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BMW Group and SGL Group to triple carbon-fiber production capacities


May 9, 2014 4:43 pm ET

SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers, which provides carbon-fiber material for BMW's electric i series, plans to triple production capacities at its Moses Lake, Wash., carbon fiber plant. The expansion will make the Moses Lake facility the world's largest...

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BMW adds more molding equipment


March 20, 2014 8:26 am ET

BMW orders more Engel molding machines needed to make its new electric cars.

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Cannon helps make BMW's new carbon fiber cars


March 11, 2014 10:36 am ET

Italian equipment supplier Cannon Group has revealed that it is among the suppliers involved in the production of BMW AG's carbon fiber reinforced electric vehicles.

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Carbon fiber helps USA win medals in Sochi


March 5, 2014 1:43 pm ET

A BMW AG-designed carbon fiber bobsled carried Team USA to a record year at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Americans won silver and bronze medals in women's two-person bobsled Feb. 19; and two days earlier, a men's two-man team won the bronze,...

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Carbon fiber continues its auto growth


January 17, 2014 10:13 am ET

DETROIT — The auto industry is continuing to dream in carbon fiber. And those dreams are increasingly making it to the street.

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BMW's i3 car leads pack in SPE awards


November 15, 2013 11:42 am ET

NEUSS, GERMANY — Weeks ahead of the official Nov. 16 launch in the show rooms, BMW AG's i3 car — with a 35,000 euro ($47,000) price tag — has already picked up three awards at the Society of Plastics Engineers' Central Europe...

North American auto suppliers give top marks to BMW


November 12, 2013 1:35 pm ET

DETROIT — BMW has cemented its status among North American suppliers as the top-ranked automaker purchasing operation, but Ford and Chrysler are moving up.

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Composite-body BMW i3 starts production


September 18, 2013 11:31 am ET

More than a dozen years after BMW AG first introduced a concept car made in carbon fiber composites, it has launched full assembly of its i3 electric vehicle, calling it the first time that carbon fiber has been used in “volume production....

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Green materials play key role in BMW i3 EV launch


July 30, 2013 4:01 pm ET

Can the company that touts itself as the ultimate driving machine produce an electric car using environmentally-friendly materials and still perform like a BMW?

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