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BMW Team RLL wins Daytona thriller: Second GTLM consecutive triumph for the BMW M8 GTE at the IMSA season-opener.

27.01.2020Press Release

The lead changed hands more than 40 times as the race went right down to the wire before triggering wild celebrations. BMW Team RLL won the opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Daytona (USA) for the second season in a row.

BMW Motorsport
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IMSA Series
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24h Races

BMW 530e Inductive Charging Pilot Program Named Green Car Journal’s 2020 Green Car Technology of the Year.

24.01.2020Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – Jan. 24, 2020…Today, BMW is honored to receive the Green Car Journal’s Green Car Technology of the Year award for its Inductive Charging Pilot Program. The Pilot Program allows participating BMW customers to test and provide valuable feedback on using wireless inductive technology to charge their BMW 530e plug-in-hybrid sedans, instead of having to plug the vehicle in using a wall-mounted charging box. BMW is the first automotive ...

Technology

BMW i Ventures Announces Investment in Software Motor Company.

22.01.2020Press Release

Mountain View, Calif. (January 22, 2020)… BMW i Ventures announced today an investment in Software Motor Company (SMC) a Silicon Valley-based company developing the world’s most reliable, efficient and intelligent motor systems. The new funding will enable SMC to further scale its business and accelerate product development. “Electric motors are a massive, $100B market, and they move our modern world, while consuming over 45% of the world's ...

Technology

Rolex 24 At Daytona: BMW M Motorsport and BMW Team RLL kick off the 2020 IMSA Season.

20.01.2020Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Jan. 21, 2020 . . . The winter break in North America is over: This coming weekend sees BMW M Motorsport and BMW Team RLL start the 2020 season of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IMSA series). Traditionally, the season kicks off with a real endurance classic, the Rolex 24 At Daytona (USA) from the 25th to 26th of January. BMW Team RLL, which will contest the IMSA series with two BMW M8 GTEs, is heading to the first race ...

BMW Motorsport
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IMSA Series
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24h Races

BMW 382 hp B58 TwinPower Turbo 3.0-Liter Inline Six-Cylinder Engine Named 2020 Wards 10 Best Engine and Powertrain Award Winner.

17.01.2020Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – Jan. 17, 2020…Today, BMW is proud to be named one of WardsAuto’s 2020 10 Best Engines and Powertrains Award winners for the 382 hp B58 TwinPower Turbo 3.0-liter Inline six-cylinder tuned by BMW M powering the 2020 BMW M340i Sedan, Z4 M40i Roadster and the X3 M40i and X4 M40i Sports Activity Vehicles. The latest iteration of BMW’s iconic six-cylinder inline engine produces 382 hp @ 5,800 – 6,500 rpm and 369 lb-ft of torque at 1,800 – ...

Corporate

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

17.01.2020Press Release

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.

MINI Motorsport
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Dakar Rally

Large BMW M4 GT4 Entry Highlights 2020 BMW Endurance Challenge At Daytona; BMW Customer Racing Teams Bring Five BMW M4 GT4 Racing Cars to Season Opener.

15.01.2020Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Jan. 15, 2020 . . . The four-hour BMW Endurance Challenge At Daytona will kick off the 2020 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge championship on January 24th with a record five BMW M4 GT4 entries in the Grand Sport class. Now in its ninth year as title sponsor, BMW of North America, LLC will support the race with the Grand Marshal and Starter roles and will supply the Official Safety and Pace cars. In past events, fans at the Daytona ...

Automotive
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BMW Motorsport

Record Production Year for BMW Manufacturing.

15.01.2020Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ… January 15, 2020 – During its 25th year of production, BMW Manufacturing set a new production record with a total of 411,620 X models produced in 2019, topping the previous record by 449 units (411,171 in 2016). This confirms the South Carolina plant will remain the largest plant by volume in the BMW Group’s global production network. 2019 marked the third time BMW Plant Spartanburg has topped the 400,000 mark (2015: 400,904 and 2016: ...

Plants, Facilities
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Production Plants

BMW i Ventures Announces Investment in Alitheon.

14.01.2020Press Release

Mountain View, Calif. (January 14, 2020)… BMW i Ventures announced today an investment in Alitheon, an optical AI software creator and deep-tech startup developing generative engineering software aimed at automating the product development process. Alitheon will use the new funding to expand its FeaturePrint™ technology across the defense, aerospace, aviation services, automotive, semiconductor, luxury goods, additive manufacturing, pharmaceutical and ...

