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    ETC: BMW 8 Series turns 25 [w/video]
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    From the very beginning, the BMW 8 Series was a head turner. It was hardly a common sight in the first place, and the angular lines and low, pointed nose made the GT look like something special on the road. It's been 25 years since the Bavarian brand's flagship coupe of the '90s debuted, and ...

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    Report: Mini interns turn Paceman into Adventure pickup
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    With coupes and convertibles, hatchbacks and crossovers, Mini has done just about every bodystyle we could think of, and then a few more as concepts. But it hasn't done a pickup. At least it hadn't until now. What we have here is a Mini Paceman (that, of course, being the coupe version of the ...

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    Official: BMW reacquires original factory as classic center
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    BMW was barely two years old when it started manufacturing airplane engines in a factory on Moosacher Strasse in Munich. Two years after that, it sold the factory to Knorr-Bremse AG, a leading manufacturer of brakes for trains and commercial vehicles, and BMW moved into a new facility on ...

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    Video: Voi scooter taxi offers options for commuters in mega cites
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    TUM Create, a section of the Technical University of Munich, Germany, that has more than 100 technical types working on future solutions to mobility, worked with Singapore's Nanyang Technical University to come up with the Voi multipurpose electric scooter. The Voi – from the Vietnamese ...

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    The List: The List #0414: Buy A Car For European Delivery
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    Let's face it, the dealership experience when buying a new car is not very special. But when you're handing over serious stacks of cash for a car that you've dreamed of owning, the occasion calls for something more than a free car wash before you drive off the lot. That's where something like the ...

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    Official: BMW highlights factory tour experience in Munich
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    Like other European automakers, BMW is keen to welcome visitors at its headquarters in Munich, and you don't even have to buy a car to see it. The Bavarian automaker's principal visitors center is BMW Welt, a dynamic attraction that has welcomed some two million visitors every year since opening ...

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    Video: Bentley soars over Munich with new Continental GT V8
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    You'd think that lobbing four cylinders off a car's engine would have an adverse effect on its performance, right? But Bentley is out to show that its new Continental GT with the V8 engine can fly every bit as much as the W-12 model. And by fly, we do mean fly. Not only is the updated 2013 ...

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    Report: F1 driver Adrian Sutil to stand trial in Germany over Shanghai bar fight
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    An impending court trial in Germany is shaping up to be the largest parade of Formula One drivers since the 2011 season wrapped up in Brazil this past November. The proceeding pits one Eric Lux (CEO of Genii Capital that owns part of Lotus Renault GP) against Adrian Sutil (a veteran grand prix ...

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    Video: BMW gives sneak peak into Plant Zero skunkworks
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    BMW Plant Zero skunkworks – Click above to watch video after the jump In the heart of Munich, hidden away from public view by corporate headquarters, is a factory that builds and develops BMW's prototypes, concept cars and test mules. The factory is a small operation, and, according to ...

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    BMW reportedly catches ring of workers stealing up to $4 million in parts
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    According to reports, a ring of 18 workers at BMW's plant in Munich have been stealing from the German automaker for years. It seems the individuals would stop the lines for fake quality control checks and make off with the goods to be sold on the open market. The most lucrative business ...

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    A behind-the-scenes look inside the BMW Classic warehouse
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    BMW Classic in Munich – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Located just a short distance from the BMW Museum and Welt (famous as the company's European delivery center) in Munich, Germany, is BMW Classic. According to the German automaker, "BMW Classic coordinates all activities that ...

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    20 Audi A1 e-trons hitting the streets of Munich
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    Audi A1 e-tron – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Audi has chosen Munich as its launch pad for the company's new electric vehicle effort. The German manufacturer is planning to roll out 20 of its A1 hatchbacks as part of a research project with the Technical University of Munich. The ...

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    2011 Audi A7 Sportback shows its shapely rump in Munich
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    2011 Audi A7 Sportback – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There's a new automotive segment being born as we speak. Previewed by the Porsche Panamera, Aston Martin Rapide and BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo, modern four-door sportback sedans combine the functionality of a hatchback with ...

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    Audi confirms A7 Sportback global reveal for Monday
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    2009 Audi Sportback concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The long-awaited production version of the Audi A7 will finally debut on Monday, July 26 at 8:30pm CET – that's 2:30pm Eastern – and you'll be able to watch live on the interwebs at Audi TV. interestingly, Audi ...

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    BMW offering chauffered tours of Munich in classic cabrios
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    BMW Classic tour of Munich – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The pilsner-swilling Bavarians in charge of BMW's classics sure have been keeping busy lately. With Oktoberfest half a year away, they've launched a new vintage racing division and opened up their restoration garage to ...

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    VIDEO: BMW M1 in mule-style camo?
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    BMW M1 in camouflage - Click above to watch the video
    For the life of us, we can't figure this. BMWblog has posted a video of what surely looks like an O.G. BMW M1, dressed up in that ubiquitous swirlydelic camouflage du jour and parked on a Munich street. It's either a very clever gag being put ...

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    VIDEO: Chris Pfeiffer takes his BMW freestylin' ways to company headquarters
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    Chris Pfeiffer does tricks atop the BMW Tower -- Click above to watch video
    Freestyle rider Chris Pfeiffer took a BMW F 800 R to the top of the 22-story BMW Tower in Munich, then decided to play around with it. What that means is two minutes and ten seconds of gymnastic 2-wheeled goodness that ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW Vision EfficientDynamics concept snagged at Munich photo shoot
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    Excited by BMW's new Vision EfficientDynamics concept car? So are we. But while the rest of us have to wait another couple of weeks to see the future-think show car at the Bavarian automaker's show stand in Frankfurt, one lucky enthusiast got an early glimpse while visiting the company's flagship ...

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    BMW wants 2018 Winter Olympic in Munich
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    Munich, Germany is working hard to attract the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, and native son BMW has signed up to help. The Munich automaker is providing financial aid and vehicles during the initial phase of the application for the city and bidding partners Garmisch-Partenkirchen and ...

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    VIDEO: BMW GINA Light Visionary Concept teased ahead of June 10th unveiling
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    Click above for a gallery of screen shots.BMW is gearing up for the online unveiling of its latest design study, the GINA Light Visionary Model. Unlike the BMW M1 Homage concept, this one's actually a runner, as evidenced by the video posted below the fold, showing the concept being driven from the ...

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