Post Tagged with: "CFRP"

The Rolls-Royce Phantom will be using BMW i3 technology

The Rolls-Royce Phantom will be using BMW i3 technology

As you are aware, BMW invested not just a lot of time in the small electric car, the i3, but also huge amounts. This money went into developing new technologies, as this is the first EV to come from the Bavarians, and the most important piece of tech seems to [...]

by May 20, 2014 0 comments BMW i, Manufacturing
435 days ago
BMW CFRP

BMW will invest an additional $200 million into CFRP

CFRP (carbon fiber reinforced plastic) is, by some, an amazing product and by others, a big gamble that BMW just happened to win. Either way, it is well known that the material was developed for use in the i models, as a cheaper version of the regular carbon fiber, with [...]

by May 9, 2014 0 comments BMW i, Manufacturing
446 days ago
How carbon fiber is used on a BMW i3

How carbon fiber is used on a BMW i3

The BMW i3 electric city car was not just an EV from BMW, but an innovation for the whole automotive industry. Or, at least, that is what the German car maker kept saying ever since they announced it last year and, for the most part, they were spot on. One [...]

by April 3, 2014 0 comments BMW i, Manufacturing
482 days ago
BMW to Expand Carbon Fiber Usage on Future Production

BMW to Expand Carbon Fiber Usage on Future Production

I wrote some time ago about the collaboration that the BMW has closed-up with the SGL Group, the company responsible with the carbon fiber delivery for the German cars. As a result, the two firms are expanding the site in Germany in order to handle the high demands for the [...]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Manufacturing, Useful News
524 days ago
BMW M4 or Lexus RC-F Coupe

BMW M4 or Lexus RC-F Coupe

Since the Lexus RC-F Coupe is the BMW M4`s strongest rival this year, I have decided to put both cars on a short performance test to see if the competition might be so tough. Let`s have a look under the hood of both cars and see the power inside. BMW [...]

by January 10, 2014 0 comments BMW M4
566 days ago
BMW i8 in Carbon Fiber Finally Detailed

BMW i8 in Carbon Fiber Finally Detailed

Thanks to BMW TV Series, we can all have a closer look at the BMW i8 totally detailed. Thus, we can know more about its carbon fiber. The BMW i8 is considered to be a “progressive sports car”, fully equipped with high-tech systems, in a combination of “Ultimate Driving Dynamics” [...]

by January 7, 2014 0 comments BMW Hybrids, BMW i
569 days ago
BMW M3 Performance accessories

BMW Performance offering carbon fiber aerodynamic components for the M3

Not exactly least revealing article title ever but there you have it, if you’ve got an M3 and want to make it more aerodynamic and lighter, BMW Performance have got just what you need. The component offering is related to a couple of things, both are related to pricing and [...]

by June 29, 2010 1 comment BMW M3, Manufacturing
1856 days ago