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TECH: BMW’s driverless parking technology

Autonomous parking systems are not new, and many manufacturers offer optional technologies that can park a vehicle without driver intervention by taking control of the steering, brakes and engine. However, none of these systems is able to park the vehicle remotely when the driver is outside the vehicle. This is what BMW is offering with its all-new driverless parking system ...

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The new BMW i3 (94 Ah) Wins 2017 World Urban Car Award

BMW i3

The BMW i3 took home the first 2017 World Urban Car Award at last month’s New York International Auto Show. The award aims to recognize vehicles that stand out in terms of efficiency, but also that are easy to drive and use in an urban environment. Press Release The new BMW i3 (94 Ah), was today declared the inaugural winner of the ...

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BMW Confirms i8 Spyder Convertible

BMW i8 Spyder concept convertible

Four years after unveiling the BMW i8 Spyder Concept in Beijing, BMW has finally given the green light to begin producing a convertible version of its i8 flagship plug-in vehicle. That said, we still have to wait a little longer as the i8 Spyder will likely be produced towards the end of 2017 as a 2018 model. The news was ...

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BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 : BMW’s motorcycle of the future

BMW Motorrad 100 Vision Next

BMW is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year with a host of special events and unveilings all over the world. So far this year, three prototypes showcasing BMW’s vision of the future of transportation have been presented. Last week in Los Angeles marked the fourth unveiling where the German automaker presented its theory on the future of the motorcycle industry, ...

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BMW X1 to get plug-in hybrid variant?

The BMW X1 may soon be available in a new hybrid plug-in (PHEV) format as BMW tries to take advantage of increasing demand for alternative-energy SUVs. The BMW crossover’s second generation will undoubtedly find some new clientele by offering a rechargeable hybrid. The manufacturer could use the upcoming Frankfurt motor show to reveal the new crossover, suggesting it could be ...

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BMW thinking about an electric SUV

BMW electric SUV

BMW has been talking about expanding its “i” lineup given the popularity of the i3 and i8. The next model in line may very well be an SUV according to the rumors that have been circulating on the web recently. That said, we will have to wait for BMW’s official word. But let’s just for a minute buy in to ...

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