2 Apr 2021
bp Joins BMW, Daimler EV Charging Venture
bp agreed to join BMW Group and Daimler Mobility AG in their drive to extend and significantly improve electrification, making electric vehicle charging more convenient, simpler and seamless for drivers.
18 Jan 2021
BMW Plans to Double Sales of Fully Electric Vehicles
The BMW Group has now increased the number of electrified vehicles (fully-electric and plug-in hybrid) in its line-up to 13 models, available in 74 markets around the globe. The BMW Group plans to virtually double the number of electrified vehicles it offers to 25 models by 2023: More than half of these will be fully electric.
10 Nov 2020
Electric Mobility in new Spheres: First Electrified Wingsuit Flight
Electric mobility is conquering the third dimension. BMW Group will present the first electric drive system for a wingsuit with which the centuries-old dream of flying can be realised in a completely novel way.
6 Jul 2020
BMW Group Opens new Additive Manufacturing Campus
The BMW Group has officially opened its new Additive Manufacturing Campus. The new centre brings together production of prototype and series parts under one roof, along with research into new 3D printing technologies, and associate training for the global rollout of toolless production.
19 Jun 2020
BMW has demonstrated success with its first electric car, the i3 with strong sales since 2013. BMW have announced plans for 25 electrified models by 2023, showing a strong push towards electrification.
7 Apr 2020
BMW Reaffirms Commitment to Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology
Developing alternative powertrain technologies is a top priority for the BMW Group. The carmaker offers first virtual insights into the powertrain system for the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT and reaffirms its commitment to following a carefully considered and systematic route to emission-free mobility.
2 Apr 2020
BMW Uses Blockchain to Drive Supply Chain Transparency
The BMW Group is using innovative digital technologies to optimise its processes. A good example of this is Blockchain, a technology that enables tamper-proof data sharing, with potential applications throughout the entire automotive value chain.
4 Dec 2019
IONITY builds high-power, fast-charging network for electric vehicles along major highways to facilitate long-distance travel across Europe.
3 Dec 2019
BMW Group to Build MINI E with Great Wall Motor in China
The BMW Group and Great Wall Motor are building a joint plant in China, where the BMW Group will produce future fully-electric models of its MINI brand. The plant will have a standard capacity of up to 160,000 vehicles per year.
22 Nov 2019
BMW Forges Ahead with E-Mobility and Secures Long-Term Battery Needs
The BMW Group is forging ahead with electromobility and deepening its existing business relationships with battery cell manufacturers CATL and Samsung SDI.
19 Nov 2019
BMW Targeting 600km Range for Electric i4
The fifth generation of BMW eDrive includes a newly designed high-voltage battery featuring the latest battery cell technology. With a weight of some 550 kilograms, it has an energy content of around 80 kWh. This gives the BMW i4 a range of approximately 600 kilometres.
23 Sep 2019
Tritium opens state-of-the-art innovation and customer-focused R&D
Tritium has opened the doors of a new facility in Los Angeles which will enable the company to increase production to cater for a growing sales pipeline in the Americas region.
17 Sep 2019
BMW to have one million electrified vehicles on the roads in 2021
The BMW Group is focusing on the next electromobility milestone and by the end of 2021, aims to have a total of one million electrified vehicles on the roads.
13 Sep 2019
Continental offer lidar modules, radar modules and cameras for ADAS.
22 Aug 2019
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 2019
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.
22 Jul 2019
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 2019
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.
27 Jun 2019
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.