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BMW To Replace LED Lights With Laser Headlights

BMW will introduce the next generation of head lights – laser lighting on its BMW i8 – that could cut energy use in half compared to LED lights. The laser beam headlights will be twice as efficient as LEDs, and can be up to 1,000 times stronger. BMW will use miniscule 10-micron long laser diodes, [...]

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BMW reveals i3 and i8 concept vehicles

BMW has given out the first details and images of its i3 and i8 models before the concepts are shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show One of the most notable features of the new design is a bodywork largely made of carbon fibre, described by BMW as a “revolution in automotive design.” The new material, [...]

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The new BMW M5

BMW has officially unveiled its new M5, the fifth generation of its popular performance sports saloon. Sporting a newly-developed high-performance M-series engine, the M5 has been eagerly awaited since a pre-production model appeared earlier this year. The high-revving 4.4-liter engine has “typical M car thrust,” says BMW, with a power rating of 412kW (552hp) from [...]

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Fairmont rolls out BMW bike scheme globally

Luxury hotel chain Fairmont is to roll out BMW bikes to all of its worldwide hotels, it confirmed this week. The bikes program, which was introduced last year at some of the chain’s North American hotels, appears to have proved so popular that it will now be rolled out around the world in time for [...]

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BMW i3 set for September debut

BMW is gearing up to unveil its first electric car under the new BMW i brand, according to reports from Germany. The Munich-based automaker is set to unveil the i3, the first of two initial all-electric models, this September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The new model will feature a 100 kW electric motor and [...]

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BMW 328 Hommage

BMW revealed the 328 Hommage concept just before its show debut at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este near Lake Como, Italy last weekend. Based on the Vision Connected Drive Concept revealed in Geneva, the 328 Hommage is a modern interpretation of the classic sports car from the 1930s. Bathed in that distinctive diagonal carbon fiber [...]

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