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Tag: BMW Group

DriveNow becomes wholly-owned subsidiary of BMW Group

DriveNow becomes wholly-owned subsidiary of BMW Group

With the acquisition of Sixt SE’s stake in DriveNow, the BMW Group continues its systematic development as a customer-centric mobility company. Today’s signing is subject to approval by antitrust authorities. With this move, the world’s leading provider of premium mobility is offering customers efficient, sustainable mobility solutions from a single source. The rapidly growing field […]

BMW Group remains world’s Number One premium automotive company

BMW Group remains world’s Number One premium automotive company

The BMW Group achieved its best-ever annual sales in 2017, the seventh consecutive year it has achieved a new annual record. This success was spread throughout the company with both BMW and MINI brands achieving new all-time high figures. BMW M and BMW i also achieved record sales, as did BMW Motorrad. With this sales […]

IONITY – Pan-European High-Power Charging Network Enables E-Mobility for Long Distance Travel

IONITY – Pan-European High-Power Charging Network Enables E-Mobility for Long Distance Travel

BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche today announced joint venture IONITY that will develop and implement a High-Power Charging (HPC) network for electric vehicles across Europe. Launching approximately 400 HPC stations by 2020, IONITY will make long-distance journeys easier and marks an important step for electric […]

BMW Group electrified sales top 10,000 in September

BMW Group electrified sales top 10,000 in September

BMW Group sales of electrified vehicles in the first three quarters of 2017 have exceeded those achieved in the whole of 2016; in September, electrified sales topped the 10,000 mark for the first time in a single month. With the company’s electrified line-up already totalling nine models, a total of 10,786 (+50.5%) BMW i, BMW […]

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

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

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. The innovative inclusion of a cloud-based voice service will enable BMW Group customers to access a variety of services, entertainment features and shopping […]

BMW and EA Debut the All-new BMW M5 in Need for Speed Payback

BMW and EA Debut the All-new BMW M5 in Need for Speed Payback

Today, Electronic Arts and the BMW Group debuted the all-new BMW M5 (fuel consumption combined: 10.5 l/100 km [26.9 mpg imp]*; CO2 emissions combined: 241 g/km*) in Need for SpeedTM Payback, the action driving blockbuster releasing this fall. This marks first time BMW has revealed a car through a videogame partnership, unveiling the new BMW […]

BMW Group sets the course for future mobility

BMW Group sets the course for future mobility

Sheer driving pleasure, BMW i, EfficientDynamics: at the BMW Group, emotion and sustainability go hand in hand. The company’s strength as an innovator and its consistent future focus will ensure the success of premium mobility “Made in Germany”. From electric powertrains to cutting-edge, low-emission, low-carbon diesel solutions that meet Euro 6 standards, the BMW Group […]

BMW Group announces next step in electrification strategy

BMW Group announces next step in electrification strategy

Electrification is one of the central pillars of the BMW Group’s corporate strategy NUMBER ONE > NEXT and the company has announced that all brands and model series can be electrified, with a full-electric or plug-in hybrid drivetrain being offered in addition to the combustion engine option. Additional electrified models will be brought to market […]

“A NEW ERA”: New BMW Group film launches online

“A NEW ERA”: New BMW Group film launches online. The story of the BMW Group’s 100th-anniversary corporate campaign continues.

The story of the BMW Group’s 100th-anniversary corporate campaign continues. A new era has begun. That is the key message of the new BMW film released today through all online channels (https://youtu.be/RMMQxoWN0R8). For the first time, the film “A NEW ERA” shows all four BMW Group Vision Vehicles side by side. One year after the […]

Inspired by nature: New body protection for BMW employees

Inspired by nature: New body protection for BMW employees

Lighter protective clothing, tougher helmets, more stable protectors: New materials with up to 20-per-cent-better protective properties are the result of the BISS research project headed by the BMW Group. What is unique is that all advances are based on designs borrowed from nature – BISS stands for Bio-Inspired Safety Systems. The consortium of seven partners […]