|GLOBAL LAUNCH CAMPAIGN FOR BMW i8|
|Munich. The BMW Group will kick off its global launch campaign for the new BMW i8 in May. The BMW Group's first plug-in hybrid is a visionary vehicle with outstanding design that redefines the concept of premium and sheer driving pleasure. The BMW i8 combines the performance of a sports car with the fuel economy of a small car and therefore represents the next stage of development in the BMW Efficient Dynamics philosophy.
The launch campaign focuses on the ground-breaking idea behind t...[Read more...]|
|THE BMW I8 – NEW TAKE ON THE ULTIMATE DRIVING MACHINE™ POWERTRAIN, LIGHTWEIGHT DESIGN AND DRIVING EXPERIENCE.|
|Woodcliff Lake, NJ – August 6, 2013… At a driving event at the BMW Group's Miramas test track in France, the BMW i presented a prototype of its second production vehicle, the BMW i8. BMW i is synonymous with visionary mobility concepts and a new definition of premium quality that is strongly focused on sustainability. Following the world debut of the first production model, the BMW i3, the BMW Group's next step will be to extend this revolutionary answer to the future challenges facing p...[Read more...]|
|BMW I8 ROADSTER WINS NORTH AMERICAN CONCEPT CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR BEST PRODUCTION PREVIEW VEHICLE.|
|Woodcliff Lake, NJ – July 2, 2013… The BMW i8 Roadster won the North American Concept Car of the year Award in 2012 and it has been crowned again this year, now as the Best Production Preview Vehicle. The Production Preview category recognizes those vehicles based on a model that has already been announced or planned for production.
The awards are given to the best Production Preview Vehicle, Concept Car, Concept Truck/SUV, Specialty Concept, and Most Significant Concept Vehicle of ea...[Read more...]|
|Bmw I And Solarwatt Cooperate On Sustainable Charging Solutions|
|Solar carport provides home solar charging for electric vehicles.
Munich. SOLARWATT GmbH and BMW i will be teaming up to supply combined rooftop and carport photovoltaic solutions for future BMW i customers. The new SOLARWATT CARPORT SYSTEM will offer BMW i3 and BMW i8 owners an attractively designed solar-based electric vehicle charging plus household microgeneration system using innovative glass-glass modules. Various ordering methods will be available: customers can obtain SOLARWATT...[Read more...]|
|BMW I8 Wins Crown As The 2012 Concept Vehicle Of The Year|
|BMW takes the 2012 Concept Car of the Year Award with its i8 Concept Spyder. This award marks BMW's fourth competition as a category finalist and the brand's second visit to the awards podium at the eleventh annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards announced today. The Concept Car category recognizes those vehicles where passenger carrying is the primary intent.
The awards recognize those vehicles most likely to shape the future of the automobile industry. This year, more tha...[Read more...]|
|BMW X4 SPORTS ACTIVITY COUPE AND M4 CONVERTIBLE MAKE WORLD DEBUT AT 2014 NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW|
|◾New BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe and BMW ALPINA B6 xDrive Gran Coupe to make North American debuts
◾Updated BMW X3 Sports Activity Vehicle also makes North American debut including first BMW Advanced Diesel X3 model for the US
◾BMW Concept X5 eDrive showcases new dimension of
BMW EfficientDynamics technology
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – April 3, 2014 6:00pm EDT/3:00pm PDT. . . The all-new BMW X4 Sports Activity Coupe as well as the BMW M4 Convertible make their world debuts at the 2014 New Yor...[Read more...]|
|BMW at the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA).|
|Munich. The present and future of driving pleasure converge in the new models presented by the BMW and BMW i brands at the International Motor Show (IAA) 2013 in Frankfurt am Main. One of the highlights of the world's most important car show this year is the joint premiere of the BMW i3 and BMW i8. The BMW Group's first purely electrically powered vehicle to go into series production and the world's most forward-looking sports car showcase the future focus, universal appeal and broad spre...[Read more...]|
|BMW AT THE 2013 FRANKFURT INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW (IAA).|
|Munich. The present and future of driving pleasure converge in the new models presented by the BMW and BMW i brands at the International Motor Show (IAA) 2013 in Frankfurt am Main. One of the highlights of the world's most important car show, which takes place from 12 – 22 September this year, is the premiere of the BMW i3. With its passenger cell made from carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) and BMW eDrive technology designed to deliver zero-emission driving, the first series-produced...[Read more...]|
|PORSCHE 918 SPYDER WOWS GOODWOOD|
|◾Innovative 887 hp plug-in hybrid super sports car makes public dynamic debut at Festival of Speed
◾Pedigree motorsport technology delivers maximum performance with minimum fuel consumption
◾Mid-mounted 4.6-litre V8 engine and two electric motors with lithium-ion batteries combine to deliver 0-62 mph in 2.8 secs, 211 mph top speed, plus approx. 85 mpg and 79 g/km CO2 (NEDC)
◾Independent all-wheel drive offers traction and driving dynamics benefits
◾Priced from 781,155 Euro – 'Weissach' packa...[Read more...]|
|BMW I3 CONCEPT COUPE: EUROPEAN PREMIERE PLUS INTELLIGENT RANGE-ENHANCING SOLUTIONS|
|The BMW i3 Concept Coupe celebrates its European premiere in Geneva, while the BMW i8 Concept Spyder also makes an appearance. These two concept models reflect the current status of the ongoing development process and illustrate the potential breadth of an extended BMW i portfolio. At the same time they show how high-performance, zero-emission mobility is also able to deliver when it comes to emotional excitement and sheer appeal. Both models are built around BMW eDrive technology, which will pr...[Read more...]|