(CIANEWS) - The BMW Group’s development centre in Sokolov is preparing to start operating fully in mid-2023. It is currently in trial operation and has welcomed its first employees. In addition, several charging stations (22-75 kW) have been completed, including two ultra-stations with an output of up to 350 kW. In the future, the site will also contain a hydrogen station. Over EUR 300m has already been invested in the first development centre in Central Europe.