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      05-19-2008, 08:40 AM   #1
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Video footage of BMW Production Line - for those of us waiting ;)

Whilst we're waiting for them to arrive, I thought you might like to have a look at how our cars are put together. For those who haven't seen this footage before, here are a few interesting videos showing the 3 series production line at the Leipzig plant in Germany. The 1 series is also built at this plant.

The first video is a look at the Leipzig plant and its design. Amazing!











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      05-19-2008, 09:32 AM   #2
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Thanks cozza, seen some of those, but some new ones there for me. Interesting.
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They are some mad videos. Cheers
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Nice , those robots are cool! I should have gone and seen the plant whilst in Leipzig
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Thanks Cozza..Automation at its best
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      05-19-2008, 06:49 PM   #6
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There's also some more at the Leipzig site - http://www.bmwgroup.com/bmwgroup_pro...prozesse.shtml
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awesome videos. gave me the goosebumps to think my car is coming through that!!

CAUTION: geeky note: the concept of open architecture for car plants is not bmw's though. toyota's tps and their "muda mura muri' back in the late 40s was the real leap forward .
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Still doesn't quite compare to the phaeton line in Dresden.
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oh my god i think i wet myself!!!

do you love your car too much or very much?
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