Tags: BMW Group

BMW to switch to 100 per cent green electricity, launches new initiatives for water conservation and tree plantation

Through a host of initiatives, BMW Group Chennai is taking an active lead towards a green and sustainable future. While significant savings have been already been achieved with dedicated efforts, the plant is committed to convert to 100% green electricity by end of the year and has launched new initiatives for water conservation and tree […]

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BMW ups EV battery cell order with CATL and Samsung SDI

The BMW Group is forging ahead with electromobility and deepening its existing business relationships with battery cell manufacturers CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited) and Samsung SDI.  The original CATL order volume of four billion euros announced in mid-2018 will now be increased to 7.3 billion euros (contract duration from 2020 to 2031), with 4.5 […]

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BMW is still evaluating feasibility of launching EVs in India

German luxury automaker BMW recently said it is still evaluating if it should launch an electric car in India as the ecosystem for launching such vehicles remains “ambiguous and uncertain” in the country right now. The company, which on Wednesday introduced the all new 3 Series sedan in the country, said it has the required […]

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Karma Automotive partners with BMW to enhance performance of new 2020 Revero

Southern California-based automaker Karma Automotive’s new 2020 Revero luxury electric vehicle will use a BMW TwinPower Turbo three-cylinder in-line engine supplied by BMW AG to power an on-board electric generator and enhance overall vehicle performance. Karma’s engineering team embarked on a complete redesign of the all-electric powertrain that underpins the new 2020 Revero. After extensive […]

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BMW electric cars undergo cold testing in the Arctic Circle

BMW is preparing to launch the next generation of solely electrically powered models BMW i series. Three of the brand’s electric models are currently going through a key phase of their series development process at the BMW Group’s winter test centre in Arjeplog, Sweden. Together with the BMW iX3 already due to go on sale […]

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BMW Group, Great Wall Motor sign JV agreement for MINI electric vehicles

The BMW Group and the Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Motor on Tuesday signed an agreement to produce MINI electric vehicles through a new 50:50 joint venture based in China. During an event for autonomous and connected driving attended by China’s Premier Li Keqiang and Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, the BMW Group and Great […]

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Sustainable drive on the dream road: the MINI Countryman Panamericana Plug-In Hybrid

At the New York International Auto Show (March 30 through April 8, 2018), BMW’s MINI-style electro mobility will conquer new terrain with the presentation of an exclusive model specially designed for extremely challenging routes. With its underpinnings taken from the brands first plug-in hybrid vehicle, the MINI Countryman Panamericana has been designed for a long-distance […]

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BMW and Great Wall inks letter of intent to produce electric Mini vehicles in China

The BMW Group is in advanced discussions to ramp up the global success of its MINI brand through a new joint venture in China. A key element of the brand’s continued strategic development will be local production of future battery-electric MINI vehicles in the world’s largest market for electro mobility. To this end, the BMW […]

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BMW introduces electric car at Auto Expo 2018

Luxury car maker BMW Group introduced its electric car i3s and hybrid vehicle i8 Roadster along with a slew of other top-end models at the Auto Expo 2018. BMW Group India president Vikram Pawah said the i3s is aimed at the “new era of green mobility” and is designed to exceed the toughest demands of urban mobility. The […]

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BMW Group licenses EC Power’s All-Climate Battery Technology for adoption in electric vehicles

The operation of electric vehicles (EVs) under low temperature conditions is a crucial condition required to achieve customer approval in countries around the world. For this reason the BMW Group partnered with EC Power, LLC, the inventor of the All-Climate Battery (ACB) by executing an intellectual property agreement that will allow the BMW Group the […]

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