BMW South Africa to produce more of the 3 Series

Reports have emerged that BMW South Africa are to double the amount of exports of the 3 Series. This is good news for the countries automotive industry in terms of jobs as a third shift will be created along with 600 brand new jobs at BMW’s Rosslyn plant. Frank Peter Arndt – “Impressive factory” Annual(…)

BMW launching Aupeo App

BMW are launching a third party iPhone App which acts as a personal radio. This will be made available across the globe and not suited to one particular region. It will neatly interact with all current BMW and Mini cars. How the Aupeo! app works What does the Aupeo! app actually do? It acts as(…)

BMW showcase the new M135i model

The new BMW 1 Series line up is set to receive an amazing new variant, named the M135i.The car’s first showing will be at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland next month. For those who are already by the sounds of the BMW M135i, it will be in showrooms before the close of the year.(…)

BMW begin leasing in India

BMW have started to lease cars in India. This comes after the company established themselves as the number one luxury car producer in the country last year, beating off competition from German counterparts Audi and Mercedes-Benz. The company can justify exploring new avenues. Selected locations of the BMW lease business BMW will lease their vehicles(…)

BMW make shocking move to buy Saab

Sensational reports around the automotive industry have reported that BMW are interested in buying Saab, the failed Swedish auto maker. BMW, who already own MINI, are reportedly one of several parties who are interested in Saab. Just when you thought you may have heard the last of Saab, the story takes another interesting twist. According to(…)

BMW fined $3 million after 2010 recalls

BMW have been fined $3 million for their poor timing when reporting 2010 recalls. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have said that there were 16 instances of BMW recalls where they did not report the safety defects properly according to the rules and regulations stated by federal law. Not reported quick enough The(…)

The Mini Clubvan concept

Mini has revealed a new Clubvan concept for the Geneva Motor Show. BMW are clearly taking the whole event very seriously with a number of attractive models lined up for their stand. There will be no rear seats within the Clubvan, it’s based on giving a stylish ride with great storage. BMW themselves describe the(…)

BMW launch advertising campaign for the new 3 series

BMW have launched a brand new advertising campaign for the new redesigned 3 Series model. The car is BMW’s bestselling model in history and is always number one across many individual markets. The car has been on sale in America since early February. The advertising campaign includes a nationwide television commercial along with comical short(…)

The new BMW 640d Coupe

The amazing new BMW 640d is set to become the company’s bestselling 6 series vehicle. Why? The diesel engine can perform near miracles. Attractive looks This is a wonderfully delightful vehicle to look at. It’s big, elegant and looks sporty all at the same time. The wheel arches are wide make the car look more(…)

The new Mini Highgate

Mini, owned by BMW, has release a new model named the Highgate. It is part of the company’s new London themed special edition vehicles. New body colours available The new Highgate model follows on from the Mini Baker Street and the Mini Bayswater. It’s based on the Mini Convertible adding extra features upon the interior(…)

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