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Battery power: BMW Group makes Coldplay world tour more sustainable

14.10.2021Press Release

+++ BMW & Coldplay unveil mobile show battery power solution for bands upcoming Music Of The Spheres World Tour +++ World tour achieves a new peak in the long-standing collaboration between the BMW and Coldplay+++ More than 40 recyclable BMW i3 batteries to provide the necessary power during the live performances +++ Use of the first BMW car batteries rendered suitable for second-life applications +++

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Stimulating ideas for urban mobility: BMW Group Research unveils innovative concepts for cargo bike and e-scooter.

26.07.2021Press Release

+++ Innovative design concepts for city-centre travel +++ Electrified bicycle Concept DYNAMIC CARGO promises high variability, everyday usability and sheer cycling pleasure +++ e-scooter Concept CLEVER COMMUTE with remarkably compact de-sign thanks to folding mechanism +++

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Series production of BMW iX gets underway at Plant Dingolfing

02.07.2021Press Release

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Highest standards of flexibility: All drivetrain variants on one line +++ Successful transformation of BMW Group plants towards e-mobility and digitalisation +++ Half of Dingolfing's production volume will be electrified by mid-decade +++ Nedeljković: “setting ourselves ambitious goals for the most sustainable production”

 
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BMW Group creates closed-loop material cycle for tungsten production tools to protect valuable resources

17.06.2021Press Release

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+++ Recycling tools at plants in Germany and Austria saves seven tonnes of tungsten per year +++ Lowers energy consumption by 70% and CO2 emissions by more than 60% compared to primary tungsten +++ Wendt: “We will significantly increase the percentage of recycled raw materials by 2030 and use raw materials multiple times in a circular economy” +++

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BMW M GmbH and Hans Zimmer co-develop the emotionally engaging driving sound for electrified BMW M models.

11.05.2021Press Release

Ongoing expansion of the range of sounds for electric vehicles. BMW IconicSounds Electric enriches electric mobility with a fascinating and unmistakable sonic experience. Collaboration with the Academy Award winner produces a new, characteristic driving sound for the BMW i4, the M version of the BMW i4 and the BMW iX.

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BMW Group strengthens leadership position in battery technology

03.05.2021Press Release

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Taking a successful Joint Development effort to the next level +++ 20 ampere hour (Ah) multi-layer all solid-state batteries in production +++ 100 Ah cells for automotive vehicle integration in 2022 +++ Automotive-compatible all solid-state battery by the end of the decade – BMW demonstrator vehicle well before 2025 +++

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New cell technology for Neue Klasse: BMW Group strengthens battery expertise as part of the European Battery Innovation initiative.

19.04.2021Press Release

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+++ Focus on the development of the next generation Li-ion cells for the Neue Klasse +++ Technology leap: Further development in cell chemistry and format +++ automotive-compatible solid-state battery by the end of the decade – demonstrator vehicle well before 2025 +++ clear claim: The greenest electric vehicle is a BMW +++

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BMW Group scaling artificial intelligence for data privacy in production – with innovative anonymisation algorithms

09.04.2021Press Release

AI innovation and data privacy go hand in hand ++ BMW Group publishes AI anonymisation algorithms ++ No-code AI: Users with no programming skills can create AI applications, including data privacy, in a short time

 
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“Automated driving can only serve one purpose: to make driving safer and more comfortable.”

08.04.2021Press Release

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Dr. Nicolai Martin is in charge of a stimulating and highly complex area of innovation at the BMW Group, namely Automated Driving Development. It is his job to deal with questions such as: what degree of automation is useful? What does the future of automation really hold for the customer? Eight questions for Dr. Nicolai Martin, Senior Vice President Automated Driving Development BMW Group.

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BMW Group steps up sustainable sourcing of lithium for battery cell production to ensure rapid e-mobility expansion.

30.03.2021Press Release

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The BMW Group will be accelerating its expansion of e-mobility in the coming years. This will also increase the need for lithium, an important raw material for production of battery cells. For this reason, the company will source lithium from a second leading supplier, US-based Livent. The value of the multi-year contract will total around 285 million euros. Livent will supply the lithium directly to the BMW Group’s battery cell manufacturers from 2022.

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The all-new BMW iDrive.

15.03.2021Press Kit

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What began 20 years ago with the introduction of a rotary dial and a digital display is now an all-encompassing, intelligent, multi-sensory experience tailored to the user at hand. That is what the new BMW iDrive represents. It brings about another paradigm shift – this time to a natural dialogue between the user and their vehicle: more intuitive, personal and inspiring, but also engaging on an emotional level.

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Harnessing the power of the desert sun: BMW Group sources aluminium produced using solar energy

02.02.2021Press Release

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Aluminium produced using solar energy will meet almost half the annual requirements of the light metal foundry at Plant Landshut +++ Triple-digit million-euro contract with Emirates Global Aluminium to supply 43,000 tonnes of aluminium in 2021 +++ BMW Group also plans to source aluminium produced with green power long-term, with CO2 savings of around 2.5 million tonnes by 2030 +++ Wendt: “Will reduce CO2 emissions in the supplier network by 20% by 2030” ++

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