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35BMW i creates high-design solar charging carport

With the first deliveries of the i3 under way, and the recent i8 press launch, the marketing push in the US for the BMW electric sub-brand has begun. These i vehicles are supposed to have a completely different feel from the rest of the brand's lineup. To complement their earth-friendly ethos, the Bavarian company commissioned BMW Group DesignworksUSA in California to create a solar carport concept that could keep the models sustainably topped up on power. It premiered alongside the i8 in Los An

2BMW takes to the skies with Sennheiser aviation headset

Though its product range these days is restricted to automobiles and motorcycles, BMW is no stranger to aviation. After all, that's how it got its start. But that was a long time ago.

50BMW DesignworksUSA previews updated San Francisco subway

BMW's product portfolio has expanded far beyond the sports sedans and cabriolets of old to include all manner of vehicles. But a subway train? You betcha.

31BMW DesignworksUSA gets on track with San Francisco BART contract

BMW: Bus, Metro, Walk. That was the tongue-in-cheek acronym we used to refer to public transport back in Montreal where this blogger grew up, but it's San Francisco that's about to have its underground mass transit system overhauled by BMW.

1Schaffer to lead BMW's California design studio [w/VIDEO]

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13The Ultimate Flying Machine? BMW trims out business jet

BMW DesignworksUSA Falcon 7X business jet interior - Click above for a high-res image gallery

AddHydrogen-powered salt flat racer concept fleshed out, complete with goldfish

BMWDesignworksUSA Hydrogen Salt Flat Racer - Click above to enlarge

13Zeydon builds the BMW of yachts

Much like its Porsche Design counterpart, there isn't really anything BMW DesignWorks won't try to make better, from an espresso machine to a custom interior for a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. So it was only a matter of time before they put pen to paper and created a yacht, this particular example being a 60-foot offshore performance sailboat for the Zeydon boatyard of Belgium.

12BMW builds Ultimate Espresso Machine for Starbucks

You can get Starbucks anywhere from airports to a hospital cafeterias. The coffee giant is so hot right now, even BMW Designworks USA is getting in on the act. The BMW designers created a state-of-the-art espresso machine design that can be purchased at Starbucks for use at home.

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