The BMW Group’s campus for autonomous driving is a state-of-the-art centre of excellence that covers every base when it comes to offering greater capacity for innovation and increased development efficiency – and ultimately securing the company’s future sustainability. 15 months ago, the BMW Group took the decision to pool together its development expertise in the fields of vehicle connectivity and highly / fully automated driving at a single location. The campus, which offers 23,000 square metres of office space with room for 1,800 employee... Read More »
BMW Group Classic has completed the move to its new headquarters located on a historic site. The company archive and the vehicle collection, the workshop and the customer centre together with the parts service for classic automobiles and motorcycles are now located together in an ensemble of buildings in the district of Milbertshofen in Munich. This situates the history of the BMW Group in a new home during the centenary year of the company and at the same time roots it in its historic location. The site at Moosacher Straße 66 measuring around ... Read More »
Initiative “Give Something Back to Berlin” wins first place in the Intercultural Innovation Award 2016. Die BMW Group and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) honour German initiative.
Munich. The German initiative “Give Something Back to Berlin” (GSBTB) had the honour of winning first place in the Intercultural Innovation Award 2016 this year. Ten social projects from all over the world were nominated for the award with which the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group support innovative intercultural concepts. In the presence of H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser (High Representative of UNAOC) and Bill McAndrews (Head of Corporate Communications Strategy, BMW Group Corporate and Market Communications... Read More »
Munich (DE) The third season of the BMW Motorsport Junior programme, which was realigned in 2014, officially got underway on Monday and Tuesday with the Welcome Event in Munich (DE). BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt (DE) welcomed the two top Juniors from the previous two seasons, Jesse Krohn (FI) and Louis Delétraz (CH), as well as this year’s newcomers, Ricky Collard (GB) and Nico Menzel (DE). “I would like to welcome the new Juniors, Ricky Collard and Nico Menzel, to the BMW family. Both are very talented and have been selected ahead... Read More »
Driving Luxury in Porcelain. BMW and Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Berlin immortalize 7 Series design in exclusive sculpture.
Munich. Stylish presence, supreme dynamics, and exclusive elegance – the new-generation BMW 7 Series not only stakes a claim as a leader in innovation, it also sets new standards with its unique design language. Inspired by the precise lines, harmonious proportions and strongly controlled surface design of the new 7 Series, the design teams at BMW and Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Berlin (KPM Berlin) have created a porcelain sculpture which shines a vivid spotlight on the 7 Series’ design and provides it with an artistic showcase. This ela... Read More »
The new Munich-based Lufthansa Aviation Training GmbH will provide a single management for the two currently largely independent companies of Lufthansa Flight Training and Swiss Aviation Training. In addition to the overall management of all such training activities, Lufthansa Aviation Training will be responsible for corporate strategy and commercial management. The new company should be established by the end of this year. The aim of these endeavours is to better exploit synergies in a highly competitive market, respond more flexibly to in... Read More »
And this is how it works: The Lufthansa First Class Personal Assistant accepts reservations in the First Class Lounge and arranges the car rental. Passengers can book their sports car online before the flight, or make a spontaneous on-the-spot decision as long as the chosen offer is available. Back at the airport, your First Class flight starts as usual. A limousine takes passengers straight to the apron position beside the aircraft. Once on board, the passengers enjoy First Class menus by famous star chefs and a selection of premier wines. ... Read More »
Kittilä and the nearby ski resort Levi are 170 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. The winter sports centre in Lapland has already been voted as the best Finnish ski resort four times and meets international and FIS standards. Levi offers more than 40 lifts with runs ranging from those for families up to a World Cup run. The resort’s range includes 230 kilometres of cross-country skiing, plus snowshoe hiking trails and 900 kilometres of snowmobile routes. One special feature is the Northern Lights, which can be admired during winter sport ac... Read More »
Sinéad Browne: “The longer I am away from my country, the more I feel proud about my roots.” Allianz.com: How did you feel when you saw the Arena lit up in green for the first time? Sinéad Browne: Above all, I felt humble as the ‘greening initiative’ has become such a huge event around the globe. For my company to become part of it, and to be there personally when the Allianz Arena suddenly turned green – just like the Sydney Opera House, Niagara Falls or the Great Wall of China – was truly exciting. How did it happen? Ireland and G... Read More »
Lufthansa passengers can now experience the airline’s new First Class service on all long-haul flights from Munich. At the end of last week, the final Airbus A340-600 in the airline’s Munich-based long-haul fleet was retrofitted with the new First Class cabin. This winter, a total of 24 A340-600 and A330-300 aircraft will serve 22 intercontinental destinations from Munich. “Lufthansa has thus taken another major step towards its goal of becoming the first 5-star airline in the western hemisphere,” says Thomas Klühr, member of the Lufthansa Germ... Read More »