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BMW to build electric Mini in UK

In good news for the UK car industry, BMW has stated that it intends to build the electric version of the Mini in the country, despite the company initially warning that Brexit could potentially see them up sticks and move production to the EU. The Mini’s batteries and motors will still be manufactured at the(…)

Crazy BMW driver threatens bus full of school kids

You have to hand it to dashcams; they certainly provide solid evidence that there are a lot of complete nutters on the roads. One such cam, mounted onto the front of a school bus in New York, captures one such particularly irate BMW driver. The driver of the Beemer must be having a particularly bad(…)

Diesel sales plummet as electric cars shine

Diesel is set to “almost disappear” from the international car market over the course of the next decade as it faces a “perfect storm” from the competition posed by more affordable electric cars and tougher legislation imposed by regulators, a UBS report has predicted. The once competitive price advantage diesel enjoyed by diesel vehicles for(…)

Boxing champion Joshua buys first coach a £95,000 BMW

Newly crowned IBF boxing world champion Anthony Joshua has repaid the coach who saved his life by buying him a brand new personalised £95,000 BMW 6 Series. The star’s first trainer, Sean Murphy of Finchley ABC, encouraged Joshua to concentrate on his boxing at a young age, when it looked like he was being led(…)

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(…)

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,(…)

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 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(…)

Driver finds his lost BMW again after six months

A BMW driver has been reunited with their beloved car, six months after first reporting it missing. In June last year, the car was borrowed by a friend of the owner who used it to drive to a Stone Roses concert at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. After parking in a city centre car park,(…)

Angry driver interrupts £112k New York BMW photoshoot with baseball bat

New York: One of the most photogenic cities of the world. Every year, millions of travellers take the opportunity to get photos of themselves standing on its broad streets and in front of its famous skyscraper landmarks. There’s a time and a place for everything though, and stopping in the middle of Broadway – in(…)

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