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BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2020 Oceania. Day 7. You shall not pass!

15.02.2020Press Release

Synopsis of Day 7. Location: Mt. Aspiring, South island, New Zealand Weather: Sun/cloud, 12-24ºC Course: 375km, Lake Tekapo to Mt. Aspiring Terrain: Highway: 195km, gravel / mountain track: 180km Tests: SP18: ‘Akrapovic Challenge’, SP19: ‘Gate clutch start’ Top three teams: 1. South Africa, 2. Italy, 3. France

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BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2020 Oceania. Day 5. Rocky Mountain High – and Team SA takes the lead.

13.02.2020Press Release

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Synopsis of Day 5. Location: Punakaiki Beach Weather: Sun/cloud, 21ºC Course: 360km, Pelorus Bridge to Punakaiki Beach Terrain: Mountain tracks 180km, highway 180km Tests: SP13: ‘Emirates Challenge’, SP14 ‘Rab Challenge’, Top three teams: 1 South Africa, 2 France, 3 Italy

BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2020 Oceania. Day 4. The (No) Rest Day.

12.02.2020Press Release

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Synopsis of Day 4. Location: Pelorus Bridge, South Island, New Zealand Weather: Sun, 29ºC Course: 204 km, Wainui, North Island to Pelorus Bridge, South Island Terrain: Highway 204 km Tests: SP9: ‘40 years of GS Quiz’, SP10: ‘GPS Challenge’, SP11: ‘Metzeler Challenge’, SP12 :‘Photo Contest 2’ Top three teams: 1. France 226, 2. South Africa 223, 3. Italy 211

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75,000 Euros in prize money and a grand finale in Munich: The BMW SIM Motorsport season is underway.

10.02.2020Press Release

BMW Motorsport heads into the sim racing season with a varied programme and is prominently represented on a host of virtual racing platforms. In the BMW SIM 120 Cup, teams and drivers from around the world compete at the wheel of the BMW M8 GTE on the iRacing motorsport simulation. The BMW SIM M2 CS Racing Cup will be hosted on the rFactor2 platform. Participants will battle for prize money of almost 75,000 Euros across all competitions.

BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2020 Oceania. Day 1. Sun and surprises on Day One of the 2020 edition.

10.02.2020Press Release

Synopsis of Day 1. Location: Napier Beach, North Island, NZ Weather: Sun, 15-25ºC Course: 400km: Lakes Lodge, Rotorua to Napier Beach Terrain types: Highway 215km, gravel 185km Tests: SP1: ‘Water Crossing’, SP2: ‘Sena Challenge’ Top three teams: 1. South Korea, 2. Italy, 3. USA

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BMW MOTORRAD INTERNATIONAL GS TROPHY OCEANIA 2020: 22 International teams ready to go on a ride of a lifetime

08.02.2020Press Release

Rotorua, New Zealand. Here in Rotorua, among the natural thermal springs, the teams have all arrived, the bikes are waiting, tents have been pitched, riding kit unpacked and everyone is ready for the start of the seventh BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa and German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet the engineers of the future at BMW Group Plant Rosslyn.

06.02.2020Press Release

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• BMW Group board members welcomed Chancellor Merkel and President Ramaphosa at plant Rosslyn. • BMW SA’s education programmes show commitment to South Africa’s people. • The President and the Chancellor took time to meet BMW trainees and graduates.

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BMW SA supports the battle against Gender-Based Violence with donation of five cars.

06.02.2020Press Release

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• During the visit of President Ramaphosa and Chancellor Merkel to BMW Group Plant Rosslyn, five BMW i3s handed over to the SA Business Coalition on Health and AIDS (SABCOHA). • Gender-based violence affects one-in-three women globally in their lifetimes. • BMW continues its commitment to South Africa and the upliftment of its people.

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South African Jonathan Aberdein confirmed as final BMW works driver for 2020 DTM.

06.02.2020Press Release

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The sixth BMW driver for the 2020 DTM season has been confirmed as Jonathan Aberdein (RSA), who caught the eye in 2019 with some impressive performances for customer team WRT, will drive a BMW M4 DTM in the future. As such, the six BMW works driver squad for the coming DTM season is now complete.

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BMW Group steps up expansion for production of electric powertrain components at Plant Dingolfing

06.02.2020Press Release

The BMW Group is expanding production capacity and increasing its staff at the Competence Centre for E-Drive Production in Dingolfing faster than originally planned. Due to growing demand for electrified vehicles, the plant expects the number of modules needed for production of high-voltage batteries to double from the previous year. The number of electric motors required will also increase significantly.

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BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Oceania 2020

04.02.2020Press Release

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München. The Oceania edition of the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy is now just days away. The 69 finalists, riding in 23 international teams, have been issued their BMW GS-specific rider equipment – customised with their names, national flags and GS Trophy 2020 insignia – and will soon be boarding their international flights to New Zealand, ready for the ride of their life.

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Innovation loading... MINI Sharing comes to South Africa.

27.01.2020Press Kit

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It’s no secret that MINI offers drivers an unrivalled exhilarating go-kart feel, transforming even the most mundane journey into something much more fun. In a South African first, MINI will in 2020 launch MINI Sharing, a service to enable even non-MINI drivers to share in this thrilling experience.

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Dakar Rally 2020 – Carlos Sainz wins the Dakar for the third time and presents MINI with its fifth overall victory.

17.01.2020Press Release

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Carlos Sainz (ESP) and his co-driver Lucas Cruz (ESP) have won the Rally Dakar for the third time, having previously triumphed in 2010 and 2018. In doing so, they presented MINI with its fifth overall victory at the iconic endurance rally. For MINI and MINI Motorsport partner X-raid, this was the first success since their winning run together, which lasted from 2012 to 2015.

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Upcoming BMW model upgrade measures for 2020.

16.01.2020Press Release

Introduction of additional drive variants for the BMW 3 Series – broader range of leather options and interior trims for the BMW X5, the BMW X6 and the BMW X7.

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