800px FirebirdI 750x399 The Spun Bearing: Nissan Powers the DeltaWing at Le Mans

The Spun Bearing: Nissan Powers the DeltaWing at Le Mans

Interesting | March 16th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Wander around racing chat rooms and you can find more bile being spilled regarding the DeltaWing entry at Le Mans than just about any racing …

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Voice Recognition and the Applification of the Automotive IP

Interesting | March 13th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

In the 1990s I was involved in setting up an artificial intelligence system for a ‘major telecommunications company’. We were using a piece of AI …

bmw munich headquarters 100192947 m1 The Spun Bearing: On Playing Musical Chairs With the Board of Directors

The Spun Bearing: On Playing Musical Chairs With the Board of Directors

Featured Posts, Interesting | March 9th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Announced today is a ‘strategic realignment’ of the BMW board of directors effective April 1, 2012. Quoting the press release, “Board of Management members Dr.-Ing. …

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The Spun Bearing: If Not Saab, Triumph?!

Featured Posts, Interesting | March 1st, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Just when you thought it was safe to get back into the water comes reports that BMW is thinking of reviving the Triumph brand. To …

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The Spun Bearing: Push Rods, Drum Brakes, and Leaf Springs! Oh My!!

Interesting | February 26th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Pushrods After the Twin Overhead Cam article, I just had to bring up pushrods. Derided by many, the humble pushrod has been around as long …

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BMWBLOG Exclusive: Interview of Holger Jeebe – Drivetrain Strategy

Interesting | February 23rd, 2012 by Hugo Becker

BMWBLOG had the opportunity to interview Holger Jeebe of BMW’s Antriebstrategie (Strategical Aspects, Drive Train) at the Frankfurt Motor Show. After introductions we jumped right …

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BMW Purchasing Saab? Not So Fast!

Rumors | February 22nd, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Our friends at Autoblog posted some speculation about BMW’s potential interest in Saab. I dismissed that out of hand upon reading it. Saab, unfortunately, is …

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