BMW’s Technik division celebrates 25 years

BMW’s Technik division celebrates 25 years

BMW Technik GmbH is celebrating 25 years of its concepts vehicles, innovative design, and technology. BMW’s specialist division has been responsible for some of the most far out concepts to ever come from beneath the famous Roundel.

The subsidiary company was founded as BMW Technik GmbH in 1985. At first, the division’s entire focus was directed at the development and construction of concept vehicles.

These include the 1988 Z1 Coupe that was based on BMW Technik’s very first project, the limited production Z1 roadster.

In 2003, the division was rebranded as “BMW Forschung und Technik GmbH”, and was expected to shift focus to developing technology that encompassed all types of BMW vehicles.

The 200 or so people currently working at the Technik division are developing new technologies in the areas of vehicle engineering, hydrogen, alternative drive and energy management concepts, active safety and driver assistance systems, as well as information and communication.

To see some of the Technik division’s concept vehicles click on the link below.

BMW Technik GmbH is celebrating 25 years of its concepts vehicles, innovative design, and technology. BMW’s specialist division has been responsible for some of the most far out concepts to ever come from beneath the famous Roundel.

The subsidiary company was founded as BMW Technik GmbH in 1985. At first, the division’s entire focus was directed at the development and construction of concept vehicles.

These include the 1988 Z1 Coupe that was based on BMW Technik’s very first project, the limited production Z1 roadster.

In 2003, the division was rebranded as “BMW Forschung und Technik GmbH”, and was expected to shift focus to developing technology that encompassed all types of BMW vehicles.

The 200 or so people currently working at the Technik division are developing new technologies in the areas of vehicle engineering, hydrogen, alternative drive and energy management concepts, active safety and driver assistance systems, as well as information and communication.

To see some of the Technik division’s concept vehicles click on the link below.

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