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bmw cfrp production 04 750x500 Carbon fiber shortage creates production delays for BMW i3 and M3/M4

Carbon fiber shortage creates production delays for BMW i3 and M3/M4

News | November 20th, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

Earlier this week, we announced a potential shortage of carbon fiber for the BMW i3 production due to the Asian typhoon.  Today, we have confirmation …

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The BMW i3 Gift

BMW i | November 7th, 2014 by Chuck Vossler

Driving the BMW i3 truly feels like driving the future, while owning one makes you feel like you are a pioneer. This last week BMW …

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BMW i3 Successor: Steel from ThyssenKrupp instead of Carbon Fiber?

BMW i | August 21st, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

The BMW i3 has yet to have its one year birthday and reports on the next generation are starting to pop-up. With an investment of …

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Pondering on BMW’s CFRP Past, Present, and Future

Interesting | May 6th, 2014 by Hugo Becker

I had become aware of the i3 and i8 projects some time before heading to Sweden for a two week training assignment in March 2011. …

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BMW i3: High demand requires doubling of carbon production

BMW i | November 25th, 2013 by Horatiu Boeriu

The high demand for the BMW i3 is driving up the production of carbon fiber at the Moses Lake plant. With over 10,000 firm orders, …

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Analysis: BMW i3 Production Process

Interesting | September 18th, 2013 by Hugo Becker

BMW has announced that it has started the production of customer i3’s at the Leipzig plant. BMWBLOG has been providing coverage of the CFRP production …

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Adding Lightness – The Role of CFRP in the BMW i3

BMW i | August 7th, 2013 by Hugo Becker

New York City – The i3 would not have been built if the vehicle did not have a significant weight advantage over an equivalently sized …

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