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*Updated* Live Photos and Tweets: BMW 1M Test Drive

1M, Featured Posts | May 10th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

We are tweeting live. See below We are bringing you live photos from the BMW 1M press test drives near New York. Our own Hugo …

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A visit at the BMW Museum

Interesting | May 8th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

No trip to Munich would be complete without a visit to BMW’s Museum. Located in what appears to be a bowl, just adjacent to the …

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BMWBLOG visits FIZ – BMW Forschung und Innovation Zentrum

Featured Posts, Interesting | May 7th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Munich, Germany – If I may steal a riff from Top Gear, BMWBLOG recently visited the top secret BMW Forschung und Innovation Zentrum (Research and …

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Innovation Days – Electrification

Interesting | April 19th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Munich, Germany – BMW’s strategy for providing transportation involves what they describe as ‘three powertrain pillars’, internal combustion engines (ICE), hybrids, and electric motors. The …

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Innovation Days – Light Weight Construction

Featured Posts, Interesting | April 18th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Munich, Germany – The last stop of the day for the English speaking journalists at BMW’s Innovation Day was Light Weight Construction. Various pairs of …

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Editorial: BMW’s New Six Cylinder Diesel – The N57D30OL

Featured Posts, Interesting | April 13th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Munich, Germany – BMW was late to the diesel game. They sat on the sidelines, unconvinced that diesels were compatible with the premium performance image …

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BMWBLOG Exclusive: Driving the New TwinPower Turbocharged Four Cylinder

Featured Posts, Test Drives | April 12th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Munich, Germany – At one point during Innovation Day, BMW turned the gathered journalists loose to sample the qualities of the new 2.0 L four …

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BMW EfficientDynamics Engine Family Explained by BMWBLOG

Engines, Featured Posts | April 11th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Munich, Germany – BMW discussed the new 500cc per cylinder engine architecture that will serve as a building block for upcoming three, four, and in-line …

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Opening Report on BMW Innovation Day

Featured Posts, Interesting | April 9th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Munich, Germany – BMW held its annual Innovation Day at its Forchungs und Innovations Zentrum (FIZ), located on Knorr Strasse, just a bit northwest of …

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First BMW 1M European Delivery

1M, Featured Posts | April 5th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

I ran into a bunch of happy Canadians today. They took delivery of a 1M, the first to be delivered to a North American customer …

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