Archives for July 8th, 2013

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BMW and Continental team up on next step towards highly automated driving – BMW BLOG

The BMW Group and the international automotive supplier Continental are stepping up their collaboration in the field of driver assistance systems. In January, the two companies signed an agreement to jointly develop an electronic co-pilot system capable of supporting highly automated driving. The main goal of the research partnership is to ...
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Video: F10 BMW M5 Driven By Performance Center Instructor on Small Wet Skid Pad – BMW BLOG

The driving instructors at BMW Performance Driving School in Spartanburg are having some fun with the F10 BMW M5 on the wet skid pad. In the past, the large M vehicles like the M5 were kept on the large wet skid pad but the skillful M instructors decided to show ...
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Thread of the Day: Loaded Honda Accord V-6 Touring or Base BMW 328i?

While front-drive midsize sedans start in the low $20,000 range, loaded high-end models can quickly surpass $35,000, which enters premium rear-drive compact sports sedan territory. For instance, the top-spec Honda Accord V-6 Touring with a body kit package called the X-Package II goes for $36,391, while a BMW 328i with ...
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We Hear: BMW to use Toyota Hybrid, Hydrogen Powertrains

We already knew that Toyota and BMW had made plans to share some powertrain technologies, but a new report from Automotive News suggests that Toyota will supply its hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell technologies to BMW for use in the German company’s cars. In December of last year, Toyota and BMW agreed that ...
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