BMW debuts its electrified wingsuit

February 1st, 2021

Austrian base-jumper, flight instructor and wingsuit pilot Peter Salzmann had always dreamed of flying and eventually found a partner in Designworks, BMW Group’s design innovation studio, to make his dream a reality. Although the extreme sport of wingsuit flying has captivated enthusiasts for years, the partnership entered unknown territory in a project to create an […]

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Breakthroughs in advanced textiles: Interactive auto textile and more

September 1st, 2020

BMW unveils ByBorre-designed interactive textile interior Dutch custom textile manufacturer ByBorre developed the fabrics for BMW’s future interactive car interior presented at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nev. The concept car cabin module donned the BMW i Interaction EASE, the car company’s expression of the “mobility experience of the future” where […]

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BMW’s GINA features fabric skin

August 1st, 2008

She’s slick, sleek and hooked on speed, but BMW’s GINA isn’t your girl-next-door concept car. The radical GINA, which stands for Geometry and Functions in ‘N’ Adaptations, is a vehicle dressed to impress in a fabric skin over a mechanized electro-hydraulic metal and carbon frame. The GINA Light Visionary Model (LVM) roadster wears a fabric […]

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