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BMW Group Takes Ten iF Design Awards in 2017

BMW Group Takes Ten iF Design Awards in 2017

Five BMW Group brand models received the internationally renowned “iF Design Award 2017”: A top jury honored the MINI VISION NEXT 100, the ROLLS-ROYCE VISION NEXT 100, the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 as well as the BMW Concept X2 in the category “Mobility / Professional Concept” for their innovative design and their future-oriented technologies. The… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Stable in February

BMW Motorrad Sales Stable in February

February was a solid month for BMW Motorrad with a total of 9,868 motorcycles and maxi-scooters delivered to customers, an increase of 0.3% compared to the same month last year. In the year-to-date, sales have totaled 17,371 units — also an increase of 0.3%. BMW Motorrad USA did not report sales for February after releasing positive sales figures last month. BMW Motorrad Canada… Continue Reading »

Strong BMW Motorrad USA Sales in January

Strong BMW Motorrad USA Sales in January

BMW Motorrad is off to a lukewarm start to the year with a slight increase of 0.2% in global sales for month of January compared to January 2016. A total of 7,503 motorcycles and maxi-scooters were delivered to customers worldwide. BMW Motorrad USA meanwhile is back to issuing sales press releases after discontinuing the practice partway through last year after a… Continue Reading »

Four BMWs Receive 2016 Spark Design Awards

Four BMWs Receive 2016 Spark Design Awards

BMW took home four prizes from The Spark 10th Annual International Awards — a multi-disciplinary design competition which included hundreds of design from around the world. For its innovative concept and groundbreaking design, the BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 was awarded the Spark Design Award 2016, the highest award in the competition. In addition, the BMW R nineT Scrambler received a… Continue Reading »

Connecting Bike, Rider and Smartphone: BMW Motorrad Concept ConnectedRide

Connecting Bike, Rider and Smartphone: BMW Motorrad Concept ConnectedRide

In addition to several new models premiering at EICMA, BMW Motorrad also showed off a concept for motorcycle connectivity. BMW ConnectedRide is a TFT instrument cluster with smartphone connection that could be applied to motorcycle models in the future. BMW Motorrad and Robert Bosch GmbH are collaborating in this field of display and networking technologies since there are signs of an… Continue Reading »

New BMW Motorrad Factory Starts Production in Brazil

New BMW Motorrad Factory Starts Production in Brazil

The new BMW motorcycle factory in Manaus, Brazil has officially started operation by manufacturing the BMW F700GS for the Brazilian market. As we discussed previously, BMW ended their previous agreement with Dafra Motos for contract assembly of BMW motorcycles, also in Manaus, which had been in effect since 2009. This is the first exclusive motorcycle production… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Plans Sales Growth in America

BMW Motorrad Plans Sales Growth in America

BMW Motorrad reported their September 2016 sales figures and with 116,044 deliveries, they achieved their highest global sales figures for a third quarter. As compared to the already strong previous year’s figures, BMW Motorrad increased sales by a further 3% in the same period. In September alone the number of deliveries grew by 10% to 12,215 units.… Continue Reading »