cars
BMW Shows Off Full Electric Mini Designs

We now know what the UK-built electric Mini is going to look like, courtesy of brand custodian BMW. It's a Mini, of course, but with glowly swooshy bits to tell everyone it's got the posh new kind of motor and a battery inside that'd keep a smartphone operational for a decade. Read More >>

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UK Wins Battle to Build Full Electric Mini

The forthcoming electric version of BMW's next-generation Mini is to be built in the UK, as the company's bosses have decided that our Oxford base is the best place to knock them out from, despite all the UK/EU/Brexit hoo-haa that had some worrying end production might be handled elsewhere. Read More >>

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This Car Crash Looks Like It Was Coded By Bethesda

A BMW driver in Banbury managed to crash his car in the tidiest way possible yesterday: Read More >>

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Future Tech Crime Division Locks Thief Inside Car He Stole

A car thief, after having enjoyed a little sleep in the BMW he'd just stolen, woke up to find he was locked in the vehicle -- thanks to the modern wonders of GPS tracking and remote locking and everyone coming together to punish a bad man. Read More >>

design
Look at the State of This BMW i8

We spotted this monstrosity tainting the already filthy pages of the internet earlier and couldn’t live with ourselves if we didn’t bring it to your attention. Read More >>

cars
This Company Will Build You a Real-Life Transformer

Admit it, ever since you learned that Optimus Prime and the rest of the Autobots and Decepticons crashed on Earth, you’ve secretly always wondered what a real-life, full-sized Transformer would look like. Good news, a company in Turkey wants to sell you one. Read More >>

crime
Armed Robbers Use Pokémon Go To Find 9 Victims

The new augmented reality game Pokemon Go has managed to get people off the sofa and into the real world. But police in O’Fallon, Missouri say that four men have used the game to find players at a specific location, and robbed them using a handgun. Read More >>

design
BMW’s Ugliest Concept Car Inspired Puma’s Ugliest Trainers

Way back in 2008 BMW revealed an especially outlandish concept car called the GINA Light Visionary Model that traded metal body panels for a flexible lycra-like fabric wrapped around the vehicle. It wasn’t exactly pretty, which makes it harder to understand why Puma would use it as inspiration for a new shoe. Read More >>

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BMW Drivers Will Soon Have Traffic Light Timers on Their Dashboards

Should I be slowing down in that case that upcoming green light turns yellow? How long am I going to be stopped at this red light? These are questions all drivers ask but never really expect to get answers to—unless they’re driving a BMW, now. Read More >>

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BMW Wants to Put a Vehicle Charging Station in Every Street Light

For electric vehicles to truly supplant their petrol-guzzling predecessors, there needs to be as many charging stations on the roads as there are petrol stations, if not more. So BMW proposes upgrading the street lights that already line roads everywhere with charging capabilities and energy-efficient lighting. Read More >>

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Street Parking Won’t Be a Chore When Your BMW Finds Spots For You

A full third of all vehicular congestion in cities is estimated to be caused by people circling—and circling... and circling... and circling—as they look for parking. A new tool that will be onboard all new BMWs will aggregate real-time data to point drivers towards potential parking spaces and away from inevitable parking headaches. Read More >>

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Tight Spot? The New BMW 7 Series Can Park Itself With No One in the Car

The actual car hasn’t been revealed to the public just yet—at least without its camo wrapping—but that hasn’t stopped BMW from announcing that its new 7 Series will be the first car that can be parked remotely using its key fob, without anyone actually having to be inside the vehicle. Read More >>

gadgets
The 21 Gadgets From CES 2015 We Actually Want

As you may have noticed, it was CES this week, that eternal springboard for the year's gadgetry that vaults a random collection of up-and-coming inventions into our faces and asks us to remember to buy them at a much later date when all the lovely companies have decided when they can actually make them for. Read More >>

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Driving a BMW Remotely Via Smartwatch Feels Preposterously Dangerous

The BMW i3 is a lovely hunk of car-shaped metal, the kind of vehicle you would save up for years to buy, and then polish with maniacal vigour. Hold on there, sir. Do you really want to drive this masterpiece of engineering with a Samsung Gear S smartwatch? Read More >>