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Is BMW ashamed of the i3’s safety rating?

December 2, 2013 | 1

BMW should be proud of the four-star rating the i3 electric vehicle has achieved in the latest round of Euro NCAP results. This is an innovative vehicle built using Read More

Why the BMW i3 only has a four-star Euro NCAP safety rating

November 27, 2013 |

A lot of people will be surprised that the BMW i3 only received a four-star safety rating from Euro NCAP. This is the world’s first mass-produced carbon fibre electric Read More

BMW carbon fibre expert explains plans to develop material further for EVs

November 27, 2013 |

The BMW i3 and i8’s use of carbon fibre is a massive step forward. Until now the material has been reserved for race and supercars: it’s just too expensive and difficult Read More

BMW calls for better ways to assess driver assist technologies

September 9, 2013 |

Speaking about crash avoidance technologies at the ESV conference in Seoul, BMW’s head of safety, Klaus Kompass called for better ways to assess cars’ safety. Read More

ESV car safety conference seeks common ground for collaborations

May 27, 2013 |

Day one of the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV) conference and the theme has been collaboration. The event opened with a plenary session in which Read More

BMW 3 Series is the safest large family car for 2013

January 30, 2013 | 1

Euro NCAP has named the BMW 3 Series “best in class” in its large family car category. The BMW narrowly beat the Volvo V60 and V60 plug-in hybrid by scoring more Read More

Study concludes augmented reality technology under development at BMW will improve driver attention

January 9, 2013 | 1

Research just published in the Transportation Research: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour journal should encourage car makers to use augmented reality to improve Read More

BMW 1 Series offers five-star safety, but marginal whiplash protection

November 23, 2012 |

For a brand that builds premium, driver-focused cars, you might expect just a little more protection when things go wrong. The latest version of the BMW 1-Series offers five-star safety, read full report, but it’s up against other, Read More