CFRP

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Carbon-fiber BMW might be a thing of the past

When BMW launched the i3 and i8 in 2013, the two projects were not only considered the most advanced within BMW, but also in the automotive world. The first electric BMW and also the first…

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CFRP driveshaft in the BMW M3/M4 replaced with steel

From November 2017 onwards, the CFRP driveshaft in the BMW M3 Sedan, BMW M4 Coupe and BMW M4 Convertible will be gradually replaced by an M specific driveshaft made of steel. BMW says this measure…

Video: BMW F90 M5 Spotted Testing with CFRP Roof and M Mirrors

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Should next Rolls Royce have CFRP?

Rolls Royce has always been about using only the absolute best materials possible in all facets of its construction. Rolls Royce is the brand of such extreme opulence that it’s surprising the interior trim isn’t made…

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BMW Motorrad to use Carbon Fiber for Frames

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 that BMW intends to now use the innovative material as…

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BMW showcases more parts made of lightweight materials

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 bed the somewhat design-controversial 5 Series GT which was fitted…

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The production process of the new BMW 7 Series

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 the Neue Klasse had taken the public by storm). The…