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BMW, Ford and Honda Create Company to Optimize EV Grid

ChargeScape, LLC will create a single, cost-effective platform connecting electric utilities, automakers and interested EV customers.

Seven Automakers Unite to Create EV Charging Network

The joint venture aims to become the leading network of reliable high-powered charging stations in North America.

I-CAR Adds BMW to Sustaining Partner Program

The Sustaining Partner program is designed for partners to demonstrate advocacy and provide funding for I-CAR’s work executed across the industry.

UTI, BMW and Premier Truck Group Help Military Service Members

Universal Technical Institute, BMW of North America and Premier Truck Group are celebrating the success of their on-base technician training programs this Veterans Day.

CARSTAR Chilton Auto Body Pleasanton Earns BMW Certification

The team at CARSTAR Chilton Auto Body Pleasanton is expertly trained in BMW’s latest repair methods and understands how to use original BMW parts.

DCR Systems’ Classic Accident Repair Center Now BMW Certified

DCR Systems announced that Classic Accident Repair Center, one of the company’s nine operations, is now a BMW Certified Collision Repair Center.

BMW Selects OPS for Parts Procurement Solutions

Overall Parts Solutions (OPS) announced a national contract with BMW of North America to integrate the OPS Technology Suite in BMW dealerships nationwide.

AkzoNobel to Supply Paint to Large Part of BMW Network

The BMW Group has chosen AkzoNobel to be a trusted supplier of vehicle refinish products and services to a large part of its distribution network around the world.

BASF Shops Recognized by BMW Canada

BASF announced that BMW honored four Canadian BASF shops for their extraordinary work throughout 2019 during the BMW Canada Certified Collision Repair Centres (CCRC) annual conference recently held in Québec City, Québec.

BMW: 2019 8 Series Coupe New Materials, Tech

BMW has announced that its 2019 8 Series Coupe, with a mixed-material body, will come with the option to swap out the different facets of the car with carbon fiber as well as new sensor and driver assistance technology.

Automotive Industry Ranks Second in Brand Intimacy Report

In MBLM’s “Brand Intimacy 2018 Report,” the auto industry ranks second behind media and entertainment, “highlighting the trend toward escapism, relaxation and distraction,” according to MBLM.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform

The development partners intend to leverage each other’s individual strengths, capabilities and resources to enhance the platform’s technology, increase development efficiency and reduce time to market.