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Has BMW secretly approved what its next i model will be

Lots of rumours have been circulating about the next i-branded model to be announced by BMW. The i8 Roadster is the next slated vehicle from the segment scheduled to be with us by 2018, but what about after that? It’s looking likely – say several well informed sources – that the next edition will be(…)

Servicing Stop CEO gives his tips for BMW drivers off on their hols

Oly Richmond, CEO of the UK’s largest online car servicing provider, Servicing Stop, (and a father of six with another on the way), knows a thing or two about long trips on holiday with a car full of irritable, bored children. Here are his tips for the perfect journey and the preparation you can undertake(…)

Full autonomy aim for electric vehicles by 2025 declare BMW

BMW’s electric vehicle program shows no signs of slowing; replacements are scheduled for both the i3 and i8 by 2022 says Automobile magazine. A completely new car currently named Project i20 internally (but likely to assume either i5 or i6 when eventually released) is set for 2021. The i20 is to have a 100% electric(…)

What accessories are available for your BMW?

Got yourself a nice new BMW? Looking to add some fantastic accessories? If you contact your BMW centre, you can have a look at some of the available products already installed in a demonstrator vehicle. This gives you the opportunity to trial them before you make a decision. Then, if they float your boat, you(…)

BMW plans biggest ever model launch

Over the next two years, BMW intends to unveil 40 new and revamped vehicles. Amongst them will be the new X2 compact and full-sized X7 crossover. “We are launching the biggest model offensive ever,” CEO Harald Krueger said at BMW’s annual press conference. This is in response to the carmaker losing their crown as the(…)

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 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(…)

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