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2025 CLAR: BMW CEO announces new cluster architecture

The term cluster architecture and its abbreviation CLAR have been a keyword in BMW’s language over the years. The highly flexible architecture has taken the place of classic car platforms and therefore can be used…

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BMW CLAR platform to get important update in 2021

The changes the automotive industry is going through these days will definitely have a big impact on both the manufacturers and the customers. Most see electrification as the next big thing, even though we’re all…

BMW R&D Chief talks about 1 Series Hatch FWD, BMW Z4 successor

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BMW CFO confirms CLAR – the new RWD platform and future hybrids

Back in 2014, first news around a new rear-wheel drive platform surfaced on the interwebs. Dr. Friedrich Eichiner,  BMW CFO, confirmed yesterday the new architecture during BMW’s annual press conference. “The new rear-wheel-drive architecture is…