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BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover announce partnership for next-generation foundation technology

Munich. As it develops a skeleton for a mobility of
a future, a BMW Group is increasingly focusing on co-operations to
assistance make next-level foundation record some-more widely available
to business by a start of a entrance decade.

Cooperation between automobile manufacturers to share expertise and
resources is critical as a automotive attention tackles the
poignant technological hurdles of unconstrained driving,
connectivity, foundation and services (ACES).

After 3 years of Strategy NUMBER ONE NEXT, a BMW
Group stays resolutely on track, carrying determined a clever position as
one of a world’s tip providers of e-mobility. The BMW Group is
heading a tellurian reward marketplace with a largest portfolio of
electrified vehicles and a biggest marketplace share among traditional
oppulance rivals.

Highly-integrated electric expostulate train

The BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover currently confirmed
they are fasten army to rise successive era electric drive
units in a pierce that supports a enrichment of electrification
technologies compulsory to transition to an ACES future.

The BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover share a same strategic
prophesy of environmentally-friendly and future-oriented electric drive
technologies. The BMW Group brings prolonged knowledge of building and
producing several generations of electric expostulate units in-house since
it launched a pioneering BMW i3 in 2013. Jaguar Land Rover has
demonstrated a capability with this record by a launch of
a Jaguar I-Pace and a plug-in hybrid models.

The BMW Group’s many worldly electrified record to
date comforts an electric motor, delivery and energy wiring in
one housing. This electric engine does not need singular earths,
enabling a BMW Group to revoke a coherence on their availability
as it continues to evenly enlarge a operation of electrified models.

Starting successive year, a BMW Group will deliver this electric
expostulate unit, a fifth era (“Gen 5”) of a eDrive technology,
with a BMW iX3 Sports Activity Vehicle. The Gen 5 electric drive
section will be a thrust complement on that successive evolutions
launched together with Jaguar Land Rover will be based.

“The automotive attention is undergoing a high transformation.
We see partnership as a pivotal for success, also in a margin of
electrification. With Jaguar Land Rover, we found a partner whose
mandate for a destiny era of electric expostulate units
significantly compare ours. Together, we have a event to cater
some-more effectively for patron needs by cutting growth time and
bringing vehicles and state-of-the-art technologies some-more fast to
market,” pronounced Klaus Fröhlich, Member of a Board of Management of BMW
AG, Development.

The team-work allows a BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover to
take advantage of cost efficiencies outset from common growth of
destiny evolutions and prolongation formulation costs as good as economies
of scale from corner purchasing.

A corner group of BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover experts located
in Munich will be tasked with serve building a Gen 5 energy units
with prolongation of a electric drivetrains to be undertaken by each
partner in their possess prolongation facilities. Both companies will
find to belong to their possess brand-specific propositions in any project.

Technology openness

The growth of mixed new technologies is
compulsory for a association to accommodate patron and regulatory requirements
around a world, that mostly change by market. This means that a BMW
Group will continue to urge a explosion engines, while also
pulling brazen a e-mobility plan with both battery-electric
vehicles and plug-in variety and investing in new technologies such as
fuel–cell powertrains.


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The BMW Group

With a 4 brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW
Motorrad, a BMW Group is a world’s heading reward manufacturer of
automobiles and motorcycles and also provides reward financial and
mobility services. The BMW Group prolongation network comprises 30
prolongation and public comforts in 14 countries; a association has a
tellurian sales network in some-more than 140 countries.

In 2018, a BMW Group sole over 2,490,000 newcomer vehicles
and some-more than 165,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation in
a financial year 2018 was € 9.815 billion on revenues amounting to
€ 97.480 billion. As of 31 Dec 2018, a BMW Group had a
workforce of 134,682 employees.

The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore established
ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain,
extensive product shortcoming and a transparent joining to
conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.

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