Stories tagged: BMW
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
BMW issues recalls for fire risk, recommends parking outside
BMW is recalling more than 1 million cars and SUVs in two U.S. recalls due to the risk of fires under the hood, and it’s recommending that they be parked …
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 10:08 a.m.
BMW recalls SUVs; passenger air bag may not inflate in crash
BMW is recalling more than 85,000 SUVs in the U.S. because a mat that detects front-seat passengers can fail, meaning the air bag might not inflate in a crash.
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
Fiat Chrysler joins BMW-Intel autonomous car partnership
The companies say the system will be used by automakers worldwide to run self-driving vehicles. It will be flexible so automakers can keep their unique brand identities.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 10:15 a.m.
BMW announces $600M expansion at S.C. plant
CEO Harald Krueger’s announcement Monday coincides with the German automaker celebrating 25 years of manufacturing in Spartanburg County. The company also unveiled its newest BMW X3 sports-utility vehicle, which is …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
More advertisers say they have ditched Fox’s O’Reilly show
Bill O’Reilly’s top-rated Fox News show may be starting to feel a financial sting after allegations that he sexually harassed several women.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
Takata pleads guilty in air bag scandal, agrees to pay $1 billion
Plaintiffs in dozens of lawsuits against air bag maker Takata and five automakers allege the car companies knew that Takata’s products were dangerous yet continued to use them for years …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 11:32 a.m.
BMW recalls over 154K vehicles because engines could stall
BMW is recalling more than 154,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a wiring problem that can cause engines to stall.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
Audi tops Consumer Reports auto rankings despite cheating
Audi is the top brand in Consumer Reports’ annual rankings despite the fact that its diesels cheated on U.S. emissions tests.
Sun., Nov. 22, 2015
Consumer Confidential: BMW’s blinding fear of lawsuits
Pouring cold water on customer feedback is foolish from a loyalty perspective and represents a reckless disregard for arguably the single most important source of business intelligence.
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
Family sues dealership over rental car mix-up
A North Idaho family detained by police at gunpoint after their loaner car from a Spokane BMW dealership was mistakenly reported stolen is suing Lithia Motors and Camp Automotive. Casey …
Tue., Sept. 17, 2013
Johnson continues hot streak
LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Zach Johnson is having a September to remember, and there’s still one very big week to go. In one tournament, he made a 25-foot birdie putt …
Fri., Nov. 5, 2010, 10:59 a.m.
Moses Lake carbon fiber plant could double
OLYMPIA — Gov. Chris Gregoire said BMW could double the size of a carbon fiber manufacturing facility being built in Moses Lake.
Wed., July 7, 2010, 12:25 p.m.
Ground broken for BMW parts plant at Moses Lake
Gov. Chris Gregoire and other officials broke ground today on a carbon fiber plant at Moses Lake that will make parts for a BMW electric car.
Fri., July 2, 2010
Finders Keepers relocates quickly
Finders Keepers owner Deena Caruso and her employees are swabbing out the 112 S. Cedar St. store and moving the salvageable contents to a new location at 309 W. Second …
Tue., April 6, 2010, 9:44 a.m.
Moses Lake selected for BMW parts plant
Drawn by cheap and sustainable hydropower, a joint venture to manufacture carbon fiber parts for a new BMW electric car will be built in Moses Lake, the heart of central …