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3 Series Sedan Or GT?
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3 Series Sedan Or GT?

Getting a BMW when the opportunity arises is pretty much a given and the 3 Series is the best selling class of the German company. However, with so many variants to choose from, how do you know which one to get? For those who might not be aware, the 3 Series includes such variants as the Sedan, Wagon and GT class. They can all come...

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07 Aug 2015
BMW Building Wheelchairs For Paralympics
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BMW Building Wheelchairs For Paralympics

BMW is slated to build new wheelchairs for the Paralympic Games that will be heldin Rio de Janeiro next summer. These wheelchairs will be used by US athletes and they will be made of carbon fiber according to Trudy Hardy, the VP of marketing for BMW North America. Along with the changes in the chassis, BMW is also committed to using the company’s “signature aerodynamics...

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06 Aug 2015
BMW Tests New Idea For EV Charging
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BMW Tests New Idea For EV Charging

Right now, only up to 0.4% of vehicles are electric vehicles in the U.S., but BMW is still pushing for a means of letting those who purchased EV vehicles get the most out of their BMW i3. They are doing this through their i ChargeForward program that they are proposing which will last for 18 months. The idea is simple. They will ask owners of...

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05 Aug 2015
BMW To Produce More Electric Cars?
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BMW To Produce More Electric Cars?

We have already outlined the reasons for why it would not be a good idea for BMW to go completely electric with their wonderful cars before, and we still stand by all of those points as they pertain in the present conditions of the car market. Those things still have not changed, so the reasons for why it would be best to hold off on...

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03 Aug 2015
Nokia HERE Deal Finalized
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Nokia HERE Deal Finalized

Last time, we talked about the possibility of Nokia HERE maps being used in BMW cars, as well as those of other German car companies. There were many obstacles blocking the way and it took months for the negotiations to be finalized but now, it is official. The German consortium which includes BMW, Daimler as well as Volkswagen will be using HERE Maps after Nokia...

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24 Jul 2015
BMW Is Third In JD Power’s APEAL Study
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BMW Is Third In JD Power’s APEAL Study

When it comes to marketing vehicles, having the backing of prestigious awards allow for an easier time of convincing people that your model is worth buying. You would think that BMW doesn’t need this because…let’s face it, it’s BMW. Who doesn’t want a BMW? Still, there is something to be said about the company having a high rank in things like the JD Power’s APEAL...

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24 Jul 2015
Underappreciated BMW Models
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Underappreciated BMW Models

Though it might sound rather far-fetched, there are actually BMW models that are quite underappreciated. We, as Bimmers, like our BMWs a lot. A LOT. However, it’s also a fact that in every great lineup with so many awesome vehicles to choose from, there will be those that receive less attention than others. Just take the BMW X3 for example which is one of the...

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24 Jul 2015
BMW Could Have Nokia Mapping Features
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BMW Could Have Nokia Mapping Features

The mapping features of a car are important for several reasons. One is to give you great navigation control, another is for self-driving cars to have a better awareness to their surroundings. Well, it would seem that BMW, Audi and Mercedes are thinking about using Nokia Mapping for that purpose. The deal was supposedly struck at $2.7 billion, beating out Silicon Valley bidders, though it...

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23 Jul 2015
Top 5 BMW Technology
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Top 5 BMW Technology

Us Bimmers are more than aware that our brand of choice is full of incredible technological awesomeness. However, what exactly are the technological advantages that BMW can offer that really makes the company stand out? Here are the top 5. Surround View Cameras Parking can be difficult, which is why built-in parking cameras are awesome. What BMW offers though is a surround view camera system...

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23 Jul 2015
Munich Now Has Hydrogen Station
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Munich Now Has Hydrogen Station

If you have a fuel cell-powered vehicle, you can now drive from southern Germany, all the way to Italy’s Lake Garda. This is because of the opening of a hydrogen station in Detmoldstrasse in Munich. This completes the South Cluster of the project of the European HyFIVE. This cluster extends from Stuttgarrt to Bolsanno. Matthias Klietz, head of Research Powertrain at the BMW Group, sums...

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