Pebble Beach Concours dâ€™Elegance was where German automakers BMW presented first models of their i8 Sports Car. The first PHEV BMW i8 were delivered to customers among who were Roger Penske, racing magnate and Rick Hendrick, NASCAR Team Owner and Chairman of Hendrick Automotive Group.
2nd gen ZF’s 8HP 8-speed automatic transmission volume production has begun to find its way to in the BMW 520d since July 2014. Further developments make way for lower drag torques and higher spread through to an improved torsional vibration absorption.
BMWâ€™s new X4 SUV has made its official presence in Malaysia. Available in xDrive 28i trim, the new BMW SUV is priced at RM 388,800 (INR 83,90,798) while in the xDrive 28i M Sport format prices are higher by RM 30k.
BMW i8 hybrid electric sports car is the first production vehicle in the world to come with laser light. This laser light system has been developed in association with Munich based Osram.
BMW X3 facelift is launched in Malaysia, both xDrive20i petrol and xDrive20d diesel variants together. Earlier model of X3 xDrive20d was launched in March 2011there, followed by xDrive20i in March 2012.
Greenlots, a global provider of open standards based technology solutions for electric vehicle networks, has entered into a contract with BMW Group to accelerate electric vehicle adoption in Singapore. This venture is a part of BMW 360 Electric Program and together with Greenlots will be installing public chargers and networks for all owners of BMW electric vehicles in Singapore.
BMW X3 facelift version is confirmed for India launch on 28th August 2014. 2015 X3 made global debut at 2014 Geneva motor show.
BMW India Bridal Fashion Week 2014 which ran from August 8-11, 2014 was a heady mix of haute couture, style, elegance, embroidery and flamboyance. It was held at DLF Emporio, Vasant Kunj, Delhi and was opened by designer Tarun Tahiliani and portrayed a collection from Gauri & Nainika. The four day event also saw Bollywood divas Kangna Ranaut, Nargis Fakhri, Esha Gupta and Shraddha Kapoor walk the ramp.