BMW is to be the automotive partner of the London Olympics and Paralympic Games in 2012. The German company will provide the 4,000 or so vehicles which are required at the Games to transport athletes, officials and marketing partners.
The company will showcase electric vehicles as part of its role in London 2012. During the Games, BMW bicycles will be available for use by athletes in the athletes village and by London 2012 staff. BMW motorbikes will be used in certain Olympic and Paralympic events.
A proportion of the fleet will be wheelchair-accessible and BMW will convert a number of vehicles for use by disabled drivers and passengers.