The traditional brand Borgward returns to Bremen and continues its success story. The production start of the Stuttgart automobile manufacturer is planned for 2019. An SKD production of 1,000 pieces per year is planned. For this purpose, between 50 and 100 jobs will be created. BX7 is the name of Borgward’s premiere model with an all-electric drive. The production of the electric and plug-in hybrid models of the BX5 series is also planned. Further models are to follow.
Borgward is planning its plant on a 140,000 square meter site at the Cargo Distribution Center GVZ. It offers, with its excellent traffic connection, ideal conditions for the Borgward Group project. In addition to the existing Borgward suppliers such as Continental, Kuka, Schaeffler / SKF, BorgWarner, Webasto, Bosch will play a crucial role in the production of fully electric vehicles , while electronics company LG will do the same for batteries.
The state of Bremen is a competence center in the automotive sector. More than 40 supplier companies and around 17,000 employees comprise the local automotive network.