The BMW Company disowns from the common work on new cars with Apple

May 10, 2015 at 23:10

Rumors about the development of the first car company Apple got another, but still indirect. Representatives of the company BMW have confirmed that they meet regularly with the staff of Apple and discuss the development of IT-industry in the automotive industry. At the same time the possibility of creating a joint car Bavarians rejected.
The German edition of Auto Motor und Sport recently reported that according to their information, Apple Inc. and BMW Group are in talks to jointly develop the car, “apple” of the company.

BMW i3 pics

BMW i3 image


BMW will release a new model XCite

May 8, 2015 at 18:25

Now the model has intrafactory name XCite, but it is expected that it will be called 1-Series Sport Cross. The publication notes that the new all-terrain modification will not be “penny” or smaller version of X1. It is assumed that the design of the exterior and interior of a crossover designed with a clean slate. Source Automobile noted that the design of the model has not yet been finally approved, but the approval of the project may take place within a few months.

BMW XCite picture

BMW XCite pics

The BMW Group has upgraded laser lights

April 23, 2015 at 18:39

The BMW Group has brought to the exhibition of consumer electronics CES in Las Vegas conceptual coupe version M4, which received the name prefix Concept Iconic Lights. The prototype is designed to demonstrate the new features of lighting the Bavarian brand.
Concept is equipped with upgraded laser headlamps, which are capable to give the light at a distance of 600 meters and automatically adjust the flow rate depending on the oncoming traffic. The laser beam can also at night to determine the presence of human or animal road for 100 meters, then the driver receives the warning signal.

BMW OLED picture

BMW OLED pics

BMW will make the rival of Tesla Model S

December 25, 2014 at 21:48

Bavarians developed a sedan, unlike all-electric “Tesla” is a hybrid. The part of such a facility will include a gasoline engine and two electric motors. This will keep the rear-wheel drive vehicle architecture. Electric motors will turn the front wheels, gasoline – the rear. It is expected that the range of the pure electric sedan will be about 130 kilometers.
There is no more information about the new member of i-family yet, but according to some sources, in its production finds wide use carbon fiber – BMW is the owner of the plant, which produces the necessary i3 and i8 for components of this material.

BMW Project i-Ready 2018 pics

BMW Project i-Ready 2018 picture

BMW will test unmanned vehicles in China

November 17, 2014 at 23:36

European road conditions were too simple and predictable for the Bavarian autonomous vehicles. In this regard, BMW began a large-scale project to test and improvement of self-vehicles in China, famous for its breathtaking traffic.
The BMW Company noted that when testing autonomous vehicles in Europe, engineers and programmers faced mainly technical limitations. For example in tunnels the signal of mobile networks and GPS disappears, there are other obstacles like toll-roads and so on. At the same time, China has completely different complexity.

BMW unmanned vehicles in China pics

BMW unmanned vehicles in China picture

Hybrid supercar –nice gift for BMW 100th anniversary

November 2, 2014 at 19:20

In 2016, BMW plans to introduce a hybrid supercar i9, the release of which will coincide with the centennial of the Bavarian brand. The new model should be the successor of the legendary coupe M1, released since 1978 till 1981. According to preliminary information, BMW i9 will be a more powerful version of the i8, which is equipped with a hybrid power unit consisting of a gasoline engine with 231 hp and 131-hp electric motor.

BMW i9 Supercar Rumored to Celebrate Centenary

BMW plans to introduce a hybrid supercar i9

A modified hybrid BMW X5 eDrive will be shown in New York

April 13, 2014 at 17:33

At the International Motor Show in New York, which starts in a few days, BMW will bring new hybrid concept X5 eDrive. The car has undergone a number of design improvements and received new stylistic solutions. Technical stuffing while has not changed and is still impressive high efficiency and low emissions of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. The debut of the production model, which will carry label xDrive40e, can be held in the fall at the Paris Motor Show.

Image of BMW X5 eDrive

Image of BMW X5 eDrive