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BMW using more aluminum to cut vehicle weight

A recent article published by Automotive News and quoting a BMW source, mentions the increased use of aluminum in future BMWs. Looking to reduce weight and increase fuel efficiency, automakers around the world, including BMW,…

Strike over at BMW South African plant

More than a week ago, BMW, along with other automakers, have temporarily stopped production at their South African plants due to an employee strike. South African autoworkers were seeking wage increases more than triple the…

BMW hopes to get out from under the gas-guzzler taxes

Jim O’Donnell, president of BMW of North America, says the company is studying fuel-efficiency improvements that could eliminate the gas-guzzler taxes on its vehicles as early as the launch of their redesigns in the next…

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BMW Remains Committed to Maintenance Program

Press Release: BMW remains steadfast in its commitment to including Maintenance on every new BMW sold or leased in the US. Beginning with the 2003 model year every new BMW includes maintenance for 4 years…

BMW stops production in South Africa as strike begin

According to a report by Automotive News, BMW, along with other automakers, have temporarily stopped production at their South African plants due to an employee strike. South African autoworkers are seeking wage increases more than…

Geely Wants Volvo To Compete With BMW And Mercedes-Benz

According to a report by Automotive News, Geely, the new Chinese owner of Volvo Cars, wants the Swedish car maker, best known for its safety, to build cars that will compete head-to-head with premium automakers…

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Statement by Dr. Norbert Reithofer, BMW CEO, for Q2 2010

Yesterday, in the BMW quarterly report for 2010, BMW’s CEO Dr. Norbert Reithofer delivered a statement on the current and future state at BMW. Ladies and Gentlemen! Over the first six months of 2010, our…

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BMW to introduce Speed Limit technology in Australia

BMW today confirmed it will introduce its revolutionary new driver assistance system, Speed Limit information, in Australia this year. This market leading innovation keeps the driver informed of the maximum permissible speed at all times,…