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Revolution in the car industry: Parts made from recycled fishing nets.

13.09.2022Press Release

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+++ Unique recycling process creates a recycled plastic material from ocean waste +++ CO2 emissions are reduced by 25 percent compared to conventionally manufactured components +++ Ocean plastics used to make floor mats in the BMW iX and the BMW X1 +++ The BMW Group aims to use thermoplastics made from 40 percent recycled material in its new vehicles by 2030 +++

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More performance, CO2-reduced production, significantly lower costs: BMW Group to use innovative round BMW battery cells in NEUE KLASSE from 2025

09.09.2022Press Release

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+++ Newly-developed BMW round cells optimised for NEUE KLASSE architecture +++ Costs for whole high-voltage battery up to 50% lower than for current generation +++ CO2-reduced production – through green power and secondary material +++ Development head Weber: “Huge leap in technology for energy density, charging speed and range” +++ Purchasing head Post: “We will be building battery cell factories with our partners, each with an annual capacity of up to 20 ...

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BMW Group commences in-house production of fuel cells for BMW iX5 Hydrogen in Munich.

31.08.2022Press Release

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+++ Hydrogen is an additional option for electric drive systems +++ Fuel cells are manufactured in the company’s competence centre for hydrogen +++ BMW Group leads the way in hydrogen technology in the premium electric vehicle segment +++

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BMW Group Plant Dingolfing’s Assembly wins “Automotive Lean Production Award”

10.08.2022Press Release

Plant Dingolfing Technology Assembly is the winner of the prestigious industry competition in the “OEM” category +++ Jury praises smart digitalization with speedy implementation +++ Consistent implementation of the BMW iFACTORY mission +++

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E-drive production expands in Leipzig: Second battery module line goes on stream

01.08.2022Press Release

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+++ E-component production expands +++ Manufacture of battery modules for BMW i4 +++ €70 million invested +++ 250 new jobs created +++ Plant Director Petra Peterhänsel: “Plant Leipzig remains electrified” +++

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BMW Group hosts first conference on quantum computing for Automotive Challenges

20.07.2022Press Release

Announcement of promising and innovative collaborations as follow-ups of the BMW Group Quantum Computing Challenge. BMW Group brings Quantum Computing Community together to bridge the gap between foundational and applied research. BMW Group strengthens Munich Quantum Valley.

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Electrifying luxury: Production launch of the new BMW 7 Series in Dingolfing

01.07.2022Press Release

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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 +++

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The electric pioneer on the home stretch: Production of the BMW i3 comes to a close with an anniversary and the exclusive HomeRun Edition.

30.06.2022Press Release

+++ 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 ...

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BMW Brilliance Plant Lydia inaugurated: Digitalization empowered vehicle plant sets new standards for future-oriented vehicle production 

23.06.2022Press Release

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+++ 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 +++

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All BMW Group vehicle plants to be digitalised using 3D laser scanning by early 2023

21.06.2022Press Release

+++ 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” +++

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BMW Group brings e-drives to Austria: Expansion of production and development at Steyr engine plant

20.06.2022Press Release

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+++ 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 +++

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Intelligent connected factory with 5G technology: Autonomous logistics at BMW Group Plant Landshut calculates data in the cloud

20.06.2022Press Release

+++ 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

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Foundation stone laid for state-of-the-art plant in Debrecen

01.06.2022Press Release

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+++ 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.

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