1,500,000 admit using Snapchat on UK roads – BMW drivers are the worst

Over 1,500,000 Snapchat photos are taken on UK roads each year, with the drivers of BMWs the worst offenders. Despite the increase in penalties for motorists found posing for pictures behind the wheel, the figures show no signs of abating. At the start of March, the UK government raised the maximum fine for phone or(…)

Top tips for maintaining your engine

A BMW will always be a premium car – this isn’t the 1980s after all – so it’s worth taking extra special care of the engine to make sure it lives up to its full potential. Here are a few tips for our BMW owners to bear in mind. Engine oil – When you’re checking(…)

A look back at the BMW 2500, 2800, 3.0 and 3.3 (1969 – 1977)

At Servicing Stop, there’s nothing we enjoy more than taking a good, nostalgic look back at some of the classics of yesteryear. Today we revisit an iconic series of BMW’s. By the mid-1960’s, the German company had managed to pull itself back from the brink, thanks to the success of the 700, ‘Neu Klasse’, and(…)

BMW in which Tupac was shot goes under the hammer

It was back in 1996, that legendary rapper Tupac Shakur was shot whilst being driven on the Las Vegas strip. Now the ill-fated BMW in which he made his final journey is up for sale and is expected to fetch a whopping £1.3 million. The rapper, who was 25 at the time of his death,(…)

Winter is over – Time to spring clean your BMW!

Giving your BMW the spring clean it deserves takes more than a bucket of soapy water and a sponge. So, how can you go the extra miles and have your car looking like it’s just rolled out of the showroom? Here are a few tips: Don’t clean in extreme heat or direct sunlight. In fairness,(…)

BMW top carmaker on Forbes ‘Most Reputable Companies 2017’ list

BMW has emerged as the top car manufacturer on Forbes magazine’s World’s Most Reputable Companies 2017 list. The German company beat off competition from rivals Daimler, VW and General Motors. Forbes list, released annually, “highlights the top 100 most reputable companies based on feedback collected from some 170,000 respondents familiar with them,” According to the(…)

BMW considering making electric Mini outside of Britain due to Brexit fears

Production of the new electric Mini could be moved from Britain to Germany, as BMW gets cold feet over the uncertainty caused by Brexit. The majority of Minis are produced at the company’s plant in Oxford, one of the largest car production factories in the UK, but BMW is now considering moving the operation to(…)

10 top tips on how to maximise fuel efficiency for your BMW

As a BMW driver, there may not be an awful lot you can do to influence the cost of fuel, but it is possible to drive in a more fuel efficient manner. Here are a few tips to help you save money on your weekly fuel bill. Drive smoothly. Research shows that heavy acceleration, abrupt braking(…)

Winter driving tips for BMW drivers

With respect to general driving conditions; January and February are traditionally the most hazardous months of the year. The unpredictable British winter can chuck some genuinely horrendous variants of weather down onto our over congested roads; sub-zero temperature, floods, snow, high winds. It’s important to be prepared when we take our BMWs out onto the(…)

2017’s most hotly anticipated cars #12 – The BMW X2

Today sees us continue our look ahead to this year’s most highly anticipated new releases. Coming in at number 12 (on our list of no particular order) is… The BMW X2 Finally, the production edition of the X2 concept that we all got so excited about back in November draws near to its release date.(…)

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