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bmw i3 specs 3 750x500 Pondering on BMWs CFRP Past, Present, and Future

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, …

bmw carbon fiber 16 750x500 Analysis: BMW i3 Production Process

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 …

bmw light weight 11 750x500 Adding Lightness – The Role of CFRP in the BMW i3

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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Next generation BMW 7 Series to use carbon fiber

Rumors | February 23rd, 2012 by Horatiu Boeriu

In a recent interview with BMWBLOG, Dr. Klaus Drager said that the next generation BMW 7 Series will make extensive use of carbon fiber. When …

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BMW i: The Trouser Press

BMW i | August 1st, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Frankfurt am Main, Germany – When discussing electric vehicles it is understood that the enemy to range is weight. Anything that can be done reasonably …

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BMW i World Premiere Summary

BMW i | July 31st, 2011 by James Bachici

Groundbreaking, revolutionary changes are afoot as we speak within the automotive industry and the ripples that these changes will create will echo for a very …

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