On Saturday, June 4, Lufthansa was a guest at the International Aerospace Exhibition public day along with two aircraft and will provide information about sustainable mobility. At 9:10 a.m. the first Airbus A320neo worldwide will land at the ILA terrain in Berlin, followed at 9:35 a.m. by the Boeing 747-8 – better known as the Fanhansa “Siegerflieger” or ‘Winner’s Plane‘. Whilst visitors to the fair can visit the aircraft cabin of the ‘Winner‘s Plane‘, the A320neo will take part in the flight program at 2:30 p.m. With the presentation of the... Read More »
Lufthansa receives San Francisco International Airport/Community Roundtable Award for the “Quietest Overall Airline”
Lufthansa, once again, has been recognized for its leadership role in environmental responsibility with receipt of the San Francisco International Airport/Community Roundtable’s Jon C. Long Fly Quiet Program Award for the “Quietest Overall Airline”. The award was presented at the Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum and Library at San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday, June 1. Implemented by the Aircraft Noise Abatement Office, the San Francisco International Airport’s (SFO) Fly Quiet Program is a Roundtable initiative to encoura... Read More »
"Our business environment is changing ever more dynamically," said Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, Supervisory Board chairman of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG. "Porsche Digital GmbH will strengthen the brand, develop innovative customer experiences, and attract new partners. We are combining the traditional Porsche spirit with the power of new technologies." For Porsche CEO Oliver Blume the new subsidiary "is a logical step in order for Porsche to successfully position itself for the digital future." Blume adds that for Porsche digitization has three di... Read More »
BMW i8 wins Engine of the Year Award 2016. The plug-in hybrid drive system powering the BMW i8 tops its class for the second year running in the world’s leading engine competition
Following its overall victory and two class wins in last year’s International Engine of the Year Awards, the drive system powering the BMW i8 has once again triumphed in its class – the 1.4-litre to 1.8-litre displacement category – in this year’s competition. The BMW Group’s success in the International Engine of the Year Awards 2016 provides further evidence of the performance potential of the Efficient Dynamics technology package, which since 2007 has enabled a continuous enhancement of driving pleasure while at the same time cutting fuel co... Read More »
More dynamic looks and an even greater feeling of luxury inside. At 4,824 millimetres in length, the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo is around 200 millimetres longer than the other members of the BMW 3 Series family. And that takes it close to luxury-class territory. The design of the new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo, which has been sculpted to visibly greater dynamic effect at both the front and rear, heightens the impression of class. The new, standard-fitted LED headlights for dipped and high beam and the LED front foglamps lend the BMW 3 Series Gra... Read More »
Raffaele De Rosa re-takes the lead in the 2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy ahead of Benjamin Colliaux – Successful weekend for the BMW S 1000 RR with six wins and 18 podium finishes.
It was a weekend full of racing for the worldwide BMW Motorrad Motorsport community, with events in nine different championships on four continents. And it was another successful weekend for the BMW S 1000 RR, with a total of six wins and 18 podium finishes. There have also been many changes in the top-15 of the 2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy, with Raffaele De Rosa (IT) re-taking the lead. 2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy. The battle for the top positions in the 2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy remains exciting. Las... Read More »
BMW again partner of the 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art from June 4 to September 18. BMW Art Car artist Cao Fei among this year’s participants.
From June 4 to September 18, 2016, Berlin Biennale will again present Germany’s capital with international works of contemporary art – and BMW will once more support the exhibition as partner. Curated by the New York-based artist collective DIS, this year’s artistic programme will seek to materialize the paradoxes that increasingly make up the world in 2016: amongst others the virtual as the real, nations as brands, people as data, culture as capital, and wellness as politics. In the upcoming months, more than 150 international artists and memb... Read More »
Akrapovič has been involved in BMW Motorsport’s DTM project since 2012. In the future, the leading manufacturer of high-quality exhaust systems will also be a prominent feature as Official Partner in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC), in which BMW Team RLL competes with two BMW M6 GTLMs, and at the iconic 24-hour race at the Nürburgring (DE). The Akrapovič logo will consistently be visible in the exhaust area of the respective racing cars – right at the point where Akrapovič products are being used. For many years,... Read More »
Designed in the classic Arsenal home red, PUMA has created the new 2016/17 Home shirt based on the traditional and iconic home shirt treasured by fans. PUMA’s iconic T7 Form Stripe runs along each sleeve and a dropped tail and longer sleeves with cuffs give this shirt a refined look. Rounding off the design, the printed front graphic provides a modern approach and the heat transfer gothic “A”, inspired by the gothic font that featured on the club’s crest in the past, is the official signoff on the back neck area. The new performance shirt wo... Read More »
BMW PGA Championship: The Masters champion is coming home. Danny Willett and many top stars look forward to ‘The Players’ Flagship’ and Wentworth’s magnificent crowds.
Danny Willett, the newly-crowned Masters champion, will lead a star-studded field at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, on the outskirts of London, from May 24-29. The 28-year-old Englishman, whose first win as a professional came at the 2012 BMW International Open in Cologne, will be playing for one of the European Tour’s most coveted trophies in his first appearance on home soil since his dramatic victory at Augusta National in April. Willett is under no illusions, however, as to the size of the task awaiting him. Among those challengi... Read More »