BMW has commenced the production of its first all-electric crossover, the iX3, at BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint venture in Shenyang, China. The production in China is not only for the local market, but will also be exported to global markets.
BBA conducts rigorous testing of everything from the battery to the finished car to ensure safety, including 128 mechanical tests and 994 software functionality tests. About 140 functional tests check every aspect of the vehicle during acceleration, in particular road conditions and on rocky roads, the company said.
Check out the assembly video above. Read more about the iX3 here.