Tag Archives: BMW

TomTom to provide Live Traffic information, Online Routing and Electric Vehicle Services for BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles

PARIS, 03-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that it has been chosen by the BMW Group to provide drivers with Live TomTom Traffic information, Online Routing and Electric Vehicle (EV) Services for BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles. The deal … Read the full press release

Charly Lamm on leaving BMW Team Schnitzer: his motives, his connection to BMW and what the future holds

SACHSENRING, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the start of the week, BMW Team Schnitzer announced that 2019 will herald some personnel changes for the long-established team from Freilassing (GER). On 1st January, long-term team principal Charly Lamm (GER) will hand over management … Read the full press release

2018 DTM: BMW Team RBM’s Bruno Spengler achieved his first podium finish of the season at the Nürburgring

NÜRBURGRING, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —In the 15th race of the 2018 DTM season, BMW Team RBM’s Bruno Spengler achieved his first podium finish of the season at the Nürburgring (GER). After 40 laps, the Canadian driver crossed the finishing line second … Read the full press release

The market launch of the new BMW M5 Competition heralds the creation of a new product category: BMW M GmbH will offer the most powerful variants of its high-performance cars as standalone models

MUNICH, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The new BMW M5 Competition high-performance sedan (fuel consumption combined: 10.8 – 10.7 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 246 – 243 g/km)* brings together exceptional performance and a suitably rarefied aura with the unruffled ease in everyday use for … Read the full press release

BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi won bronze and a silver medal at the 2018 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Italy

Maniago, Italy, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) has extended his collection of para-cycling medals with a bronze and a silver medal. At the weekend, the 2018 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships took place on Zanardi’s … Read the full press release

DHL Freight will continue to manage BMW Group’s overland transport in 17 countries covered by the companies’ previous contract

DHL Freight wins contract with the BMW Group Successful renewal of existing business and expansion of collaboration Custom-tailored Connected Supply Chain solution to monitor and optimize flow of goods BONN, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight has been awarded an extension … Read the full press release

BMW i launches factory-fitted, fully integrated inductive charging facility for the high-voltage battery in a plug-in hybrid vehicle

MUNICH, 28-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW i launches yet another world first in the form of a factory-fitted, fully integrated inductive charging facility for the high-voltage battery in a plug-in hybrid vehicle. Production will start in July.  As part of … Read the full press release

CEZ Group’s Elevion Group to deliver complete central energy systems for combined electricity, heat, and cold generation for BMW Group’s headquarters and production facilities in Munich

The German Elevion Group, a member of CEZ Group, will deliver complete central energy systems for combined electricity, heat, and cold generation for BMW Group’s headquarters and production facilities in Munich. The delivery should be completed in the second half of … Read the full press release

BMW M Motorsport makes its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) appearance this week in the South of France

MUNICH, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW M Motorsport will make its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) appearance this week (6th/7th April) as it enters The Prologue, the official pre-season test at Circuit Paul Ricard in the South of France. BMW M … Read the full press release

The BMW M5 voted “World Performance Car 2018” at the 2018 New York International Auto Show award ceremony

Seventh World Car Award for a BMW automobile. MUNICH, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The BMW M5 (combined fuel consumption: 10.5 l/100km*; combined CO2emissions: 241 g/100km*) has been voted “World Performance Car 2018”, making this the seventh time BMW has received a World … Read the full press release

World premiers for BMW at Geneva International Motor Show 2018: BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe, BMW X4, BMW X2, BMW M3 CS, BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, BMW i8 Roadster

World premiere for the BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe: Study car offers a look ahead to the most alluring and exotic variant of the new BMW 8 Series. GENEVA, 07-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Presskit updated with BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe. … Read the full press release

BMW: Dakar Rally 2018: Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) and Andreas Schulz (DEU) in the all-new MINI John Cooper Works Buggy complete Stage 4

Mikko Hirvonen secures 4th place finish in Stage 4. Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski now 10th overall. Al Rajhi and Garafulic begin fightback.  MUNICH, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Delayed by heavy fog, Stage 4 finally got off to a spectacular start with the car category getting … Read the full press release

BMW Group Press Conference at the NAIAS 2018 will be transmitted live via satellite in the US and Europe

MUNICH, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Please find below the TV and online offer for the BMW Group Press Conference at the NAIAS 2018 as follows: The BMW Group Press Conference at the NAIAS 2018 will be transmitted live via satellite in the US … Read the full press release

German Bobsleigh and Luge Sports Federation (BSD) uses BMW Group’s state-of-the-art wind tunnel to optimise the material and the riding position ahead of the Olympics

Aerodynamics are the key to success: In the BMW Group’s wind tunnel, the skeleton athletes complete final preparations for the Olympics. Technology partner BMW enables the BSD athletes to optimise sporting equipment, racing gear and the riding position.  MUNICH, 10-Jan-2018 … Read the full press release

