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Beijing Motor Show 2016: Speeches Peter Schwarzenbauer, Ian Robertson


Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to Beijing! I’m delighted to be here again!   I think you’ll agree: The film showed that BMW Motorrad is surely the purest form of “Sheer Driving Pleasure” and fun on two wheels – both in the city and on winding country roads. That makes China the ideal place for BMW Motorrad. Because this country has everything a biker’s heart desires: deserts, mountains, endless highways and pulsating cities. I firmly believe that BMW Motorrad has huge potential in China. More on that in a moment…   2015 was... Read More »

Extra space, extra X-ness. The new BMW X1 Long Wheelbase


Premium carmaker BMW is unveiling a new generation of its highly successful BMW X1, which has chalked up global sales exceeding the 800,000 mark. In China, the first generation was sold up to 200,000 times, including approx. 140,000 locally produced cars in BMW Brilliance’s plant Tiexi. With a thorough understanding of the consumers’ needs in this category in mind, the new-generation model respects their requirements even further and is redefining its segment. Accordingly, BMW has specially developed a long-wheelbase X1 for the Chinese market. ... Read More »

An interview with Maxime Martin: “Driving for a Belgian team as a Belgian makes you feel a bit patriotic.”


Munich (DE), 21st April 2016. When the new DTM season gets underway in Hockenheim on 7th May, Bruno Spengler (CA), Marco Wittmann (DE), António Félix da Costa (PT), Timo Glock (DE), Augusto Farfus (BR), Tom Blomqvist (GB), Maxime Martin (BE) and Martin Tomczyk (DE) will be in the cockpits of the eight BMW M4 DTMs for BMW Motorsport. We introduce each of our BMW DTM drivers in a series of interviews while we wait. Maxime Martin, BMW Team RBM, #36 SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM. The 2016 DTM season sees you race for a new team, BMW Team RBM. A Belgian ... Read More »

Toyota Expands Takata Airbag Safety Recall


Approximately 198,000 Model Year 2008 Corolla and Corolla Matrix and Model Year 2008-2010 Lexus SC 430 vehicles will be added to the recalls. The involved vehicles are equipped with a Takata-produced dual-stage front passenger airbag inflator which could potentially be susceptible to rupture when deployed in a crash. All known owners of the affected Toyota / Lexus vehicles will be notified by first class mail. Dealers will replace the airbag inflator or the airbag assembly with a newly manufactured one at no cost. Information about aut... Read More »

Ford issues two safety recalls in North America


Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 51,500 2015-2016 Ford Transit wagons in North America for a potential issue with rear seat belt buckles. The rear seat belt buckles are being damaged when heavy objects are placed on top of them, which could cause the buckle not to latch completely, increasing the risk of injury in a crash. Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this issue. Affected vehicles include certain 2015-2016 Ford Transit wagons built at Kansas City Assembly Plant from Feb. 13, 2014 through Jan. ... Read More »

The fabric of Ford: through scratches, snags and splashes, ford’s materials are ready for the long haul


To help guarantee the durability of these fabrics, leathers and plastics, Ford engineers subject every material used inside Ford vehicles to a series of meticulous and unrelenting tests where they are stretched, scratched, snagged, sniffed and even splashed with the likes of grease, dirt and hot coffee, to see how they will stand up against the test of time. These tests are done to help ensure it takes a lot more than a spilled cup of coffee, the graze of a sharp edge or any accidental scrapes and scuffs to break down these materials. Some o... Read More »

Back seat fun gets revved up with new Mustang GT350R back seat kit

Gone are the days in which only two passengers could fit in the most track-ready, road-going production Mustang ever built. This new kit means Shelby GT350R is now the most track-ready, road-going four-seat Mustang ever built. “We always listen to customer feedback,” said Dave Pericak, global director, Ford Performance. “So when many requested a back seat for their GT350R, we acted quickly to make it available.” The kit features the same high-quality Alcantara material and high-contrast red accent stitching as the front seats for a beauti... Read More »

Dr. Manfred Döss is new Head of Group Legal Affairs


In this function, he succeeds Michael Ganninger, who is leaving the company at his own wish by amicable agreement. The new appointment will take effect from January 1, 2016. Döss is Head of the Legal Department and, from 2016, is to be Executive Board member responsible for legal affairs and compliance, of Porsche Automobil Holding SE. He will hold the two functions simultaneously. The Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Matthias Müller, said: "In the 20 years that Michael Ganninger has worked for Volkswagen... Read More »

Green County Service Heating and Cooling offers 6&Fix Same Day Services


Green Country Service is now proud to offer the 6&FIX program. Call for service before 6PM and we will FIX your system the same day. Durham, NC - Winter is officially upon us and it's time to turn the heaters back on! Within the last year we have added an amazing service for our customers. Contact us before 6am and we guarantee same day service! Green Country Service Heating & Cooling has offered the highest level of home comfort service to the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill areas since 1987. Our foundation consists of efficient,... Read More »

Internet Marketing Consultant “Chad Lieberman” Talks About The Future of New York Traffic Light


Predecessor of the Digital Revolution Chad Ian Lieberman Explains Traffic Patterns. Chad Lieberman is a 6W SEO guru, but he is known for talking about other matters of public interest that he is passionate about. He recently talked about NY - Traffic Light. The New York traffic lights are the design of 6WIM. According to Chad Ian Lieberman, "The New York Project serves multiple urban signaling functions." It is composed of 3 modules, but it is designed in such a way that each module can be used individually. This means the lights are vers... Read More »

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