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Editorial: One Man’s Take On the State of BMW

Featured Posts, Interesting | January 6th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

The advent of the new year is often seen as a time to reflect on the happenings of the prior year, but also a time …

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The Spun Bearing: Once Upon a Car, Connected Drive, and Pure Speculation

Interesting | January 5th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Once Upon a Car I just finished reading Bill Vlasic’s, “Once Upon a Car”, and highly recommend it. It’s a fast paced look at the …

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Editorial: On Tires and Compromise

Featured Posts, Interesting | January 2nd, 2012 by Hugo Becker

The perfect tire would stick to any surface, never go flat, run in any weather, provide plentiful steering feedback, and wear forever. Fat chance we’ll …

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The Spun Bearing: N54 Legal Matters, the i8 Breaks Cover, and Renderings

Interesting | December 29th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

N54 Legal Matters I received a piece of mail yesterday that was a bit interesting. It seems that one legal challenge to the issues with …

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The Spun Bearing: The i8, Saab, and Happy Holidays

Featured Posts, Interesting | December 23rd, 2011 by Hugo Becker

The i8 I made the press launch of the Toyota Prius in 1999. At the time it was a revolutionary car that Toyota was hoping …

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The Spun Bearing: Electric Power Steering (Again?!), Fuel Cells, and BMW Holiday Giveaway

Featured Posts, Interesting | December 16th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

EPS – Again I had to take the ’08 135i in to the dealer for routine service this week and had an opportunity to say …

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Tech Analysis: BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe

6 Series Gran Coupe | December 11th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

BMW’s production process continue to impress. Using a set of drivetrains, suspension hard points, and suite of electronics, BMW has managed to produce a set of variegated …

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