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07/26/2010    1:31 PM
COMMENTS: 3

BMW Group Announces Six-Year Partnership with United States Olympic Committee

* 26.07.2010

* Press Release

Partnership Includes Support of USA Bobsled & Skeleton, US Speedskating, USA Swimming, USA Track & Field

Woodcliff Lake, NJ

07/24/2010    12:00 PM
COMMENTS: 37

BMW has issued a recall for 2010 and 2011 5-series and 5-series GT models for a faulty fuel sensor which may result in inaccurate fuel levels. Some of our F10 sedan owners have also been reported being contacted about a fuel sensor recall or having their cars held at VPC for the replacement. F10 owners should make sure to check with your dealers.

07/17/2010    11:00 AM
COMMENTS: 20

The 2010 BMW 3-series and 5-series are the most “appealing” cars in their respective classes according to the 2010 J.D. Power APEAL Study. This year’s study asked 76,000 owners 90 days after purchasing their 2010 model-year cars “how gratifying their new vehicle is to own and drive.” As a brand, BMW placed near the top at #3.

07/13/2010    4:00 PM
COMMENTS: 156

BMW has announced some product changes starting with September 2010 production. The changes apply to all BMW Models, including the 1, 3, M3, 5, 5GT, 7, X5, X6, and Z4 models. FULL list of changes INSIDE.

07/07/2010    2:30 PM
COMMENTS: 72

A new BMW interface for controlling the iPhone and iPod Touch is coming! BMW will soon be utilizing the new iPod-OUT feature of Apples new operating system (iOS4) for these devices. Future BMW owners will be able to use the infotainment system to display and control iPhone/iPod Touch music playback features in the vehicles main display.

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iPod Out enables BMW and MINI infotainment systems to display and control the music playback feature in iPhone and iPod touch in the vehicles main display. The on-board monitor in BMW and MINI provides users with the simplicity and … CONTINUED

06/28/2010    8:13 PM
COMMENTS: 1

BMW AG has been named the automaker which European suppliers most want to do business with, rising 4 spots from the same survey last year, and replacing Toyota at the top spot.

06/25/2010    9:00 AM
COMMENTS: 2

Mobility is the hallmark of a modern society and economic prosperity. For the future viability of unrestricted mobility, the traffic system must be equal to the high demands placed on it. Every traveller must be able to make each journey in the safest, most efficient and most comfortable way possible. In order to achieve this objective, 28 partners from the automotive industry

06/24/2010    3:00 PM
COMMENTS: 43

Congrats to BMW! The 2010 International Engine of the Year Awards were announced yesterday and as always, BMW has won several categories. The N54, S65, N47, and Prince motors each won their respective categories!

Read about each winning engine:

- N54 motor (3.0L DI twin turbo)

- S65 motor (V8 M3 engine)

- BMW-PSA 1.6L Prince turbo

- N47 2.0L twin turbo diesel

Here are the categories and their winners:

http://www.ukipme.com/engineoftheyear/categories.html

Judged by a panel of 65 renowned automotive journalists from 32 countries and attended by key management figures and decision makers … CONTINUED

06/11/2010    1:44 PM
COMMENTS: 117

New information released on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations website shows that BMW is recalling all 1 Series models sold in the U.S. between 2008 and 2010 for a potential fire risk. According to BMW, cars built between December 1, 2007, and May 27, 2010, may not have sufficient clearance between the seatbelt tensioners and the sound insulation in the B-pillars. Should a crash occur, the tensioners could overheat. In rare instances, the excess temperature could possibly ignite the insulation material.

BMW has not yet released a fix for the issue, but has notified NHTSA of the recall and halted sales of all 1 Series models until it rectifies the design issue. BMW will notify owners of the recall shortly and … CONTINUED