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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,(…)

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(…)

BMW stages immersive exhibition at the Tate

BMW has partnered with the Tate Modern, and will stage an exhibition at the museum from March 24th to the 2nd April. The exhibition will take place in the Tanks space, and will be the debut of a new concept at the art exhibition: an experience of art that unfolds through time. It will combine(…)

BMW catch car-thief by locking him in car

BMW has started taking law enforcement into its own hands. Yes, it’s not as weird as it sounds. When a car thief, managed to pinch a BMW 5 Series parked in Seattle after the owner left the key fob in the car, the owner called the police, who in turn called the BMW corporate division.(…)

BMW aiming to be ‘coolest’ ride-hailing company with autonomous car

BMW will start testing autonomous vehicles next year in Munich, as it strives to match the pace of ride-hailing companies – most notably Uber – who are investing billions in pay-per-use personal transport. The German automaker is planning to start with around 40 self driving vehicles spread throughout Munich’s inner districts. If successful, the project(…)

BMW to spend £427 on new car tech to keep pace with Tesla

BMW is planning to spend £427 million on new car technology over the next ten years via its i Ventures division. The bulk of the money is set to be spent on start-ups currently developing autonomous driving and mapping, which could help BMW’s vehicles attain higher levels of intelligence and efficiency. The i Ventures wing(…)

BMW predicts the end of car dealerships

A top BMW boss has predicted the end of the traditional car dealership. Although, it’s not something we can expect to see in the imminent future, head of future retail and premium retail experience, Michele Fuhs said, “nothing will happen in ten days, but I can’t tell you that automotive retail will look the same(…)

BMW set to launch new branding consultancy wing

BMW has revealed it plans to start a new division, which will offer branding advice to companies, says the company’s head of future retail and premium retail experience, Michele Fuhs. Brands such as German airline Lufthansa and other third parties would be brands that could benefit from the consultations; even competitor brands would be eligible(…)

2018 BMW X7 – first glimpse of Range Rover rival

First sightings of the forthcoming BMW X7 have been trickling in as the prototype vehicles begins road testing in Germany. Despite the model being put through its paces being heavily disguised, the scale and design of the SUV are apparent for the first time. The X7 is aimed as being a rival for the Mercedes(…)

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