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The Spun Bearing: BMW – A Look Back and Forward

Interesting | January 1st, 2013 by Hugo Becker

The automotive new year begins with the North American International Auto Show, held in Detroit mid-January and attracting concept cars from around the world. It …

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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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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: Speculation On the Meaning of More M

Featured Posts, Interesting | August 23rd, 2012 by Hugo Becker

When I purchased my 135i, it came with an M steering wheel and M gear shift knob. At my first BMW CCA meeting one of …

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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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