Car News Round Up, Issue 9
Published on 22 Dec 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng
Issue 9 of Neofiliac's Car News Round Up: This time, we bring 3 updates from BMW, and Ford.
This Round Up provides our summaries on these latest industry news. It is made possible with our NLP-based algorithms.
News Round Up
BMW announced on 22 Dec 2021
As another year ends, BMW sends holiday greetings
BMW is surprising its customers in their BMW this holiday season with two festive animations for Christmas and the new year. There is also a New Year’s message from BMW, also with festive music and an ambient light show in the vehicle. The driver can play both animations as often as they like during the festive season by clicking on the app icon.More and more customers around the world will see the personalised festive greetings in their BMW with each passing year.
BMW announced on 21 Dec 2021
‘MBEDDED’ #3: New episode of video documentary gives exclusive insights behind the scenes of BMW Team RLL and the LMDh project
“Sexy, aggressive, gorgeous, a powerful statement” are the words that came to the minds of members of BMW Team RLL and the BMW M works drivers on seeing the first images of the new BMW M LMDh, which they were allowed to take a look at behind closed doors at Petit Le Mans. They were joined by a camera crew, who documented all the action surrounding the announcement of BMW Team RLL as the LMDh team up close and personal for the third episode of ‘MBEDDED’. ‘MBEDDED’ also gives profiles of team principal Bobby Rahal and his crew, who are set to do battle for overall wins in the IMSA series for BMW M Motorsport as of 2023.
Ford announced on 21 Dec 2021
Lend A Hand – And A Few Miles – To Your Friends Using Vehicle-To-Vehicle Charging On F-150 Lightning, F-150 Hybrid
“Taking power on the road or having extra energy at home brings a lot of convenience and security, and using the F-150 Lightning or F-150 hybrid to top off a friend’s electric vehicle or help them during an outage is one of the many new benefits our customers gain from our Built Ford Tough electrified trucks.”. When connected to an F-150 Lightning or F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid with the optional 9.6 or 7.2 kilowatt Pro Power Onboard1, the Ford Mobile Power Cord charger can deliver Level-2 charging that’s estimated to add an average range of 20 miles per charging hour on a Mustang Mach-E with extended-range battery and rear-wheel drive2. It will add up to 13 miles of charge per hour on the upcoming F-150 Lightning, and will add an average range of 10 miles per charging hour to a Ford E-Transit low-roof cargo van2.
- ^ As another year ends, BMW sends holiday greetings. [BMW]. https://www.press.bmwgroup.com/global/article/detail/T0362734EN/as-another-year-ends-bmw-sends-holiday-greetings. 22 Dec 2021.
- ^ ‘MBEDDED’ #3: New episode of video documentary gives exclusive insights behind the scenes of BMW Team RLL and the LMDh project. [BMW]. https://www.press.bmwgroup.com/global/article/detail/T0363194EN/mbedded%E2%80%99-3:-new-episode-of-video-documentary-gives-exclusive-insights-behind-the-scenes-of-bmw-team-rll-and-the-lmdh-project. 21 Dec 2021.
- ^ Lend A Hand – And A Few Miles – To Your Friends Using Vehicle-To-Vehicle Charging On F-150 Lightning, F-150 Hybrid. [Ford]. https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2021/12/21/vehicle-to-vehicle-charging.html. 21 Dec 2021.
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