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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: Automobiling – Past, Present, and Future

Interesting | August 2nd, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Thinking about the Chris Bangle interview has led me around some corners that I really hadn’t planned on exploring. But, here goes nothing . . …

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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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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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The Spun Bearing: Z is for Zagato, Hand Wringing Over Electric Cars, and Carroll Shelby

Interesting | May 30th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Z is for Zagato The reveal of the BMW Zagato Coupe at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este was a spectacular success. Zagato is an old …

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The Spun Bearing: Leipzig BMW Werk, Active E, and Architecture

Featured Posts, Interesting | May 18th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Leipzig BMW Werk The BMW factory at Leipzig is expanding. Leipzig is adding pressing operations for metal panels, molding facilities for the outer skins of …

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