CNBC will air an hour-long program this Wednesday on the brand behind the roundel called "BMW: A Driving Obsession," which the news channel bills as "the fascinating story behind a once small, struggling company that transformed itself into a global luxury car powerhouse." The four featured highlights will take looks at BMW World, art cars, the BMW tech center and Rolls-Royce.
For those who don't know a bittorrent from a Buick, there's a new way coming to get your fix of Britain's best telvision program, Top Gear. The BBC has spent a ton of money over the last three years developing what it calls the iPlayer, a video-on-demand player that people can download on their computer and use to watch BBC programming from the last seven days, supposedly including Top Gear, though the linked article doesn't mention specific shows by name.
Gearheads the world over (England particularly) have been eagerly anticipating the upcoming ninth season of Top Gear, the BBC's crown jewel of an automotive magazine show. All the more so following the drama of co-host Richard Hammond's terrifying crash and miraculous recovery, the details of which we followed closely as they developed.