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BMW India to increase dealership network in 2011


Under Phase I expansion plans, the automobile manufacturer has set up 12 outlets in the country. In the second phase, the company has planned to increase the present 18 outlets to 22 outlets, BMW India said in a statement here.

As part of expanding its network, the company today inaugurated their new outlet "OSL Prestige" in Bhubaneswar.

"...We aim to maintain our leading position in the Indian market by now embarking on the second wave of our India strategy. We are proud to announce the opening of OSL Prestige in Bhubaneswar. OSL Prestige is also our dealer partner for West Bengal and this new facility strengthens Phase II of our expansion in India," BMW India President Andreas Schaaf said.

While the showroom is located at Shahid Nagar, the service facility is present in Cuttack. The fully equipped workshop would service up to 10 cars per day.

BMW India in 2007 opened its production plant near Chennai. The facility produces BMW 3 series and 5 series. On a single shift basis it has the capacity to produce 5,400 units.