One-off BMW aims to be the toast of Oktoberfest

Come to Pacific BMW and be merry in a new car (Relaxnews) – Despite being incredibly busy outlining new technologies, innovations and models at this year’s Frankfurt motor show, BMW’s designers have still found time to put together the BMW M3 “Münchner...

BMW hybrid system balances power with responsibility

(Relaxnews) – At a special event at its company headquarters this week, BMW took the wraps off a new plug-in hybrid system and with it, signalled the direction that Europe’s leading carmakers are going in order to meet increasingly stringent pollution, emissions sand fuel economy...

Mapping the future of the self-driving car

(Relaxnews) – As Daimler, Audi and BMW move to acquire Nokia’s Here mapping division, TomTom and Bosch have revealed that they’re now working together to develop ultra-accurate maps and the specifications that will enable autonomous cars to read them. Digital maps,...

BMW to unveil two concept cars next month

Monday  (Relaxnews) – Marking its 40th anniversary, BMW of North America has announced it will unveil two concept cars next month at the 2015 Monterey Car Week in California. After revealing the cars during an August 13 press conference at 6pm local time at the BMW Villa in...

BMW aiming for fuel cell production car by 2020

(Relaxnews) – After carefully testing the waters, BMW has decided to go ahead with the development of its own fuel cell car, which could go on sale by the end of the decade. A company source, who briefed AutoExpress on the matter, said that the company was aiming for a 2020...

The Nissan Maxima lives up to its four-door sportscar maxim

(Relaxnews) – The latest-generation Maxima sedan bests BMW, Acura and Audi to set the fastest lap time around California’s Buttonwillow Raceway racetrack in tests overseen by AMCI Testin. Nissan is going to extraordinary lengths to underline its new car’s...

Audi’s smarter way to own a car

“Audi on demand” is an app-based concierge service set to go live this week in San Francisco that gives users the chance to book the use of any car in the company’s current range for up to a month. The system, which will see anything from an A4 sedan to the latest R8 supercar...

The new BMW 6 Series: Three body styles rejuvenated and ready to take on the competition

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – – Through three generations, the BMW 6 Series has defined that unique blend of style and elegance with the performance and handling that one would expect of The Ultimate Driving MachineTM. For the 2016 model year the third-generation of BMW 6 Series...

BMW hybrid system balances power with responsibility

(Relaxnews) – At a special event at its company headquarters this week, BMW took the wraps off a new plug-in hybrid system and with it, signalled the direction that Europe’s leading carmakers are going in order to meet increasingly stringent pollution, emissions sand fuel economy...

Mini looks to core range of 5

(Relaxnews) – BMW has announced that it’s to cut the Mini range down to size in order to focus on five key ‘Superhero’ models. And to give customers even greater levels of care and service. Speaking at an event at BMW’s headquarters in Munich, the Mini...