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2014-03-10 16:20:40

LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Automotive Modular Platform Sharing Market Analysis 2013-2023 Report DetailsThe trend of extremely modular and versatile automotive platforms started relatively recently with the first models coming to market in 2011 and 2012. As carmakers continue to compete on cost-effectiveness to retain profit margins many will launch one or more modular platforms in the next ten years....

2014-03-04 16:20:22

GENEVA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show at the Geneva International Motor Show, the top three finalists for the World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year awards were announced today. The overall winners in all categories will be declared at the New York International Auto Show on Thursday, April 17, 2014. And now there are three...

2014-03-03 16:20:13

- BMW brand sales up 3.3 percent WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported February sales of 24,476 vehicles, a decrease of 4.4 percent from the 25,613 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, the BMW Group (BMW and MINI combined) is down 1.2 percent on sales of 45,272 in the first two months of 2014 compared to 45,808 in the same period in 2013. "The ferocious February winter in much of the...

2014-02-28 23:32:05

Bill Jacobs BMW of Naperville is proud to announce their donation of a one-of-a-kind Children’s BMW M6 Convertible Pedal Car, paired with an ultimate weekend test drive experience in a BMW 750Li ($100,000 MSRP)* for the Big Mac Under Glass Charity Gala on March 8th, 2014. Naperville, IL (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Bill Jacobs BMW of Naperville is proud to announce their donation of a one-of-a-kind Children’s BMW M6 Convertible Pedal Car, paired with an ultimate weekend test drive...

2014-02-27 12:22:57

All Budgets and Body Styles are Represented FIFE, Wash., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BMW has long been an auto industry benchmark for quality and luxury, and an impressive lineup of vehicles from the famed German automaker is now available at I-5 Motors in Fife, Wash., in the Tacoma Metro area. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140227/MN73153) Drivers hoping to experience the agility of a BMW during their daily commute may be drawn to the BMW 3 Series, which...

2014-02-26 23:28:28

General Motors, BMW and Visteon are part of the speaker line-up at Content & Apps for Automotive Europe 2014 (April 8-9, Munich) that will discuss current pricing strategies around mobile roaming charges and how reform could spark growth in high-speed connectivity and the connected-car market. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Current Roaming Costs Not Aiding The Always-Connected Consumer/Driver Telematics Update: In the era of the ‘Internet of Things’, 24-hour connectedness and...

2014-02-17 08:21:17

LONDON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Connected Car Market 2014-2024 -Telematics for in Vehicle Safety, Security and Infotainment Report Details The increasing demand for wireless connectivity, demonstrated by the high level of penetration of smartphones and tablets, is driving the automotive industry to adjust to a new lifestyle consensus and incorporate in-vehicle internet connectivity solutions. Moreover, global...

2014-02-12 23:27:58

Traffic Builders has released iDrive – a customized dealership mobile app that offers a different approach for dealerships looking to enter the mobile arena. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 iDrive is created and driven by a marketing company, not a software developer. The key being its integration into the larger marketing picture, including the dealership database, its customer-focused functionality, and its strategy. “We chose to take a customer-first approach and built...

2014-02-11 23:20:06

BMW, GM and NAVX have just been added to the speaker line-up for Content & Apps for Automotive Europe 2014 (April 8-9, Munich) to assess which smart mobility features are essential to consumers as the debate between entertainment and driving-centric apps rumbles on. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Traffic, Weather, Fuel Data to Springboard into the Revenue Generating Era for Telematics Telematics Update: In the age of the connected car, feature redundancy is a problem that can now be...

2014-02-11 12:20:09

The Countdown Begins! NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The countdown has begun for the 2014 World Car Awards (the WCAs) prize-giving ceremony to be hosted by the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) and Bridgestone Corporation on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Winners of the 2014 World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year will all be declared at this time. The World Car Awards and the New York...


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