25 April 2017
Electric Borgward for Europe production
This will be the first Borgward built in Europe for half a century, writes Brian Byrne.
It’s an electric version of the Borgward B7 SUV, built in China by the owners of the Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Company (BAIC).
The vehicle will be produced in new manufacturing facility which the company will build in Borgward’s home city of Bremen, Germany.
BAIC debuted the B7 at Frankfurt in 2015 and began sales ion China last year. A second, smaller B5 is also now on sale.
BAIC also produces cars based on Saab 9-3 and 9-5 technology, though not as Saabs.