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Rowing Gears: Can Heritage Hurt A Brand?

Featured Posts, Interesting | December 29th, 2012 by Andrew

Rowing Gears is a new column that will offer in-depth articles and analysis of the BMW brand by the BMWBLOG editor Andrew Murphy. Recently, while …

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The Spun Bearing: Halloween Treats

Interesting | October 31st, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Treats all around this time, with a couple of tricks thrown in for good measure. More BMWs Head to North America Let’s start with the …

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Opposite Lock: The Reasons

Featured Posts, Interesting | October 18th, 2012 by Shawn Molnar

My girlfriend recently asked me why I love to drive. She asked me why I smother cars with my love and affection. Then she asked …

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The Spun Bearing: Carbon Fiber, FWD, and Kicking Tires in Luebeck

Interesting | October 14th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Carbon Fiber Ford recently announced that they’re jumping into carbon fiber in a big way. Current intentions are to use CF for body panels. They …

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The Spun Bearing: Mexico, Channel Stuffing, and More On Driverless Vehicles

Interesting | August 16th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Mexico BMW is purported to be scouting a Mexican location for a new auto plant. Previously the buzz was they were looking at Brazil, and …

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The Spun Bearing: Charging Stations, Online-Ordering, and Electric Scooter

Interesting | July 30th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Charging Stations The BMW subsidiary, BMW i Ventures, announced it was injecting an investment in Coulomb Technologies. Their ChargePoint stations handle a number of manufacturers …

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The Spun Bearing: TVS, BMW Chennai, and the Beauty of BMW’s RTM

Interesting | July 19th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

TVS The Tata Nano was supposed to replace scooters in the Indian market, but a generation of Indian males gained the freedom of mobility on …

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Opposite Lock: Aural Innovation

Featured Posts, Interesting | July 6th, 2012 by Shawn Molnar

It wasn’t long ago I was reveling in the rich, throaty sound of a vintage BMW boxer when a curious man approached from a Munich …

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The Spun Bearing: Reusing NedCar

Interesting | June 29th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Automotive News reports that BMW is considering building vehicles at the NedCar facility in Born, Netherlands. The deal would be for third party assembly of …

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Opposite Lock: The World’s Best Car Videos

Featured Posts, Videos | June 4th, 2012 by Shawn Molnar

We’re all guilty of it: spending untold hours watching automotive videos, most of them car reviews, some of them user submitted – all of them …