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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(…)

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(…)

Legendary BMW engineer Paul Rosche passes away

“Paul Rosche not only represented and characterised the company and the BMW brand with his passion, his vision and his immense technical expertise over many decades in action on the racetrack.” The motoring world is in mourning, after one of the most important and brilliant engineers, Paul Rosche, who worked for BMW between 1957 and(…)

Man convicted for converting his BMW to look like police car

A man who converted his BMW to resemble a police car has been convicted by a court in Yeovil after he admitted impersonating a police officer. The car was reported by various members of the public after it was spotted about the town with flashing blue lights and an insignia resembling a police motif. It(…)

BMW aiming for 100,000 electric vehicle sales in 2017

BMW intends to push sales of electric cars by as much as two thirds in 2017 aiming to hit a target of 100,000 vehicles, as more battery-powered models are released, says the company’s CEO Harald Krueger. In an interview with the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung, he revealed that the Munich based car maker intends to(…)

Laurence Fox in row with BMW over ‘faulty’ handbrake

Laurence Fox has blasted BMW on Twitter, after his £55,000 M3 apparently rolled down a hill and crashed into a hedge, despite him having applied the handbrake. The accident happened while the actor was in Devon filming. He had parked the BMW at the top of a steep gradient, only to return later to find(…)

M3 and M4 given a makeover by BMW in Las Vegas

The SEMA Motor Show in Las Vegas was the venue for BMW’s unveiling of its newly souped-up M3 and M4 – with added performance parts. The sporty upgrades will no doubt become ‘must haves’ for those wanting their regular versions to have a bit more grunt than normal. So, what exactly was on display in(…)

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