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Electric cars in China

China-made BMW and Tesla electric vehicles head to Europe

Supply chains drive nation's rise to EV powerhouse

BMW is slated to deliver its new iX3 electric SUV, produced in northeastern China's Liaoning Province, to Europe as soon as early 2021. (Photo courtesy of BMW)

FRANKFURT, Germany/BEIJING -- With two full-scale vehicle plants, a research and development center and an engine factory, BMW's operations in northeastern China constitute the German carmaker's largest production base worldwide.

Buoyed by strong demand in China, the vehicle plants in the city of Shenyang's Tiexi and Dadong districts are undergoing further expansions, which will increase the annual production capacity to more than 650,000 units.

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