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Joseph Mohney of the Aesthetic Firm

A ninety per cent recycled parts car has topped the distance travelled on a single battery charge for a car. more

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A lightweight instrument panel produced for BMW Group’s Mini Countryman vehicles has won top honours at the Automotive Innovation Awards organised by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). more

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BMW, the owner of the Mini marque, has confirmed it will assemble the electric version of the three door Mini at its plant in Cowley, near Oxford. more

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Evonik

After 15 years of success for BMW’s Mini, Evonik reveals the secret of how its revolutionary use of PMMA in A-pillars added to the iconic look. more

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The polyurethanes division of global chemical company, Huntsman, has been recognised by BMW Group for its work in developing a technology that dramatically reduces total emissions from the high performance polyurethane seating foam. more

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Carbon fibre composites from Hexcel Corporation are being used in the production of the BMW 7 series to reinforce the metal shell of the B-pillar and save weight. more

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The BMW Group is producing injection-moulded glove box compartments from a newly developed ABS blend that is both eliminating processing problems and reducing cycle times. more

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Krauss Maffei is supplying the injection moulding and reaction process machines used to produce the exterior parts made of thermoplastics and structural components made of fibre-reinforced plastic on BMW’s electric car, the i3. more

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