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BMW Auto and Motorcycle Heritage On Display in New York

BMW Auto and Motorcycle Heritage On Display in New York

The Saratoga Automobile Museum in Saratoga Springs, New York, will showcase an array of BMW automobiles and celebrate 90 Years of BMW Motorcycles from May 6 to November 3, 2013. The “BMW – The Ultimate Driving Machine” exhibit will include road and race cars, both from pre-war to the modern era, but BMW’s two-wheeled heritage will also be a key partContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Recover in February

BMW Motorrad Sales Recover in February

BMW Motorrad sales recovered from a drop in January to remain around last year’s level in February 2013. A total of 6,847 motorcycles were delivered worldwide which is up just 0.1% compared to February 2012 (6,841). Year-to-date, 11,665 motorcycles have been sold (prev. yr. 12,078) which is still off 3.4% from the first two monthsContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Starts 2013 with Sales Dip

BMW Motorrad Starts 2013 with Sales Dip

BMW released its January 2013 sales today and it shows an 8% drop in BMW Motorrad worldwide deliveries to start the year. A total of 4,818 BMW motorcycles were sold in last month compared to 5,237 in January 2012. Husqvarna Motorcycles, which is being sold to Austrian-based Pierer Industrie AG, saw 587 vehicles — 7.9% increase — suppliedContinue Reading »

BMW Sells Husqvarna Motorcycles to Pierer Industrie AG

BMW Sells Husqvarna Motorcycles to Pierer Industrie AG

BMW has announced an agreement to sell Husqvarna Motorcycles to Austrian-based Pierer Industrie AG. Husqvarna started 110 years ago in Sweden but was owned by the Italian Cagiva MV Agusta group when it was purchased by BMW in 2008. Pierer Industrie AG is headed by Stefan Pierer who is also KTM’s managing director and aContinue Reading »

BMW i3 Electric Car to Get BMW Motorcycle Engine Option

BMW i3 Electric Car to Get BMW Motorcycle Engine Option

BMW’s upcoming i3 all-electric car will have the option of adding a 2-cylinder gasoline engine from BMW’s motorcycle division when it goes on sale late this year. According to the Automotive News, the gasoline-powered engine will be used to extend the range of the car from its typical 60-90 miles to 250 miles. The engineContinue Reading »

U.S. Men’s Bobsled Team to Race BMW Bobsled for the First Time

U.S. Men’s Bobsled Team to Race BMW Bobsled for the First Time

The U.S. Men’s Bobsled Team will race a new, BMW-designed two-man bobsled prototype at this weekend’s FIBT World Cup in Igls, Austria. BMW of North America, the Official Mobility Partner of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), today announced the U.S. Men’s Bobsled Team will race the bobsled for the first time this Saturday, Jan. 19.Continue Reading »

BMW Group Receives Seven “2012 GOOD DESIGN” Awards

BMW Group Receives Seven “2012 GOOD DESIGN” Awards

The annual “GOOD DESIGN™” award is a prestigious international accolade in the field of product design. This time round, the prizes went to seven BMW Group Design products including one motorcycle, the Husqvarna Nuda 900R. Other award-winning models were the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé, the BMW 3 Series Sedan, the BMW M6 Coupé, the BMWContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Achieves All Time Sales Record in 2012

BMW Motorrad Achieves All Time Sales Record in 2012

Despite a decline in year-over-year sales in the middle part of 2012 (mostly caused by a drop in sales in economically depressed southern Europe), BMW Motorrad’s sales increased at the beginning and end of the year (on the backs of several new model introductions) and enabled it to set a new all time sales recordContinue Reading »

BMW’s “Unpack the Power” Holiday E-Card

BMW’s “Unpack the Power” Holiday E-Card

With paper and postage costs rising, why not save a few trees this holiday season sending your Seasons Greetings online to friends and family. BMW has, once again, put together a holiday themed e-card called ‘Unpack the Power’ which you can personalize with your own message. The 2012 e-card was produced and filmed for BMWContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 10.4% in November 2012

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 10.4% in November 2012

BMW Motorrad set a November sales record by delivering to customers 6,749 motorcycles and maxi scooters worldwide. This is 10.4% more than the 6,112 sold in November 2011. This big monthly increase brings total sales of motorcycles and maxi scooters for this year up through November into the positive column by 0.2% (100,289 vs. 100,054 units).Continue Reading »