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BMW

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Founded in 1998, the BMW Group Technology Office USA is located in Mountain View, California and currently employs a diverse team from multidisciplinary fields.
The office reflects the spirit of technological innovation embodied by its Silicon Valley setting, bringing together associates to work towards one common goal: the identification of new technologies and trends relevant to BMW, and their incorporation into new products as quickly as possible.
The Mountain View team works to ensure that BMW remains at the forefront of global trends and technology. The researchers and developers concentrate preliminary on Sustainability and Digitalization. That includes but isn't limited to future mobility concepts, smart grid and smart home, battery technology and powertrain topics, as well as sensor technologies, Big Data and machine learning, user experience concepts and highly automated driving.
The offices are easily accessible via the Bay Shore Freeway and are less than a mile from the water and green spaces of Shoreline Park.
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2019
20 Nov

BMW's Role In Supporting Decarbonization And Mobility Of The Future

BMW, United States
23 Aug

Here Come 48V Full Hybrid Electric Vehicles

The new Hyundai Tucson switches off the engine when coasting or braking at under 30kph. This is a bridge to the 48V full hybrids that IDTechEx foresaw some time ago. IDTechEx correctly predicted that they would come sooner rather than later and not just as cars - thus the title of the new IDTechEx report embracing it all, "48V Mild Hybrid and 48V Full Hybrid Vehicles 2020-2030".
22 Aug

Mercedes-Benz EQV: first fully-electric premium MPV

The series version of the Mercedes-Benz EQV is celebrating its debut. The next member of the Mercedes EQ family combines emissions-free mobility with impressive driving abilities, high functionality and aesthetic design as the first fully-electric premium MPV from Mercedes-Benz.
13 Aug

Torqeedo (2019 Update)

13 Aug

BMW i3 Battery Electric Vehicle

With its four brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, the BMW Group is the world's leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services.
Included are:
22 Jul

BMW Group and Tencent partnership for future mobility

BMW China Automotive Trading Ltd and Tencent signed an agreement to work together on building the BMW Group China High Performance D³ platform. The BMW Group will use the platform to develop automated driving technologies and products which suit the complex local traffic conditions and meet local customer demands.
18 Jul

The new MINI Cooper SE, fully electric

Urban mobility with purely electric drive can now also be experienced in hallmark MINI style. The new MINI Cooper SE combines sustainable mobility as the first solely electrically powered model of the British brand.
4 Jul

Lithium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Richard Collins
27 Jun

Fuel cell EVs fit in where?

Time was when fuel cells were to be in every bike then every motorbike then they were pushed back to ever larger vehicles. The IDTechEx take is that fuel cells are most likely to find their place where batteries cannot give the range and where few of the expensive charging station systems are needed meaning fleets and trains.
27 Jun

BMW Group steps up the pace of e-mobility expansion

BMW will now achieve the total of 25 electrified models previously announced for 2025 two years earlier, in 2023. Thanks to flexible vehicle architectures for fully-electric, plug-in hybrid and combustion engine drive trains, the company is able to respond quickly to changing conditions. More than half of the 25 models will be fully electric.
26 Jun

New League Table of Largest EV Manufacturers Calculated June 2019

Increasingly those seeking the greatest economy of scale in EVs are making wider and wider ranges of vehicles for new applications. Read on to find out more.
21 Jun

Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear and Dr Xiaoxi He
19 Jun

Plug-in Hybrids Questioned

IDTechEx now believes that there may be no hybrid cars sold after 2030 other than 48V MHEV continuing for a few years due to their exceptionally low cost. Read on to find out more.
19 Jun

Eagleyard Photonics

Eagleyard are a laser diode manufacturer.
18 Jun

Algorithm tells robots where nearby humans are headed

A new tool for predicting a person's movement trajectory may help humans and robots work together in close proximity.
13 Jun

Plug-in Hybrids: More Models but No Future Says IDTechEx Research

Something strange is happening. Car manufacturers are issuing a flood of plug-in hybrid cars. The consumer is spoiled for choice with Mini, BMW, Skoda, Volvo, Porsche, Mercedes and others joining in.
11 Jun

Pure electric Killing Plug in Hybrids

This is a more informative version of an article we have published recently. Read on to find out more about how Car manufacturers are issuing a flood of plug-in hybrid cars.
30 May

Manned Electric Aircraft 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Richard Collins
29 May

A Solid Future: New Opportunities enabled by Solid State Batteries

Solid state batteries have been considered as the avenue to the next generation energy storage solutions. According to IDTechEx's research "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2019-2029: Technology, Patents, Forecasts, Players" www.idtechex.com/solid.
28 May

Launch of the new BMW E-Scooter

The new BMW E-Scooter will get its rider to their destination even more quickly, thanks to its range of twelve kilometres and 20 km/h top speed.