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BMW Group announces construction of new proving ground in the Czech Republic

Fri Dec 15 11:00:00 CET 2017Press Release

Company’s first development location in Eastern Europe +++ Testing of ground-breaking technologies, such as electrification, digitalisation and automated driving +++ Investment in three-digit-million € range +++ Several hundred new jobs +++ Commissioning of 500-hectare area planned for early next decade +++

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BMW i3: fuel consumption combined: 12,9 kWh; CO2 emissions combined: 0 g/kg
 
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BMW Group, in partnership with EVCARD, launches ReachNow car-sharing service in China

Fri Dec 01 13:36:19 CET 2017Press Release

Today, the BMW Group, in partnership with EVCARD, a Shanghai-based electric car-sharing company under Global Car-Sharing & Rental Co. Ltd., launches its car-sharing service in Chengdu under the co-brand “ReachNow Powered By EVCARD”.

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SGL Group acquires BMW Group's minority interest in the joint venture SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers (SGL ACF)

Fri Nov 24 13:57:51 CET 2017Press Release

SGL Carbon SE will acquire the 49% stake in stages, becoming the sole owner of SGL ACF +++ Purchase is in line with the strategy of supplying every step of the carbon fiber value chain from a single source +++ Cooperation with BMW Group on the supply of carbon fiber materials will continue +++ No impact on BMW AG's shareholding in SGL Carbon SE +++

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BMW Group invests 200 million euros in Battery Cell Competence Centre

Fri Nov 24 12:00:00 CET 2017Press Release

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+++ Focus on technological expertise in battery-cell development and production +++ Fifth-generation electric drivetrain integrates electric motor, transmission and power electronics in a single component +++ Rare-earth-free electric motor ensures resource independence +++

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Innovative urban mobility concepts for the future. Elevated road concept "BMW Vision E³ Way" raises emission-free two-wheeler mobility in megacities to a new level.

Wed Nov 22 13:00:00 CET 2017Press Release

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As a provider of premium mobility products and services, the BMW Group is constantly in search of answers to the question: what will move us (forward) in the future? As part of the stratgey NUMBER ONE > NEXT and in view of the challenges to come, BMW Group developers are working on visionary mobility solutions that go well beyond established conventions.

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BMW Connected further expands its digital ecosystem. BMW is now integrated with the Google Assistant.

Tue Nov 07 16:00:00 CET 2017Press Release

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BMW Connected ensures customers’ cars can be fully connected with an ever-increasingly number of digital touchpoints. And now with the Google Assistant, customers can enable easy and convenient operation of vehicle functions – from their customer’s home with voice-activated speakers like Google Home or while on the move via eligible Android phones and iPhones.

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BMW i8: 2,1 l/100 km combined, 49 g/km CO2 emission combined (Calculated in the EU test cycle, in combination with standard tyres).
 
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BMW i is the official mobility partner of Web Summit 2017 in Lisbon.

Tue Oct 24 15:00:00 CEST 2017Press Release

Rethinking mobility and coming up with groundbreaking solutions for the automotive challenges of the future is the goal the BMW Group has set itself. And the BMW i brand serves as an incubator for innovations and the latest technologies – as attendees at the Web Summit will be able to experience for themselves. As the official mobility partner of Web Summit 2017, BMW i is joining forces with a powerful player in the world of technology conferences.

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Digital lifestyle at the BMW Group: Seamless in-car integration of Amazon Alexa in BMW and MINI.

Wed Sep 27 22:00:00 CEST 2017Press Release

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Munich/Seattle. The BMW Group is systematically expanding the intelligent connectivity capabilities of its vehicles by seamlessly integrating the highly versatile Alexa, Amazon’s voice-controlled personal assistant, into all BMW and MINI models from mid-2018.

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(Fuel consumption combined: 6,2/100 km*; Co2 emissions combined: 163 g/km*).
 
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BMW model upgrade measures for the autumn of 2017.

Tue Sep 12 15:30:00 CEST 2017Press Release

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New engine variants for the new BMW 5 Series Touring, the new BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo and the new BMW X3 – BMW X3 with exclusive exterior and interior options by BMW Individual – new light alloy wheels for the BMW X1 – BMW Connected+ with new personalised services – Microsoft Office 365 with Skype for Business available as new BMW Connected services – On-Street Parking Information utilizable in further cities.

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BMW i3s (94Ah) REX: combined fuel consumption 0,0 /0,7 l/100 km*; combined electricity consumption 14,3 /12,5 kWh/100 km*; combined CO2 emissions 0 /14 g/km*
 
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Statements by Harald Krüger, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, and Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Development, IAA Preview 2017

Thu Sep 07 14:00:00 CEST 2017Speech

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25 electrified models until 2025, 12 of which fully electric +++ Electrification across all brands and model series +++

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Smart Data Analytics: BMW Group relies on intelligent use of production data for efficient processes and premium quality

Thu Aug 31 11:00:00 CEST 2017Press Release

Data analysis creates growing added value for continuous improvement in the production system +++ Tangible improvement in system availability through connected production: Every minute saved means another vehicle built +++ Intelligent data management enables more accurate prediction of wear and guarantees consistently high quality – with reasonable cost and effort

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BMW Group invests €200 million in the future of Plant Leipzig

Mon Jul 24 09:30:00 CEST 2017Press Release

+++ Extension of the paint shop and new structures in bodyshop and assembly for future BMW model generations +++ Building work planned to start early 2018, completion in 2020 +++

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BMW Connected adds new, digital services.

Thu Jul 13 14:00:00 CEST 2017Press Release

Munich/Chicago. At the start of 2017, BMW used its recently launched 5 Series and BMW Connected Onboard – which made its debut in the new model – to showcase the potential unlocked by digital services in the area of personalisation. This is an important connectivity goal for the BMW Group. Building on this, the company is introducing a new era of highly personalised services at the Innovation Days 2017 event in the form of BMW Connected+.

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BMW Innovation Days 2017, Connectivity and digital services.

Thu Jul 13 14:00:00 CEST 2017Press Kit

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The BMW Group is using the BMW Innovation Days 2017 – Connectivity and Digital Services event to both explore the state of play regarding the integration of vehicles into the customer’s digital world and to showcase the company’s latest developments in this field.

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