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 [...]

America’s best Auto employers for 2016

Every year Forbes comes out with the Top 500 America's best employers. Eighteen of those 500 companies were car companies, or auto suppliers. In order of their ranking in 2016 here is the list; Every year Forbes comes out with the Top 500 America's best employers. Eighteen of those 500 companies were car companies or [...]

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

MINI topless, BMW M2 on Washington Post Real Wheels live car chat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I had the most fun last week. I got to drive the new MINI convertible in Los Angeles, and then we flew up to Carmel and drove the BMW M2 coupe down to Big Sur, CA. It was just a stunning day to be driving Highway 1. How many of [...]

Bill Auberlen in a BMW M2 around Laguna Seca

BMW Driving Experience The reason you can't understand the gibberish on the first video is that I accelerated the track 2 times the actual speed I was driving so that you could watch the video of me following Claudia Hürtgen, the chief instructor at the BMW Driving Experience. Seriously, it was painful for me to [...]

By |2019-12-29T20:35:26-08:00February 19th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Racing|Tags: , |0 Comments

February 12, 2016 Real Wheels live car chat on Washington Post

Good Morning Warren and Friends, There were a couple of unanswered questions from last week, and I told you I would get back to you. 1. donating vs selling a clunker at what point does the value of a car get so low that the tax deduction from donating it becomes more valuable than selling [...]

2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) BMW

We’re one week away from the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS), the beginning of the auto shows in the United States. Here’s a last look at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) BMW. What can we expect BMW to show next week at the LA Auto show? You’ll have to wait, but [...]

By |2017-03-22T07:59:46-07:00November 10th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Helicopter ride from Monticello Motor Club to New York City on Driving the Nation

BMW 7-Series If you're going to go exclusively, you go all the way. BMW showed off its flagship vehicle, the BMW 7-Series at the exclusive Monticello Motor Club. It would have taken hours to drive there, not that we couldn't have gone there in luxury since the new 7-Series is a long-wheel, bordering on limousine [...]

By |2020-01-02T05:30:15-08:00October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, BMW|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Which BMW vehicle Takata airbags recalls

In June 2014, Takata acknowledged that their airbags needed to be recalled because of random explosions with bits acting like flying shrapnel. Takata could not identify which vehicle manufacturers and cars needed to be recalled at the time. Fast forward to May 2015 and 33,800,000 vehicles have been recalled, and the list of manufacturers have [...]

By |2016-10-31T21:16:16-07:00June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Safety|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
Go to Top