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Update on the Death of Jack Pitney and Jim O’Donnell Statement

News | August 27th, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

Press Release: As promised, we have more information to share with you about the death of our dear friend and colleague, Jack Pitney. According to …


BMW NA Vice President Jack Pitney dies in tragic accident

News | August 27th, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

An hour ago, we learned that our friend Jack Pitney at BMWNA has died in a tragic accident. Jack has been a supporter of BMWBLOG …


BMWNA CEO To Host Teen Driving School Fundraiser in Chicago

News | August 25th, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

When it comes to fundraising and charity work, BMWBLOG has always been very supportive towards organizations or simply individuals that are looking to make a …


BMW using more aluminum to cut vehicle weight

News | August 23rd, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

A recent article published by Automotive News and quoting a BMW source, mentions the increased use of aluminum in future BMWs. Looking to reduce weight …

Strike over at BMW South African plant

News | August 22nd, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

More than a week ago, BMW, along with other automakers, have temporarily stopped production at their South African plants due to an employee strike. South …

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BMW hopes to get out from under the gas-guzzler taxes

News | August 19th, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

Jim O’Donnell, president of BMW of North America, says the company is studying fuel-efficiency improvements that could eliminate the gas-guzzler taxes on its vehicles as …

*Correction:* G-Power Hurricane RR had broken the world speed record

News | August 18th, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

Las week we reported that a G-Power Hurricane RS model has broken the world speed record, but our information proved to be half right, or …