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BMW Motorrad to use Carbon Fiber for Frames

Motorrad | August 22nd, 2015 by Mike DeAmicis

BMW already utilizes carbon fiber to underpin its i3 and i8 and uses significant amounts of it in the new 7 Series, but it appears …

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BMW showcases more parts made of lightweight materials

5 Series GT, 5-series | July 2nd, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

Earlier this week, we went to Miramas, France to drive what could be the future of zero emission long-distance transportation. BMW chose as a test …

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The production process of the new BMW 7 Series

7-series | June 10th, 2015 by Hugo Becker

Dingolfing is the home of big car production for BMW. The Dingolfing facility started as Glas GmbH and was purchased by BMW in 1966 (after …

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The future is carbon fiber, but we won’t see a CFRP 3 Series soon

BMW i | March 8th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

Recently, Matt Petrany of Jalopnik sat down with Adrian Van Hooydonk, BMW’s Head of Design, to talk about carbon fiber construction. When BMW created the …

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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. ┬áToday, 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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