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BMW Group Classic buys up old BMW aero engine facility

BMW Group Classic Buys Original Munich Plant

BMW is returning to its roots with the purchase of a new facility for its fleet of historic vehicles--returning to a building once used to build airplane engines in the early decades of last century. ALSO SEE: The Story Behind The World's Fastest Nissan GT-R: Video The German automaker has acquired... read more

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2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback BMW Performance Concept

Video: How Do You Make A Car? BMW Explains With New 1-Series

As long as your car starts, stops and does so without going wrong too frequently, most people aren't really bothered how it all came together. Even so, it's a facinating... read more November 4, 2011 by 


 
Urbee Hybrid

Urbee 3D Printed Car Makes First Appearance In Canada

It may not be fast and it may not even be pretty, but the Urbee car is important for other reasons. The potential for 166 mpg is clearly a number to raise eyebrows. Using a... read more September 22, 2011 by 


 
2012 Volkswagen Beetle production begins in Mexico

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: Production Begins In Mexico

The Volkswagen Beetle and Mexico are inexorably linked. From as far back as 1967 and running until 2003 when production ended for good, Volkswagen's Puebla factory produced... read more July 21, 2011 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz wind tunnel climate testing

Mercedes-Benz' Wind Tunnel Provides Weather On Demand

One minute it's freezing cold, the next you're battling with a hurricane, and then finally the sun comes out for tropical temperatures. No, it's not some futuristic vision of... read more July 18, 2011 by 


 
BMW Megacity Vehicle official photos

More Carbon Fiber Parts In BMW Cars From 2013

BMW is aiming to become of the first manufacturers to begin high-volume production of carbon fiber car parts. The first part-carbon cars could be seen as soon as 2013. The... read more July 13, 2011 by 


 
2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback

Bavarian Rhapsody: BMW Makes Music With New 1-Series (Video)

You might not think of the voice inside your sat-nav system or the sound of your blinkers as being particularly sonorous, but then you're probably not working with BMW to... read more July 12, 2011 by 


 
2010 GM EN-V Concept

General Motors Picks U.K. For EN-V City Car Euro Manufacture

Small cars are becoming big business. The smart fortwo, Scion iQ, Gordon Murray's upcoming T.25, the Renault Twizy... more and more carmakers are developing tiny vehicles to... read more July 11, 2011 by 


 
2011 Ford Fiesta interior

Toxic Tests Ensure Your Car Can't Give You Cancer, Allergies

Safety isn't a glamorous subject but it's nice to know that when you put yourself and your family into a car you'll all be safe. Not just on the road, but sitting there and... read more July 7, 2011 by 


 
Graphene paper. Image: Lisa Aliosio

Graphene Paper 10 Times Stronger, 6 Times Lighter Than Steel

Nanotechnology, the study of materials and engineering on a molecular scale, has the potential to completely change the vehicles we drive. We've looked at self-healing... read more April 22, 2011 by 


 
Airbike nylon printed bike

Today, 3D Printed Nylon Bikes... Tomorrow, Nylon Cars?

3D printing isn't one of those technologies that we might see, some indeterminate time in the future. It's one of those technologies that we can already see, and inspect, and... read more March 14, 2011 by 


 
Tools made with 3D printing. Photo credit: MIT 3DP Lab

"New Car Sir? Let Me Just Switch On The Printer..."

Imagine the scenario. You go to your local car dealership for a replacement part. A bracket has sheared in your engine bay and components are rattling against each other... read more January 24, 2011 by 


 
Urbee 3D printer car

A New Age of Car Design With 3D Printers

They seem like future technology, but 3D printers have been used to create multiple product and concepts in the last few years. Dozens of products have been carved from 3D... read more November 10, 2010 by 


 
2011 BMW X3

2010 Paris Auto Show: 2011 BMW X3 Live Photos (With iPad!)

BMW outlined the U.S. specs of its 2011 X3 crossover earlier this month, and at the 2010 Paris auto show, it displayed the new South Carolina-built SUV for the first time in... read more September 30, 2010 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S prototype

Tesla Scores Big Win With IPO

As the Dow Jones plummeted nearly 270 points during trading on June 29, falling below 10,000 points for the first time in nearly three weeks, Tesla shares gained 40.5 percent... read more June 30, 2010 by 


 
McLaren MP4-12C

McLaren To Build Two More Supercars, Both With Carbon Fiber Monocoques

The most exciting news to come from McLaren Automotive is not that they have partnered with a company that makes all-carbon fiber monocoques. No, the best news is that... read more June 2, 2010 by 


 
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