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Make Your Commute More Efficient with BMW In-Car Digital Business Services

Thanks to BMW vehicles enjoying the integration of Microsoft Exchange and upcoming Skype for Business connectivity, BMW is delivering the potential for you to transform your BMW into a rolling office. It's a perfect solution for folks who spend a lot of time in their cars.

BMW is the first auto manufacturer to fully-integrate Microsoft Exchange in their vehicles, providing you with a secure, in-vehicle connection to your email accounts. Not only does this…

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BMW Ultimate Driving Experience Joins Forces with Turner Motorsports

To support the BMW Ultimate Driving Experience, BMW North America has united with the Turner Motorsport BMW M6 GTD Number 96 customer racing team for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship races at Road America and Virginia International Raceway.

Privateer drivers Justin Marks and Bret Curtis have been co-driving the vehicle this year with BMW Motorsports driver Jens Klingmann, with Marks and Klingmann sharing a season-best third place finish at Shalen's Six Hours of the…

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Your Roadside Emergency Kit Should Include These 5 Items

While having a manufacturer's roadside assistance program or membership with an auto club is great, you'll still want to pack an emergency kit as a backup. While you'll want to choose the items that matter most to you, we recommend including these five items:

  • A charged cell phone. This can make all the difference in getting help quickly. Keep a  car charger in your vehicle and use it to charge your phone…
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BMW Introduces Concept 8 Series

BMW unveiled the concept 8 Series at Italy's Villa d'Este Concours last month, debuting a concept vehicle that is expected to bear many, many design influences that will carry onto the final production vehicles.

There's no mistaking the fact that the BMW 8 Series is a beautiful vehicle. Laser headlights hug the signature BMW kidney grille, with the long hood line, fluent roofline and muscular rear fender flares stressing the vehicle's powerful elegance.

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IIHS Names the 2017 BMW 5 Series a Top Safety Pick +

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) declared last month that the 2017 BMW 5 Series was named a "Top Safety Pick +," recognizing the company's long-standing dedication to delivering best-in-class safety.

The 2017 BMW 5 Series earned the safety rating because of its performance on these five crash tests: small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraints, plus an optional front crash prevention system that was rated as a "Superior" rating and headlights that received a "Good" rating.

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Car and Driver Takes the 2018 BMW M550i xDrive Out for a First Drive

Recently, a Car and Driver writer received the enviable opportunity to drive the 2018 BMW 550i xDrive on the A8 autobahn in Germany, and he understandably used this chance to fully engage the throttle and experience the power of the 4.4-liter V8 twin-turbo engine.

The 2018 550i xDrive has the distinct honor of being the quickest 5 Series that BMW has manufactured yet, racing to a 0 to 60 mph time of 3.8 seconds. The 4.4-liter, DOHC V8 engine is married to an 8-speed automatic transmission (with manual shifting mode) and produces 456 horsepower and 480 pound-feet…

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BMW i3 is Named First Ever World Urban Car Award

At April's New York International Auto Show, the new BMW i3 (94 Ah) was honored with the inaugural 2017 World Urban Car Award, topping a field of seven entries for the title. The award, which was granted by the WCA (World Car Awards) to recognize the alternative energy vehicles that are presenting new options for dealing with growing levels of city traffic and congestion.

The i3 features a new 94 Ah battery that delivers 50 percent greater capacity (33kWh), due to the higher energy density of the battery's lithium ion cells.

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The BMW M2 Receives an AUTOMOBILE Magazine 2017 All-Stars Award

Earlier this year, the BMW M2 earned an honor during the AUTOMOBILE Magazine All-Stars awards ceremony at the Amelia Island Concours d 'Elegance.

After road tests on the twists of Mount Charleston and sessions at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the most recent addition to the BMW M family was lavishly praised for its agility and driving dynamics.

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