Founded in May 2003, BMW Brilliance Automotive Ltd. is a joint venture of BMW Group and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd. The operation includes production, sales and after-sales services of BMW automotives. The plants are situated in Shenyang city, Liaoning Province, which is a strong industrial base of China. BMW Brilliance has a branch company in Beijing, with a nationwide sales and service network.
Currently, BMW Brilliance manufactures the All-New BMW 5 Series Long Wheelbase, the BMW 3 Series Long Wheelbase and standard version, the All-New BMW X1, the BMW 2 Series Tourer and the BMW 1 Series sedan. These vehicles are produced at Plant Dadong and Plant Tiexi, in Shenyang.
In May 2017, BMW Brilliance opened New Plant Dadong, a brand new and highly innovative automotive production plant which is a forerunner for the application of Industry 4.0. An engine plant began operations in January 2016 and produces the BMW Group’s advanced 3 and 4 cylinder engines. Upon the opening of a high voltage battery center in 2017, BMW Brilliance will become the first premium JV to assemble high voltage batteries in China. Plant Tiexi was the first automotive plant in China to be recognized as a national 4A tourist attraction, an achievement that will benefit the local area by inspiring interest in science and technology and promoting tourism in Liaoning province.