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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...

Wind turbines to power BMW factory

08/22/2011, BMW wants to continue with their green reformation by drawing up plans to build a quartet of wind turbines that will see action in powering a factory with enough juice so that it is able to assemble hundreds of vehicles each day – at least that is...

2013 BMW i3 caught in Chicago

08/16/2011, You know something? For a vehicle that isn’t even going to be out for a couple more years, it is something to see the 2013 BMW i3 roll down Chicago recently. What makes this particular BMW i3 so special from the rest? Well, it is an all-new...

“The Ultimate Drive” app by BMW released

08/12/2011, Let’s face it, when it comes to driving from point A to point B, everyone has a different way of getting there. Some might prefer a quick and efficient route while some prefer a long and scenic drive. Some probably only know one way which can sometimes...

BMW unveils i3 and i8 eco-friendly cars

07/29/2011, BMW has just announced its entry in the electric car market with two impressive looking models – the i3 and the i8. Even though the cars are spec’d differently for different markets, one thing the cars have in common is that they’re both...

BMW unveils the E-scooter

07/11/2011, When it comes to electric vehicles (EV), our thoughts usually jump straight to cars, but if you think about it, motorbikes also run on gasoline, and they contribute to pollution too, albeit on a smaller scale. So if we can make electric cars, why can’t...

2012 Mini Cooper Coupe officially revealed

06/21/2011, Mini has officially revealed the upcoming version of its iconic small car – the 2012 Mini Cooper Coupe. It is Mini’s first two-passenger variant of the car and is touted to be the fastest stock Mini ever. The car features a familiar face, but from...

BMW Crash-Severity Algorithm Analyzes Potential Injuries

06/21/2011, It looks like BMW has been making the news quite a bit lately what with their app that analyzes your driving patterns to help build a better EV of tomorrow and now it looks like thanks to their algorithm that has been built into their cars, whenever a...

Pandora supported on new BMW models

04/28/2011, Great news for fans of Pandora who are thinking or purchasing a BMW this year for your next car – the German car manufacturer has announced that all their 2011 and 2012 models will be able be able to support the Pandora Internet radio iPhone app....

BMW, Tesla Select NVIDIA GPUs

01/04/2011, Both BMW and Tesla have announced that they will be using NVIDIA graphics processors (GPUs) to power the infotainment in upcoming cars. BMW will use NVIDIA GPUs in the following models: 7-Series, 5-Series, 3-Series, Mini Cooper line and X-Series. While...

BMW Connected and Mini Connected iOS apps launched

12/31/2010, BMW owners should be happy to hear that the car maker has released two apps for the iOS platform this week. The first is targeted at the Mini brand, dubbed Mini Connected. The app allows users to track information about your car and also access web radio...

BMW electric Mini E scooter has smartphone owners in mind

09/23/2010, BMW’s electric Mini E scooter will certainly appeal to the yuppie crowd not only because of its brand name, but simply because it comes with a nice small touch of catering for smartphones, boasing the ability to snap it into the cockpit right away...

Bang & Olufsen Sound System spotted in BMW at Paris Motor Show

09/21/2010, The Paris Motor Show was the platform where the Bang & Olufsen Sound System was seen in the BMW 6 Series concept car. The entire system comprises of 16 fully active loudspeakers that are able to deliver an outstanding sound performance. Right in the...