Key features:

  • Hybrid front-end for BMW X3, X4
  • Steel and aluminum
  • Technologies: forming of steel, high strength steel and aluminum profiles; milling; spot-, MAG- and projection welding; e-coating; assembly of blind rivet nuts
  • Production plant: Manchester, USA
  • Capacity/year: 311,000
  • SOP: September 2017

Benefits:

Optimized design in accordance with

  • Weight (hybrid solution)
  • Realization of automated assembly system with handling robots at OEM
  • Tight tolerance concept to reduce chassis gaps
  • Reduce assembly cycle time at OEM
  • No extra adjustment of headlights at OEM required

 

 

 

Hybrid front-end in profile and shell design

Technologies: Forming of steel, high strength steel and aluminum profiles; milling, spot-, MAG- and projection welding; e-coating; assembly of blind rivet nuts

Production plants: Manchester/USA

Capacity/Year: 311,000

Customer/Model: BMW X3, X4