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+++ Fully electric BMW i7* and highly efficient combustion-powered variants launch simultaneously +++ Over €300 million invested in Lower Bavarian site +++ One in four BMWs from Dingolfing already electrified +++ Consistent implementation of BMW iFACTORY +++ Piloting automated driving in production environment +++
The electric pioneer on the home stretch: Production of the BMW i3 comes to a close with an anniversary and the exclusive HomeRun Edition.
+++ 250,000 units of the brand's first fully electric large-series production model have been manufactured to date +++ BMW i3 as a pioneer for locally emission-free driving pleasure and holistic sustainability +++ Seamless transition: BMW Group Plant Leipzig uses expertise of its workforce for expanding the production of e-drive components +++ From 2023, the first location in the world where both BMW and MINI models will be built +++ Future MINI Countryman ...
BMW Brilliance Plant Lydia inaugurated: Digitalization empowered vehicle plant sets new standards for future-oriented vehicle production
+++ Annual production capacity at BMW Shenyang Plants increases to 830,000 vehicles. +++ Implementation of the BMW iFACTORY strategy. LEAN. GREEN. DIGITAL. +++ “Industrial Metaverse” – the first BMW Group plant fully planned and simulated in the virtual world from the start. +++ Geared towards e-mobility, Plant Lydia produces the All New BMW i3 +++
+++ Digital twin leverages vast efficiency potential in planning process +++ Highly innovative 3D scanning creates photorealistic images of all building structures, facilities and outdoor areas +++ “New dimension of factory planning” +++
+++ Production of next-generation e-drives at BMW Group Plant Steyr from 2025 +++ Annual production capacity of over 600,000 units +++ Investment of around one billion euros by 2030 +++ BMW iFACTORY also in Steyr: electric drive trains from carbon neutral plant +++
Intelligent connected factory with 5G technology: Autonomous logistics at BMW Group Plant Landshut calculates data in the cloud
+++ Research project “Robot in the Cloud” between BMW Group and Technical University of Munich +++ Cloud-based logistics solution piloted at BMW Group Plant Landshut supply centre +++ Self-driving forklift trucks access data cloud
+++ Series production of fully electric Neue Klasse will launch in 2025 +++ CO2-free car plant – a world first +++ Board Member for Production Nedeljković: “Important building block in capacity will support long-term volume growth” +++ BMW iFACTORY will be fully implemented.
+++ Closed-loop material cycle for nickel, lithium and cobalt +++ Raw materials to be used in production of new battery cells +++ CO2 emissions around 70% lower than from primary materials +++
+++ Standard production of metal 3D printing enters final straight +++ BMBF-funded project successfully implemented +++ Fully automated production ensures maximum productivity +++
+++ Approvals granted for commissioning of production in Parsdorf +++ Near-standard production of samples for next-generation battery cells +++ Start of production in late 2022 +++
+++ BMW Group’s parent plant turns 100 +++ Zipse: “There have always been people who kept this site moving” +++ Successfully transformed into iFACTORY +++ Enormous demand for BMW i4 +++ Nedeljković: “Proportion of BEVs made in Munich will reach 50 percent by 2023.” +++
+++ Transition to green power for aluminium electrolysis and wheel production +++ CO2 savings of up to 500,000 tonnes per year +++ Pioneering achievement: First MINI model with aluminium wheels made out of 70-percent secondary raw material from 2023 +++
BMW Group publishes SORDI, the largest open-source dataset by far for super-efficient AI applications in production
+++ SORDI (Synthetic Object Recognition Dataset for Industries) accelerates artificial intelligence in production +++ AI dataset contains more than 800,000 photorealistic images in 80 categories of production resource +++ Synthesising training data takes the efficiency of AI in production to a new level +++ Further strengthening of no-code AI: Superfast generation of robust AI models. +++
BMW Group, Qualcomm and Arriver to form long-lasting strategic cooperation for joint development of Automated Driving software solutions
BMW Group, Qualcomm Technologies, and Arriver join forces to co-develop next generation of Automated Driving Systems. The cooperation combines BMW’s current AD stack with Arriver’s Vision Perception and NCAP Drive Policy products on Qualcomm Technologies’ system-on-chip, with the goal of designing best-in-class Automated Driving functions spanning NCAP, Level 2 and Level 3.
CO2-free driving pleasure in all weather conditions: The BMW iX5 Hydrogen in final winter testing close to the Arctic Circle.
+++ Hydrogen fuel cell technology also enables unrestricted sustainable mobility in extremely low outside temperatures +++ BMW Group keen to be involved in Europe-wide initiative to develop a hydrogen economy +++
Renewed success in meeting CO2 targets: BMW Group continues to pursue its consistent path of emission reduction in 2021
+++ CO2 fleet emissions of 115,9 g/km (WLTP) in 2021 +++ Major reduction from previous year +++ Driven by further increases in efficiency for conventional drive technologies and strong demand for electrified vehicles +++
+++ Press Shop Will Add More Than 200 Jobs +++Three-Year Construction Project Will Start Production in 2024 +++
+++ Cloud-based software suite for worldwide edge device management +++ Central app catalogue rolled out in the BMW Group production network +++ Zero-touch installation for fully automated setup +++
Exclusive THE 8 X JEFF KOONS limited-edition BMW model to be built at BMW Group Plant Dingolfing from March +++ Expressive design applied in unique combination of large-scale production processes and meticulous craftsmanship at Dingolfing paint shop +++