Archives for July, 2013 - Page 19

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BMW Manufacturing Expands Use of Hydrogen Fuel Cells – BMW BLOG

BMW Manufacturing announced today the successful expansion of the company’s hydrogen fuel-cell material handling equipment across its 4.0 million square foot production facility. In 2010, BMW completed the installation of a hydrogen storage and distribution area near the plant’s Energy Center to power about 100 pieces of fuel cell material ...
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BMW and Boeing Announce Collaboration on Carbon-Fiber Manufacturing, Recycling Processes

Ford may have snagged Alan Mulally from Boeing—to fantastic effect, no less—but BMW is seeking something a bit more . . . woven from the Washington-based aerospace company. The German automaker and Boeing today announced that the two companies plan to collaborate on carbon-fiber recycling techniques, as well as manufacturing ...
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Video: BMWBLOG interviews Karim Habib, BMW Head of Design – BMW BLOG

BMWBLOG interviews Karim Habib, BMW Head of Design, who talks about the new BMW 4 Series Coupe unveiled at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. The 40-year old designer has been known as the creator of the new BMW 7 Series and CS Concept exterior design. On completing his design studies in California, ...
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Concept to Reality: BMW Unveils 320-HP M135i, Not for U.S. Consumption

BMW pulled the wraps off of the new three-door 1 Series and the performance-oriented M135i. The high-po version comes courtesy of BMW’s M Performance division, but, sadly, the brand has no plans to bring the car stateside yet. Powering the range-topping M135i is BMW’s sweet 3.0-liter inline-six, with 320 hp being ...
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CES 2013: BMW and Harman showcase “World’s Most Advanced” Infotainment System – BMW BLOG

HARMAN, the premium global audio and infotainment group, is proud to showcase the US launch of its content-rich infotainment system for BMW.  Forming the core of the BMW “ConnectedDrive” experience, the HARMAN premium infotainment unit delivers a seamless experience into the vehicle combining wireless connectivity, enhanced navigation and even productivity ...
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We Hear: Hyundai, BMW Partnering for Engine Development

BMW and Hyundai are discussing plans to produce an engine, Reuters is reporting. The automakers may share development and costs equally, so we don’t expect to see any “BMW by powered Hyundai” badges to come from the deal. Sources close to the possible tie-up have told Reuters that the two automakers ...
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