EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Germany


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-05-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

On 9 May 2011, German automobile manufacturer BMW announced to provide 2,000 new jobs in 2011, of which 1,000 jobs will be in Germany. The company also stated that it will continue using temporary workers in order to react flexibly to market fluctuation. Last week BMW had announced their record result for the first quarter of the business year, expecting to hit an all time high in sales in 2011. There is no information about the number of actual employees in the German filiales of the company.