2019 BMW X5 with integral active steering

The 2019 BMW X5 is the fourth generation of the Bayerische Motoren Werke, or, translated into English, Bavarian Motor Works luxury brand's popular crossover. The most significant changes are the technology under the skin and in the interior. Matte wood trim, piano black trim and Merino leather are included in the interior upgrades. [...]

By |2020-03-29T12:12:23-07:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW|Tags: |0 Comments

Tesla death watch 2.0 BMW vs GM tariffs

Listen as John Batchelor and Wall Street Journal's Mary Kissel talks about Tesla death watch 2.0 and why BMW pays 2.5 percent import fees when coming to the United States versus General Motors paying 25 percent when selling cars exported to Europe. Tesla - The company known for making products of the future is once [...]

BMW autonomous driving car technology

The ultimate autonomous driving machine When the BMW autonomous driving system, iNext launches in 2021, it will have an optional BMW autonomous Level 3 technology. Level 3 is the ability of the BMW car to tell the driver when the BMW autonomous car can drive itself. If the driver chooses to let the car take [...]

By |2020-05-19T15:12:24-07:00November 15th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW, electric vehicles (EV)|0 Comments

World Premier BMW Z4, 8-Series racing against time

Two CEOs, Two BMWs unveiled, one Pebble Beach There are two President and Chief Executive Officers of BMW North America are at Pebble Beach this weekend. Ludwig Willisch, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Bernhard Kuhnt. One beginning their career as President and CEO, the other, retiring in style. BMW will run a classic race [...]

Brands that know their customers at Geneva Motor Show

The 87th Geneva International Motor Show is in full swing. As is usual, Geneva brings out the beautiful supercars and the most lavish parties. Behind all the glitz and glamor are car companies with world premieres designed to intrigue and attract new customers for 2017. I asked Ian Beavis, Chief Strategy Officer for Foote, Cone, [...]

Silly Valley wine country slip sliding away

Northern California Good Morning Warren and Friends, It's been one wet week in Northern California! Yes, we need it, but we're not used to it, and certainly not this much all at once. Stretch, and I drove to Palo Alto, CA for a BMW event (when you see me in my videos, Stretch is the [...]

A 5-Series option for every Ultimate Driving buyer

Fast, efficient, technological sound the 2017 BMW 5-Series will be offered in a completely redesigned sedan with more versions of the Ultimate Driving Machine than ever offered before. The first lap in the BMW 530i took me to the BMW technology center in Palo Alto, CA. The newest technology originates in the tech center, goes [...]

BMW manufacturing exporting USA

BMW's Ludwig Willisch talked about BMW's manufacturing plant in Spartanburg S.C. and exporting from the United States of America to other countries. Willisch talked about the production in South Carolina. Over 400,000 vehicles are produced in the Spartanburg plant with the value of exports over $10 Billion, according to the Department of Commerce. The BMW [...]

Elvis Presley’s BMW 507 in Germany

It had to be the find of the century for BMW when a 1959 Elvis 507 was discovered in a California backyard. The Classic Car department wanted this car to be part of the next 100 years BMW celebration. They knew from the ownership title that the car belonged to Elvis Presley while [...]

California and BMW M2; not a State, a state of mind

There's a reason that California houses the most Billionaires in the United States. Known for trendsetting, for thinking outside of the box, California loves uniqueness. California is not just a state; it's a state of mind. The Pacific Coast Highway is 150 miles of jagged rocks and blue water stretching from Carmel to [...]

By |2019-12-24T13:24:37-08:00February 28th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Racing|Tags: , |0 Comments