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BMW enters new year with a look back on 2012

Unfortunately for those who hate their jobs or life, the apocalypse didn’t happen. Bringing further annoyance, the New Year then came and everybody is cheery about it. If looking forward is not your thing, maybe you can take a breather in these videos from BMW as they’ve released a summary […]

by January 2, 2013 0 comments Videos
3 years ago
Saab - BMW engine agreement

BMW files lawsuit against Saab

Saab have only just gotten through the suffering of bankruptcy, missing out on a couple of chances at being saved and ultimately living on as a spare parts division. They may still live on through their cars and the charm they have but Saab autos is in for an unpleasant […]

by August 25, 2012 0 comments Manufacturing
3 years ago
BMW Z4 facelift spyshots

BMW readies a facelift for Z4 roadster

We we’re recently promised a considerably sportier generation of the BMW Z4 and the Bavarians will keep that promise. In the meantime, if you don’t mind, I’d stick with the current generation at any time. I may be getting old and a fan of the slightly grown up GT idea […]

by July 25, 2012 0 comments BMW Z4
3 years ago
BMW engine of the year winner

Multiple Engine of the Year awards for BMW

The Bavarians are seriously capable when it comes to engine building. We say it and a lot of people who aren’t necessarily fans also say it. Today we also got some confirmation from a panel of journalists that actually know what they’re doing. The guys behind the Car of the […]

by June 15, 2012 0 comments Engines
3 years ago
Triumph TR7

BMW to bring back Triumph brand?

The Bavarians are great at making their own cars and, as Rolls Royce and Mini teach us, they’re brilliant at making British ones as well. Certainly, despite the Germans having a serious effect on the development of the two British brands they still manage to retain some of the appeal. […]

by March 5, 2012 0 comments BMW Articles
4 years ago
BMW i Range

BMW i Range poses new sales issues

You often hear that you could put a BMW badge on anything and it will sell like hotcakes. While there’s some evidence to support the saying, the Bavarians don’t seem to agree with it. While they can’t complain about their sales, BMW takes every new model launch seriously, something that […]

by November 28, 2011 0 comments BMW i
4 years ago
BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

Rumor; BMW M8 Hybrid?

It would seem that the Vision EfficientDynamics concept car the Bavarians at BMW rolled out to the public quite some time ago is still the inspiration behind some rumors. The most recent of them is that BMW are considering building a new model, a hybrid one no less.

by June 28, 2010 0 comments BMW Hybrids, Concept Cars
5 years ago
BMW Logo

BMW is the automaker that most suppliers want to do business with

According to the 6th annual Automotive News Europe/SupplierBusiness OEM-Supplier Relations Study the Bavarians at BMW AG are the automaker that most suppliers want to do business with. This new survey shows that BMW rose to the top spot which if you consider that last year it ranked fifth.

by June 27, 2010 0 comments BMW Articles, Manufacturing
5 years ago
BMW AKTIV Technology demo

BMW and Volkswagen demonstrate safety technology

The technology being demonstrated this week by BMW and Volkswagen in Germany is what resulted from a government funded project. That would be what the two companies have been at work on for the past four years, the Adaptive and Cooperative Technologies for Intelligent Traffic (AKTIV) project.

by June 26, 2010 0 comments BMW Articles, Manufacturing
5 years ago
2011 BMW 5 Series Lineup

F10 BMW 5 Series sold out in all markets

The latest announcement from BMW is rather worrying as they claim the new F10 BMW 5 Series has sold out in all the markets it’s been made available. The new BMW 5 Series entered the European market about a month ago and the U.S. market just over a week ago […]

by June 23, 2010 0 comments BMW 5-Series, Manufacturing
5 years ago

Le Mans GT2 Racer BMW M3; GTHaus style

It would seem that BMW’s win at the 24 Hours of Nurburgring and their rejoining to the Le Mans calendar is bringing along quite a few business opportunities for tuner companies. First there was G-Power and now we have the turn of the Illinois-based tuning house, GTHaus to have a […]

5 years ago
E92 BMW 3 Series

BMW working on a long wheelbase version of the 3 Series for China

China is a very big market and there is no doubt about that but some parts of the Chinese market can be profitable with what vehicles would otherwise be niche products. This is definitely the case for that region of China where stretched long-wheelbase vehicles are popular, so aiming for […]

by June 10, 2010 0 comments BMW 3-Series, Manufacturing
5 years ago
BMW i10 Megacity

BMW Megacity will be seen at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

According to some reports from German magazine Autobild, the BMW Megacity will see its official debut at the 2011 Franfurt Motor Show. To be honest, I may have gotten a bit more excited than necessary as by then the Bavarians will be showing us the first prototype of the Project […]

by June 8, 2010 1 comment Concept Cars, Events
5 years ago
BMW Vision EfficientDynamics

BMW is rumored to be planning Megacity EV sports car

BMW’s electric four seater, the Megacity, is one eagerly awaited vehicle but according to some recent speculation it may be just the tip of the iceberg for the new market the Bavarians are approaching. Apparently BMW are considering offering more than one variant of the Megacity and are even considering […]

5 years ago
BMW Gran Coupe

News on the fate of the BMW Gran Coupe

As you may remember the stunning BMW Gran Coupe concept that was unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show this year has been announced by various sources that it will be making into production. That’s not the full story however, as since 2012 isn’t that far away, the Bavarians are treating […]

by June 5, 2010 0 comments BMW 6-Series, BMW M6, Concept Cars
5 years ago
BMW X6 Interceptor

BMW X6 Interceptor

The BMW X6 hasn’t yet, and there aren’t any scenarios in the future where it may win a beauty contest. To be honest it doesn’t really matter as the car has a lot of selling points. So the Bavarians may not have created a good looking car, but have now […]

by May 28, 2010 1 comment BMW Tuning News, BMW X6
6 years ago
2011 BMW M5

More spyshots of the 2011 BMW M5

A new BMW M5 is always going to be a car that will create a lot of expectations, a car that will meet those expectations and surpass them every time. This must be one of the reasons why the Bavarians are testing it round the Nurburgring so thoroughly. With that […]

by May 19, 2010 0 comments BMW M5, Spy Photos
6 years ago
BMW ActiveE Concept Car

BMW supports Germany’s target for electric vehicles

Germany is home to the Autobahn, some of the best feats of car engineering on the planet and one of the “greenest” countries in the world. In keeping of that last aspect, the German government has announced that they are hoping to get one million electric vehicles on the country’s […]

6 years ago