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40 years BMW and MINI Driving Experience

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In 1977, BMW was the first car manufacturer in the world to offer driver training and became a pioneer in the field. 40 years later, the BMW and MINI Driving Experience offers a range of training options that allow participants to develop their driving skills on an individual basis. There ...

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Toyota takes the LEED in Texas

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Everything is bigger in Texas. Everything, that is, except Toyota’s environmental footprint. Toyota Motor North America’s (TMNA) headquarters campus in Plano, Texas has officially achieved LEED Platinum from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Jonathan Kraatz, executive director, USGBC Texas Chapter, presented the prized Platinum plaque to Jim Lentz, TMNA ...

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Suzuki announces exhibits for the 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017

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Suzuki Motor Corporation announces its exhibits for the 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017 (organised by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association), which will be held from 27 October to 5 November, 2017 at the Tokyo Big Sight (open to the public from 28 October). The theme for the Suzuki booth this ...

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Marjorie Loeb, Partner, Mayer Brown confirmed for Connected Car Detroit

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Marjorie Loeb, Partner, Mayer Brown has been confirmed as a panellist at Connected Car Detroit. Marjorie Loeb is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Chicago office and a member of the Corporate & Securities practice. Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Marjorie was senior vice president and general counsel and secretary at Chrysler ...

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Covestro: First automotive refinish coating with bio-based hardener

Stakeholder: Covestro

Electric mobility and photovoltaics play a vital role in protecting the climate and conserving fossil resources. Combining them leads to even more innovative and sustainable mobility concepts. To show that these kinds of solutions are already feasible using state-of-the-art materials and technologies, a team of around 45 young researchers has ...

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Sir David Adjaye joins elite panel of judges for Lexus Design Award 2018

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Lexus is excited to announce the addition of visionary architect Sir David Adjaye as the newest judge for Lexus Design Award 2018. Adjaye, one of the most influential architects of his generation, complements an already world-class panel of judges that also recently added innovative architect Shigeru Ban. Through the Lexus ...

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Volvo Cars’ electrification strategy recognised by United Nations

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Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has been recognised by the United Nations for its ground-breaking electrification strategy in the latest report from the UN’s Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The report, launched earlier this week at the Global Compact’s annual high-level meeting in New York, focuses ...

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Subaru Forester gets even safer with EyeSight


Subaru Forester has been updated in time for winter with the addition of EyeSight, Subaru’s advanced driver assist technology, fitted as standard equipment. EyeSight acts as a second pair of eyes for the driver and depending on the vehicle’s speed, can completely avoid and significantly reduce the severity of accidents ...

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BMW: September news in brief

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New models available within the BMW X3 range. From December 2017, a new four-cylinder petrol engine will be added to the BMW X3 portfolio. In addition to BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, the 2-litre power unit also boasts a weight-optimised design and a new engine encapsulation system for optimising acoustic characteristics ...

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