Here’s the List of Suppliers for the BMW X4

Few people out there, that have almost no business with the automotive industry, know that most cars are not made in their entirety by the company that puts its badge on its bonnet. All manufacturers basically do is get parts from one supplier or another and assembly all of them together and then sell them as a complete package to you. Well, not exactly.
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When a company starts developing a car, they have to take care of the design, the specifications and to make sure that everything will fit in place. Then, when the specs, performance and design numbers are done, they start looking for the best suppliers around.

Once a supplier was chosen the specifics of the part needed in the new car are sent over so that the company can start making them. There are, however different kinds of suppliers out there and each company has to choose its own depending on their needs and a good price/reliability/performance ratio.

BMWs are known to be a bit more expensive than the average vehicle but that price difference is justified by using the best suppliers and parts around. At least that’s what the Bavarians say. However, now, we can make sure on our own.

The guys from Supplier Business put together an interesting graph showing us exactly what suppliers BMW does business in putting the X4 together.

You’ll notice that long-term partners of the company are still there, such as Mahle, Hella and Takata (even though the recent airbag problems might’ve suggested a new name). Others are now missing or haven’t been included here, such as Bosch, for example. Either way, in case you were curious about who supplies what, you know now.
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