Category Archives: BMW

Back to the Future

Even where the climate isn’t always conducive to owning them and using them to their full potential, plenty of people still love convertibles. The big problem used to be that the fabric roofs that were little more than a convenience … Continue reading

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BMW Group Reports Strong Third Quarter Sales

BMW Group has reported its third quarter sales, which rose 5.8 percent when compared to the third quarter of 2013, thanks to strong demand for BMW, Mini, and Rolls-Royce vehicles. Total units sold during the quarter were 509,669 vehicles, versus … Continue reading

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Smaller Automakers Lead October Sales Increase

Substantial increases from Chrysler, Nissan and Hyundai-Kia helped the industry to an 8 percent rise for October, compared to the same period a year ago. Charlotte Mitsubishi Dealerships said that total sales of 1,021,185 light vehicles last month bring the annualized … Continue reading

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BMW Tests Driverless Cars

Numerous automakers have been dabbling in autonomous driving systems and BMW appears to be the latest. The German automaker has racked up more than 3,100 miles using a 5-Series sedan outfitted with autonomous tech. BMW’s “intelligent” vehicle utilizes radar, lidar, … Continue reading

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New BMW Apps and ConnectedDrive System

Along with other notable New York Auto Show debuts, BMW is introducing the new generation of the ConnectedDrive System. The new ConnectedDrive system is equip with Apple Plugin integration for iPhones and iPod Touch with an app game that connects … Continue reading

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M5 All-Wheel-Drive

The BMW M5 concept model will officially be revealed at the Shanghai Motor Show on April 19th and the production model won’t be revealed until the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, but BMW is already considering all-wheel-drive. The all-wheel-drive feature … Continue reading

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BMW Launches Eco Sub-Brand And Venture Firm

BMW wants to produce a new line of vehicles with a focus on sustainability. But fearing that it wouldn’t mesh well with its current line of performance-tuned luxury vehicles, BMW has created an entirely new sub-brand, called BMW i. The … Continue reading

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Video: BMW Examines The Future Of Mobility

BMW has launched a four-part documentary series on the future mobility, cities, and technology. The first installment of the series is called “The New City” and it looks at ideas on how transportation will change in the future. As cities … Continue reading

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BMW’s Efficient Supercar Will Go Into Production

BMW’s Vision Efficient Dynamics (VED) concept was unveiled back in 2009 and garnered an outstanding response on the auto show circuit. The supercar’s unique design and ultra efficient plug-in hybrid powertrain impressed consumers so much that BMW just approved the … Continue reading

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New Documentary Profiles Former BMW Design Chief

One of the most controversial names in automotive design is Chris Bangle. He led BMW’s design for seventeen years. According to Mercedes Annapolis, after retiring in 2009, his influence certainly lives on as his designs have been adopted by many … Continue reading

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