The new BMW S 1000 XR The BMW S 1000 XR – all good things come in fours. Following on from the S 1000 RR and HP4 superbikes as well as the S 1000 R roadster, BMW Motorrad is now unveiling the fourth member in the BMW Motorrad line-up of high-power motorcycles with straight-four-cylinder engines and a distinctly sporty bias. Building on the tantalising and unique mix of innovative technology, performance and safety al..
BMW 그룹 코리아, ‘E-모빌리티 토론회’ 개최 BMW 그룹 코리아(대표 김효준)가 인천 영종도 BMW 드라이빙 센터에서 ‘E-모빌리티 토론회’를 개최했다. 이번 토론회에는 각계 전문가와 대학생들이 참석해 기후 변화와 에너지 부족 문제, 그리고 이를 해결하기 위한 미래의 이동 수단에 대한 토론을 진행했으며, 아시아에서는 한국이 최초로 개최됐다. 토론회가 열린 오전에는 BMW 유럽 경영 센터가 있는 연세대 학생들이 참석해 미래 한국사회를 책임지는 리더의 입장에서 E-모빌리티에 대한 진지하고 심도 있는 토론을 펼쳤다. 아울러 오후에는 관련 학계, 유관 기업 및 정부 기관 담당자들이 현실적이고 구체적인 방안에 대한 논의를 진행했다. 이번 토론회를 위해 독일 BMW 그룹 본사에서 빌 맥앤드류(Bill McAndrews) BMW 그룹 커뮤니케이션 총괄 부사장과..
Bosch ACC automatically maintains the right distance News of severe rear-end collisions appears in newspapers and online media almost daily. The chain of events leading up to such collisions usually goes like this: high traffic density, insufficient distance to the vehicle ahead, a brief moment of distraction – and then crunch. In the last four years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of traffic casualties caused by a failure to mai..
BMW Motorsport Juniors line up at Barcelona 24 Hours Munich (DE), 1st September 2014. An intense week is underway for the BMW Motorsport Juniors. First up for Jake Hughes (GB), Jesse Krohn (FI), Alexander Mies (DE) and Moisés Soriano (ES) is a second workshop at the iZone Driver Performance Centre in Silverstone (GB). From Monday to Wednesday, they will undergo a three-part mental and simulator training course, under the guidance of renowned sport..
The new Bosch HEF109-L starter motor for commercial vehicles Large-volume engines place great demands on starters. At the top end of the power range, Bosch has a new addition to its 24-volt starter motor portfolio: the HEF109-L “large” heavy-duty starter motor for commercial vehicles and off-highway applications. The powerful starter motor generates 18 percent more power than the tried and tested “M” (medium) type starter motor on which it is based, and t..
MINI turns 55: a small car with a great history. Munich. When the first classic Mini, made in Birmingham, went on the market on August 18th 1959, none of the people involved at the time are likely to have imagined that the concept of a revolutionary small car would turn into one of the automotive industry's most impressive success stories stretching over a period of five and half decades. 55 years ago, two models were presented to the public w..
Bosch Press Information from the division Automotive technology Motorcycling is becoming safer. From 2008 to 2013, the number of motorcyclists who had fatal accidents on Germany’s roads fell by 13 percent to 568. Experts believe that one reason for the decline is the spread of anti-lock braking systems. Summarizing the findings from the German In-Depth Accident Study GIDAS, Gerhard Steiger, president of the Bosch Chassis Systems Control division, says: “ABS ..
Gas-powered cars: CNG is not LPG What are the advantages of gas-powered vehicles?Both CNG and LPG powertrain systems are cheaper and more eco-friendly in cars than diesel or gasoline systems. Their combustion is comparably cleaner, reducing emissions of particulates and nitrogen oxides. Both fuels are also cheaper than gasoline or diesel. Thanks to low production costs and tax incentives, compressed natural gas (CNG) costs driv..
BMW Group Opens First Driving Center in Asia, located in Incheon, Korea. Today the BMW Group celebrated the opening of its first Driving Center in Asia, located in Incheon, Korea. The investment totals 75.5 million US Dollars up to 2020 (77 billion Korean won), and around100 new jobs have already been created. The BMW Group has driving experience centers in both Germany and the US, however the Driving Center in Korea is the first one worldwide to combine both a drivi..