The Globe and Mail
Lexus takes another shot across the bow at German rivals
Here we go again, folks. Every time a new premium sport coupe or sedan is introduced, the question arises: Does Car X have what it takes to compete with the best from Germany? This answer - no - has become so predictable, it now verges on rhetorical.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
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Re: El Solitario 'Impostor' BMW R nineT
In Europe, there are two manufacturers backing the custom scene hard: Yamaha and BMW. They're supplying bikes to leading builders, and taking a leap of faith and giving them free rein.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Appealing deals, attractive promotions at BMW Xpo
BMW Group Thailand will put the spotlight on two new models at the BMW Xpo, which is taking place at Central World. The event, which commenced on Thursday, also offers BMW customers attractive deals and promotions on eleven car and eight motorcycle models.
Video road test: BMW R NineT
BMW's R nineT is the best looking bike in the BMW catalog, and a fine thing to ride as well BMW's R nineT is a refreshing bit of reminiscence from a brand in transition. It resonates with BMW designs of decades past, with a retro-cool roadster design and a big fat 1200cc boxer engine, even as the company establishes itself as a force in the razor sharp end of the superbike and super-naked field.
Digital Post Production
Nice Shoes Minneapolis Launches with Colorist Oscar Oboza at Volt Studios
DMN Newswire--2014-9-10--NYC-based Nice Shoes has hired colorist Oscar Oboza to start Nice Shoes Minneapolis out of Volt Studios, expanding on the Remote Services partnership between the two companies to offer on-site color grading. This follows the recent move of Nice Shoes colorist Ron Sudul to launch Nice Shoes Chicago out of Optimus, where Oboza had been a valuable member of the team for the past two years.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Four Custom BMW R nineT's are Unveiled in Japan
BMW Motorrad fans were treated to the premier of four BMW R nineT motorcycles during BMW Motorrad Days Japan on August 30-31, 2014. Each nineT was a unique custom conversion by leading Japanese customising firms.
Automakers Great Wall, BYD Put Investors in China's Fast Lane
BEIJING -- It's easy to get hypnotized by the mind-boggling manufacturing and sales data released every month by China's auto industry. Not only is China far and away the world's biggest maker and market for motor vehicles, but the industry is still growing at a healthy rate.
Christian Science Monitor
Driverless cars: Good for the planet?
A Google driverless car navigates along a street in Mountain View, Calif. The way we get around could be significantly different in coming decades, and the environmental impacts of this new transportation economy will ultimately depend on several different factors.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
BMW to Audi Splurge on Incentives Boosting U.S. Demand
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG , Volkswagen AG 's Audi and Daimler AG 's Mercedes-Benz were among a series of carmakers doling out discounts to U.S. auto buyers in August, helping drive sales to the best month in eight years. BMW, the biggest spender among the three on a per-vehicle basis, boosted incentives by 45 percent from a year earlier, according to researcher Autodata Corp. Promotional spending surged 30 percent at Mercedes and 71 percent at Audi, pacing an 18 percent jump for the total industry, the Woodcliff Lake , New Jersey-based researcher said.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
The Auto Channel
BMW Group U.S. Reports August 2014 Sales
September 3, 2014 The BMW Group in the U.S. reported August sales of 32,220 vehicles, an increase of 5.5 percent from the 30,546 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago.
Top Japanese custom builders reveal creations based on the BMW R nineT
The four project nineT custom designers with their creations - and BMW Head of Vehicle Design Ole Stenegard in the centre with the standard R nineT BMW's R nineT was conceived to be a sexy roadster in its own right, with easy entry points for owners to begin customizing their bikes right away.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
BMW Motorcycles Clinch 16 Best Bike Awards for 2014
Editors of Cycle World, Motorcyclist and Motorcycle.com Choose BMW in Sport Touring, Standard, Touring, Sportbike, Adventure Bike, Naked Bike, Scooter and Best Motorcycle Technology Categories September 2, 2014 WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ - Motorsports Newswire BMW R 1200 RT Wins 2014 People's Choice Motorcycle of the Year from Rider MSN Autos Chooses ... (more)
Asia News Network
BEIJING: Automakers lower prices following China's monopoly concerns
Major international luxury car manufacturers are reducing the prices of their vehicles, parts and after-sales service under pressure from Chinese antitrust regulator's monopoly concerns.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Executive Kidnapping Fears Trigger BMW's New Armored SUV for Russia
As the traditional wisdom goes, a brand that prospers is the one that answers the needs of its market.
2014 BMW R nineT-Road Test
A wide handlebar, slight forward lean and mildly raised footpegs give the nineT good cornering ergonomics.
A Hidden Value in The Hot Auto Industry
I wrote the Inside Wall Street column at Business Week Magazine for 28 years, through December 30, 2009.
Sir Jackie Stewart Talks Rolex And Racing During Pebble Beach 2014
I am the editor-in-chief and co-founder of QuillandPad.com. Beyond that, I contribute my horological expertise to a variety of magazines, websites and publications all over the world.
Lear - Nice Acquisition Of Eagle Ottowa Does Not Move The Needle Enough To Create Appeal
Despite an appealing earnings multiple, I avoid shares amidst strong current momentum, the cyclical automotive industry and the very poor long term track record.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Paul Tan's Automotive News
BMW X5 Security Plus debuts at Moscow 2014
Last year's BMW X5 Security Plus Concept has made it to production, and will go on show at the biennial General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference fair in Europe after making its world debut at the Moscow International Automobile Salon 2014 this week.