 vehicles, (2,422 in April 2016) was a highlight in a slow month of BMW brand sales.

The X3 showed a 32.8 percent increase in year-to-date sales with 16,773 vehicles compared to 2016 with 12,533 vehicles sold.

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Spin Doctors headline Concert Party, second event features variety
MAY 1, 2017

Spin Doctors headline Concert Party, second event features variety

The Spin Doctors headline the BMW Charity Pro-Am The Concert Party on Friday, May 19 at 7 p.m. at the Peace Center Amphitheater. Tickets are $250.

Music fans looking for a less expensive option can attend Thursday night’s 6-10 p.m. free Celebrity Concert on Main featuring “Back 9” in addition to the routine by Larry the Cable Guy. Also scheduled to perform May 18 are Mark Bryan and Dean Felber (Hootie and The Blowfish), Preston Pohl (The Voice), and country artists Steve Azar and Colt Ford.

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Aaron Rodgers, Chipper Jones among celebrities announced for BMW Pro-Am
APR 20, 2017

Web.com professionals will be paired with amateurs and celebrities during the BMW Pro-Am.
 
 

Past, present and future sports and entertainment champions and personalities will be on display at the BMW Charity Pro-Am in May 15-21.

Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers Super Bowl Champion XLV (2010 season), and former Atlanta Braves Chipper Jones, All-Star and World Series Champion (1995) will headline the celebrities announced Thursday for the May 15-21 tournament that pairs Web.com Tour amateurs with professionals.

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Greer's BMW plant is leading U.S. automotive exporter by value
FEB 15, 2017

BMW X models waiting for export at the Port of Charleston.
 

A record 287,700 BMW X models were exported from the BMW Manufacturing plant in Greer in 2016.

Approximately 86 percent of the sports activity vehicles and coupes were exported through the Port of Charleston with an export value of $9.53 billion, according to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. That makes the facility the leading U.S. automotive exporter by value.

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BMW recalling more than 230,000 vehicles to replace Takata air bag inflators
FEB 3, 2017

BMW recalling more than 230,000 vehicles to replace Takata air bag inflators

BMW is recalling more than 230,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. Thirteen automakers are among the latest recall for more than 652,000 vehicles in the U.S.

The BMW recall covers certain 3 series cars from 2000 to 2002, some 5 series cars from 2001 to 2002, and some X5 SUVs from 2001 to 2003.

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