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BMW USB key won’t unlock your car

07/06/2012, If you want to fool people into thinking you drive a BMW or you just like the idea of owning a key that looks like it unlocks a Bimmer, you’re in luck. BMW has just released a USB flash drive that is designed to look like a BMW key. To extend or...

BMW i Pedelec or Pedal Electric Cycle Concept

06/14/2012, As part of its push into eco-friendly concepts, BMW is launching the BMW i Pedelec, an electric bicycle that is designed to provide an extra boost to the cyclist’s pedaling motion. Yes, you heard that right: while the i Pedelec does help, riders...

BMW 7-speed manual transmission design patent spotted

06/08/2012, Ah, to own a Beemer – that is the dream car for many an aspiring yuppie, and I believe that it will continue to be so for a long time to come. After all, there is nothing quite like the feeling of shifting your gear stick in a manual transmission....

Mini Zero concept car looks pretty sleek

05/03/2012, If you love concept cars or if you like Mini Coopers, you might be interested in checking out what Sonny Lim, a former Senior Designer at BMW’s DesignworksUSA in Singapore has cooked up. Dubbed the Mini Zero, this particular concept features a Mini...

BMW i8, now in Lego

04/24/2012, Is there a limit to what you can build with Lego? Not really, as a lot of it depends on the amount of creativity that you have, not to mention whether you have sufficient Lego bricks to complete your project, of course. Well, the BMW Group has teamed up...

BMW i8 Spyder is one step closer to production

04/01/2012, BMW has been churning out what they call the “ultimate driving machine” for some time already, and their latest effort is definitely worth looking into, assuming you have deep pockets, of course. The BMW i8 Spyder is a variation of the i8...

BMW self-driving car prototype demonstrated on a freeway

02/03/2012, Google might have their own driverless car (which has gotten into an accident before, by the way), but German automaker BMW is working on the first fully automated car, where their prototype is capable of automated driving without the need for any driver...

BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupé sees a refresh

01/27/2012, If you’re in the market for a new car and you’ve got the cash to spare, you might want to take a look at BMW’s X6 “Sports Activity Coupé”. The company originally launched the vehicle back in 2008 and this would be the vehicle’s first refresh...

BMW looks at touch sensitive smart fabrics

01/25/2012, BMW is one of the German automakers that have stirred the hearts while keeping pulses racing with their range of vehicles. Of course, they have had their fair share of misses, but those are rare and few in between amidst all the hits. It is still the...

BMW Online now has access to Yelp

12/21/2011, BMW has just announced a new addition to its suite of integrated BMW Online apps. BMW drivers with BMW Online-equipped cars will now be able to access the popular review app – Yelp in their cars, without the aid of a smartphone. All they have to do is...

BMW adds iPhone Calender app integration

10/07/2011, If you own a BMW and an iPhone, it looks like you will now be able to integrate your iPhone’s Calendar app with BMW’s ConnectedDrive system. The app will be display in the BMW’s center screen where it will show upcoming appointments, and even comes...

BMW ConnectedDrive reads aloud your social network updates

09/26/2011, Drinking (alcohol) and driving do not mix, and another element that does not jive with driving includes speaking on your phone or checking up on emails, text messages and social network updates. BMW intends to safeguard the driver and occupants from any...

BMW tests out laser headlights to replace LEDs

09/06/2011, Do you feel like the LED headlights on your car aren’t bright enough? Apparently so does BMW, as the company has announced that it has started experimenting with laser headlights to replace the LEDs that we currently have. Some of you might be...