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The Fascination of Car Design – BMW Design in Detail

Interesting | February 23rd, 2017 by Horatiu Boeriu

26 year old Münchner Oliver Sold is a passionate photographer and one of his subjects is the Bavarian brand with the blue and white roundel. Inspired …

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Editorial: Back To The Future, And Then Back Again

Interesting | December 27th, 2016 by James Bachici

Let’s sit down and talk about cars. Let’s talk about the past, the present and the future. Let’s talk about how things used to be …

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Chicago Cubs win World Series after 108 years — What was the auto industry like back then?

News | November 3rd, 2016 by Nico DeMattia

We just witnessed history, as the Chicago Cubs put the Cleveland Indians away to win the World Series. Unless you’re a fan of the Indians, …

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Video: BMW Takes a Look Back at the History of the BMW 5 Series

5-series, Videos | October 18th, 2016 by Gabriel Nica

The newly launched BMW G30 5 Series reinforced once again BMW’s claims of being the best in the segment. The new 5er is actually the …

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Purgatory – Chapter 5 of the History of BMW

Interesting | October 17th, 2016 by Hugo Becker

The German economic miracle, the ‘Wirtschaftwunder’, was predicated by the western allies currency reform – the replacement of the old Reichsmark with the new Deutschmark, …

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Strife – Chapter 4 of the History of BMW

Interesting | June 11th, 2016 by Hugo Becker

One of the few things Germany did not have a shortage of at the end of World War II was rubble. There were over 400 …

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Watch How the BMW 3-Series Evolved Over 40 Years

3-Series, Videos | April 28th, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

This video from Donut Media follows the evolution of the BMW 3 Series, from the E21-chassis 1975 316  and the E30 M3 to the F80-chassis …

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Expansion: History of BMW – Part 3

Interesting | April 24th, 2016 by Hugo Becker

On the southeast edge of Eisenach, Germany, there is a steep hill. On top of that hill sits a fortification, a castle. It is not …

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Intermezzo – Chapter Two of a History of BMW

Interesting | February 24th, 2016 by Hugo Becker

In May of 1922 the restrictions on aircraft engine production, imposed by the Treaty of Versailles, was lifted. Possibly this serves as one of the …

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Vibrations – Chapter One of a History of BMW

Interesting | January 13th, 2016 by Hugo Becker

In 1916 you will not find a company known as BMW, hard as you might look. The first mention of BMW is in 1917, as …

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