CLAAS and BMW create the Large Vehicle Alert System to promote road safety

Harsewinkel, Germany, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Large Vehicle Alert System, a new development to enhance road safety, has been unveiled by CLAAS. The company is teaming up with BMW AG at Agritechnica, the world’s leading trade fair for agricultural machinery, … Read the full press release

Official pre-season test in Valencia for season four of the FIA Formula E Championship for BMW and the MS&AD Andretti Team

VALENCIA, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ —  The official pre-season test in Valencia (ESP) heralds the crucial phase of preparations for season four of the FIA Formula E Championship for BMW and the MS&AD Andretti Team. From Monday to Thursday, all the teams … Read the full press release

BMW: extraordinary pageant of new models and concept vehicles at the IAA Cars 2017 show in Frankfurt am Main

MUNICH, 30-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new products unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt show highlight the status of BMW as a manufacturer of vehicles that transmit unrivalled levels of emotional appeal with their inspirational design, trailblazing innovations and the driving pleasure … Read the full press release

BMW teams finish in the top 10 at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL)

After the two victories in 2015 and 2016, the BMW teams were missing the racing luck required to be able to fight for the win this time at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL). Technical issues with both the ROWE … Read the full press release

2017 British Superbike Championship: BMW riders claimed important results both in the Superbike and the Superstock classes

At the weekend, the BMW Motorrad Motorsport racers and the BMW experts have been in action in Great Britain, Croatia and Italy. At Britain’s Snetterton, the BMW riders in the British Superbike Championship (BSB) took to the track with success. … Read the full press release

BMW i8 Roadster: virtually silent and with zero local emissions

The BMW i8 Roadster is coming: time for a first look. The ultimate progressive sports car is now ready to spread its wings MUNICH, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW i is looking forward to welcoming the third member of the BMW … Read the full press release

Leading OEMs Meet to Discuss Electrification and 48V Architectures in Europe

70+ high-level speakers from the battery industry’s top OEMs, manufacturers, and forecasters Three days of in-depth discussions of key topics affecting the battery industry How 48V architecture can help the automotive industry tackle emission targets How Europe’s battery industry can … Read the full press release

Over 50 quality, innovation, design, connectivity and sustainability awards for BMW in 2016

MUNICH, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — As 2016 comes to a close, BMW is able to look back on a highly successful year with well over 50 national and international awards and distinctions. As in the past, vehicles of the brand were … Read the full press release

BMW’s SVP Electronics Dr Christoph Grote voted the “Eurostar 2016” in the “Connected Car” category by Automotive News Europe

MUNICH, 12-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW is one of the leading automotive manufacturers involved in the link-up of people, vehicles and services. For some years now, the development of connected cars has focused on innovative technologies and technological expertise. Dr Christoph … Read the full press release

Recall: Motorcycle helmet model “BMW Sport Helmet”; no safety risk

MUNICH, 25-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW Motorrad is recalling the motorcycle helmet model “BMW Sport Helmet”. Owners are asked to hand their helmet in at an authorised BMW Motorrad dealership. Regardless of the age of the helmet, the relevant model can be … Read the full press release

BMW to present at the 16th Auto Shanghai in China from 22 – 29 April 2015

•BMW at the 16th International Automobile & Manufacturing Technology Exhibition (Auto Shanghai) from 22 – 29 April 2015 (Press Days from 20 – 21 April). •BMW presents a world premiere, four Asian premieres and two Chinese premieres in Shanghai. •World … Read the full press release

BMW to present at the 85th Geneva International Motor Show, 5 – 15 March 2015

GENEVA, 17-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW will take to the stage at the traditional Geneva International Motor Show from 5 – 15 March 2015 with two world premieres: the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer, which offers seating for up to seven people, and the … Read the full press release

BMW presents further laser functions for vehicles of the future at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES ) 2015 in Las Vegas

Munich/Las Vegas, 07-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES ) 2015 in Las Vegas, BMW is providing further evidence that it is a world leader in the development of Laserlight. Having already supplied its first models with Laserlight to … Read the full press release

BMW to present concept vehicle with lighting innovations we can expect in the future at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from 6 to 9 January 2015

Intelligent laser lighting and OLED technology point the way to the future. Munich/Las Vegas, 05-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from 6 to 9 January 2015, BMW presents a concept vehicle that showcases the kind … Read the full press release

BMW with more than 50 national and international awards in 2014

Prizes and awards attest the quality and sustainability of BMW products as well as the company’s innovation leadership. Munich, 29-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW has concluded the year 2014, in every respect a successful one, with more than 50 national and international … Read the full press release

BMW ConnectedDrive Store will also be available in the USA from spring 2015

München/Las Vegas, 29-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — At BMW, connectivity between driver, vehicle and environment is about to get even simpler, even more personalised and even more flexible. The extensive range of digital services and features available under the umbrella of BMW … Read the full press release