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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Top tips for maintaining your engine

When you’re lucky enough to be driving a BMW, who want to make sure you’re looking after it properly. Nowhere is this more important than the engine. Here are a few tips on how to make sure you’re doing everything you can to keep it tip-top. Engine oil – When you’re checking your engine oil(…)

A look back at the BMW 2500, 2800, 3.0 and 3.3 (1969 – 1977)

At Servicing Stop, there’s nothing we enjoy more than taking a good, nostalgic look back at some of the classics of yesteryear. Today we revisit an iconic series of BMW’s. By the mid-1960’s, the German company had managed to pull itself back from the brink, thanks to the success of the 700, ‘Neu Klasse’, and(…)

Hints & Tips for caring for your BMW

When you’re driving a BMW, you’re already guaranteed to look fantastic, but if you want to keep it in top shape, here are a few tips for when you’re cleaning it by hand. Clean bird mess ASAP. There’s no elegant way of putting it: Bird mess corrodes your paintwork so clean it off immediately. A(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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