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Allerton and S1000RR Take Victory in Opening Australian Superbike Round

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 3:32pm
Queensland Raceway was the venue for the opening round of the 2014 AirRoad Australian Superbike Championship and it was BMW S1000RR rider Glenn Allerton who tasted the victory champagne. The NextGen Motorsports rider had been dominant throughout practice and qualifying at Queensland Raceway, topping both Superbike qualifying sessions before setting the fastest Superpole time too. He […]

BMW Developing OLEDs for Motorcycle Lighting

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:13am
Organic light-emitting diodes, or OLEDs, are innovative, efficient and sustainable light sources that BMW will be fitting in its vehicles in the near future under the name BMW Organic Light. In OLEDs, the light is emitted by wafer-thin semi-conductive layers made from organic materials. OLEDs work very efficiently by design and generate very little heat […]

BMW Motorrad Achieves All-Time Sales High in March

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:53am
In the first three months of this year, BMW Motorrad sales were higher than any first quarter before. Sales through March came to a total of 28,719 vehicles (previous year: 24,732 units), making for an increase of 16.1%. In March alone, 15,183 motorcycles and maxi scooters (previous year: 13,067 units) were supplied to customers worldwide. […]

Series C evolution Production Begins for BMW Motorrad

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 9:38am
History was made today as the first BMW C evolution scooters rolled off the assembly lines. These are the first series production all-electric vehicles to be produced by the BMW Motorrad plant in Berlin-Spandau. Customers across Europe can look forward to riding the “revolutionary” vehicle soon while those in the USA will have to wait and […]

BMW Motorrad Claims Overall Winner in Customer Satisfaction Survey

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:12am
BMW Motorrad reports they were the “overall winner” with two category wins and three other “podium” placements in the customer satisfaction survey among motorcycle owners carried out by the Motorcycle Industry Council in the USA. The survey consisted of a written questionnaire that was sent out last fall to a total of 50,303 owners of 10 motorcycle […]

GS Trophy 2014: Latin American Team Selected

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 5:00pm
Last weekend, March 14-16, the Latin America Regional Qualification for the 2014 International GS Trophy took place in Colombia. With riders representing Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Peru, there was emotion, adrenaline, endurance, skills and a whole lot of fun packed into the two days of friendly competition. Pre-qualifying tournaments in each country had […]

BMW’s Berlin Plant Builds 500,000th Boxer GS Motorcycle

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:52pm
What looked like an ordinary R1200GS rolled off the production line at BMW’s Berlin-Spandau plant today but it was very special. That’s because it was the 500,000th BMW GS motorcycle with a flat-twin (boxer) engine to be manufactured at the plant. Since 1969, motorcycles have been manufactured for the world market in Berlin-Spandau with the […]

BMW Picks Up Eleven 2014 Motorrad Magazine Awards

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 9:24am
BMW Motorrad received a total of nine awards in the German Motorrad magazine “Motorcycle of the Year 2014” readers’ choice awards including three category victories. BMW Motorrad has never won so many top places in the reader survey before. As was the case last year, the BMW HP4 took first place in the “Sports Bike” category with a […]