SGL Carbon Supplies Carbon Fibers and Fabrics for BMW iNEXT

January 07 2019

BMW Group has chosen SGL Carbon to supply carbon fibers and semi-finished textile products for a range of components in its upcoming next-generation electric vehicle, the BMW iNEXT.
In addition to carbon fibers, the framework agreement also covers a number of different glass and carbon fiber fabrics. Delivery is expected to start in 2021 and will last for the vehicle’s entire lifecycle. SGL Carbon will be involved at various stages of the value chain. The carbon fibers are going to be manufactured at the Moses Lake plant in the US state of Washington, while the materials will be produced at the Wackersdorf site in Germany.

This partnership for the BMW iNEXT continues years of pioneering collaboration between BMW Group and SGL Carbon in the area of fiber-reinforced plastics.

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