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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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BMW: A Company On The Edge – TIME Magazine

Interesting, Others, Videos | June 19th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

In the latest two entries of TIME Magazine’s multi-part documentary on BMW, called “BMW: A Company On The Edge”, it goes into how BMW uses …

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BMW History: BMW X5 Le Mans

BMW X5, Videos | May 23rd, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

In 2000, hot on the heels of BMW’s 1999 victory at Le Mans, BMW decided to celebrate by creating a monster — The BMW X5 Le Mans.

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BMW’s Job Is Getting Harder

Interesting, Others | May 8th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

BMW — A company built on the premise of creating the most engaging driving experience possible through innovation and technology. That may sound like the …

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40 years of the BMW 3 Series

3-Series | May 7th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW 3 Series was launched 40 years ago to replace the already legendary BMW 02, and is now set to enter its sixth generation

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The History and Future of BMW

Interesting, Others, Videos | May 2nd, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

Back in the 1970s, Americans weren’t too familiar with the BMW brand, with many people thinking BMW stood for British Motor Works. The few who …

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