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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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Cutting to the Chase of the BMW M5 Press Release

BMW M5 | April 4th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

The purple prose that the PR people have conjured up for the press release of the M5 is thick enough that you can cut it …

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Editorial: BMW Z2 – A Front Wheel Drive? Warum?

Featured Posts, Rumors | March 17th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Why? There’s a rumor floating around that BMW is building the Z2. As a two seat front wheel drive roadster!? Why? Front wheel drive is …

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Design Analysis: 2012 BMW 6 Series Coupe

6 Series Coupe | March 13th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

BMW considers the new 6 series the top of their model range. Its role is to be the pinnacle of BMW’s coupe offerings. And yet …

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Editorial: The Convoluted Corporate Roots of BMW

Featured Posts, Interesting | March 11th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

BMW celebrates its corporate birthday on 6 March. That was the date in 1916 that Gustav-Otto-Flugmaschinenfabrik, founded 15 March 1911, became Bayerische Flugzeugwerke (BFW). So BMW was …

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Dr. Lanchester, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Electric Power Steering

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

Parallel parking is a skill that many new drivers have a hard time accomplishing smoothly (and many older drivers too). A great deal of entertainment …

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