Technology

BMW of North America Announces Executive Changes.

10.01.2020Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 10, 2020… BMW of North America today announced changes to its executive leadership team with the appointments of Adam McNeill as vice president engineering and Adam Sykes as vice president corporate communications for the Americas region. Adam McNeill began his career with BMW in 1999 with responsiblity for vehicle safety of the new MINI. He has since held several management positions within the vehicle safety area, ...

Corporate
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Human Resources

BMW of North America Reports December 2019 and Year-End U.S. Sales.

03.01.2020Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 3, 2020… BMW sales totaled 35,746 vehicles in December 2019, an increase of 4.0 percent over the 34,357 vehicles sold in December 2018. For the full year 2019 BMW sales increased 4.4 percent on total sales of 324,826, compared to the 311,014 vehicles sold in 2018. In 2019, BMW brand sales in the U.S. continued to rise on the strength of new model launches from the company’s ongoing product offensive, and the increased ...

Corporate
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Finance, Facts, Figures

The efficient drivetrain for the purely electric BMW iX3.

18.12.2019Press Release

The following global release does not contain U.S. specific market information. Entering a new era of electric mobility: The efficient drivetrain for the purely electric BMW iX3. Trailblazer for fifth generation of BMW eDrive technology – Innovations for electric motor and high-voltage battery - Additional range thanks to higher efficiency instead of larger battery.

G08
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Technology
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Alternative Drive Systems, Mobility of the Future
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Efficient Dynamics
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Electrification
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BMW i Automobiles
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BMW iX3

Driver line-up confirmed for the IMSA season: De Phillippi, Edwards, Krohn and Spengler start in the BMW M8 GTE for 2020.

17.12.2019Press Release

The driver line-up for this season’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, which begins in January, has been finalised. As they did last season, John Edwards (USA) and Jesse Krohn (FIN) will share the cockpit of the #24 BMW M8 GTE run by BMW Team RLL. In the team’s second car, the #25 BMW M8 GTE, Bruno Spengler (CAN) will contest the full season in the IMSA series. The Canadian will form a North American duo with Connor De Phillippi (USA).

Automotive
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BMW Motorsport
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IMSA Series
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Motorsport Drivers

MINI USA LAUNCHES ORDERING SITE FOR ALL-NEW BATTERY ELECTRIC MINI COOPER SE

17.12.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – December 17 2019 – In response to over 15,000 hand-raisers and growing, MINI USA is pleased to announce that consumers can now place their order for the all-new battery electric MINI Cooper SE at the MINI Electric page on MINIUSA.com or at ShopMINIUSA.com. The 2020 MINI Cooper SE will reach U.S. showrooms in early March of 2020 with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $29,900 plus an additional $850 Destination & ...

F56
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MINI

2019 BMW Championship raises record $4.4 million for Evans Scholars Foundation.

17.12.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – December 17, 2019... The 2019 BMW Championship at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Illinois, raised a record $4.4 million for caddie scholarships, the Western Golf Association announced today. Exceptional support from BMW, Medinah Country Club, the local corporate community, and Chicago-area golf fans led to the BMW Championship’s largest ever contribution to the Evans Scholars Foundation. It topped the previous mark of $3.7 million ...

BMW Championship
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Golf

The 2020 BMW M2 CS Coupe.

16.12.2019Press Release

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Woodcliff Lake, NJ – November 5, 2019…Today, BMW M GmbH is proud to announce the next step in the evolution of the BMW M2, the M2 CS. The new high-performance coupe blends racetrack optimization with everyday usability to create the most capable version of M’s smallest model. Power and torque are rated at 444 hp and 406 lb-ft (preliminary), an increase of 39 hp over the M2 Competition. Newly available, select CFRP body panels and components help reduce ...

F87
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M Cars
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M2

Muslim-Jewish American Organization “Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom” Receives BMW Group-UNAOC Intercultural Innovation Award.

11.12.2019Press Release

Madrid, 11 December 2019 – The Muslim-Jewish American “Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom” is one of the ten organizations awarded this year with Intercultural Innovation Award by the BMW Group with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC). The selection process was highly competitive, with over 1,200 applications from 128 countries. The Award Ceremony was held last night at the Royal Theatre in Madrid, Spain in front of representatives from the ...

Corporate
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Cultural Issues




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