Bernie McGroarty - Senior Editor



The most recent articles by Bernie McGroarty are listed below.

2017 BMW M2 Performance Edition

Posted on February 19, 2017 at 10:43:00 PM
2017 BMW M2 Performance Edition

For those looking for a more potent M2 option, another special edition will be hitting the US soon.

BMW Manufacturing Remains Largest U.S. Automotive Exporter

Posted on February 17, 2017 at 08:24:00 AM
BMW Manufacturing Remains Largest U.S. Automotive Exporter

BMW Manufacturing announced today that it exported a record 287,700 BMW X models from the Spartanburg plant during 2016.

BMW may shift some car production to the US

Posted on February 14, 2017 at 03:18:00 PM
BMW may shift some car production to the US

BMW may end up shifting some of its car production to the US if Trump follows through with his threats to create high trade barriers.

BMW S 1000 XR Featured In Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Posted on January 31, 2017 at 09:25:00 AM
BMW S 1000 XR Featured In Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

BMW Motorrad’s first adventure sports bike – the BMW S 1000 XR – made its movie debut in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, which recently opened in theaters nationwide.

BMW Group introduced its new design team

Posted on February 08, 2017 at 03:59:00 PM
BMW Group introduced its new design team

BMW head designer Karim Habib left the German automaker less than a month ago. Now it looks like Chief Designer Adrian van Hooydon has assembled his new design team.

BMW global sales increased 6.8% over last January

Posted on February 13, 2017 at 09:11:00 AM
BMW global sales increased 6.8% over last January

Sales at the BMW Group achieved their best-ever start to the year with January figures showing increased deliveries in all world regions.

BMW Motorrad and Lego Technic create a hovering GS Concept.

Posted on February 16, 2017 at 08:23:00 AM
BMW Motorrad and Lego Technic create a hovering GS Concept.

The idea of developing a detailed LEGO Technic reproduction of the best-selling model BMW R 1200 GS Adventure quickly grew into something more.

BMW i set to electrify South America at round 3 of the FIA Formula E series

Round three of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship season will take place in Buenos Aires (ARG).

BMW 24 Hours Nürburgring squad decided.

Posted on February 08, 2017 at 04:12:00 PM
BMW 24 Hours Nürburgring squad decided.

In just over 100 days the “Green Hell” hosts one of the highlights of international GT racing for the 45th time: The 24-hour race at the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife.

The all-new BMW 5 Series Touring. Official Launchfilm.

Posted on February 03, 2017 at 10:07:00 AM
The all-new BMW 5 Series Touring. Official Launchfilm.

Mercedes-Benz is giving us a larger touring model here in the US, wish BMW would let the 5 Series Touring loose over here.

Side-by-side: BMW 5 Series Touring vs Mercedes-AMG E 63 Wagon

Posted on February 03, 2017 at 01:31:00 PM
Side-by-side: BMW 5 Series Touring vs Mercedes-AMG E 63 Wagon

Mercedes is bringing their mad E63 Touring to the US and BMW seems to think we don't need such things.

BMW is the second most Googled car brand in the world

Posted on February 01, 2017 at 12:53:00 PM
BMW is the second most Googled car brand in the world

A recent study by the UK's largest car parts distributor, Quickco, highlighted which automakers were Googled the most and what countries those searches were from.

Super Clean BMW E46 M3 Dinan S2 - One Take

Posted on January 20, 2017 at 03:15:00 PM
Super Clean BMW E46 M3 Dinan S2 - One Take

This exceptionally clean BMW E46 M3 was fitted from new with the DINAN S2 Package, which included a new airbox, air meter, muffler and ECU.

BMW and Nissan partner again to expand DC Fast charging access across US

BMW and Nissan, two of the top EV manufacturers, have again joined forces – this time with EVgo, the nation’s largest public DC Fast charging network.

BMW brand US sales up 0.1 percent over January 2016

Posted on February 01, 2017 at 01:24:00 PM
BMW brand US sales up 0.1 percent over January 2016

Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 0.1 percent in January for a total of 18,109 compared to 18,082 vehicles sold in January, 2016.

BMW Group brings the 13th BMW Art Car to India.

Posted on February 02, 2017 at 10:11:00 AM
BMW Group brings the 13th BMW Art Car to India.

BMW Group India presents the 13th BMW Art Car created by Italy’s most renowned contemporary artist Sandro Chia.

BMW's future is all electric - whether we like it or not

Posted on January 31, 2017 at 12:29:00 PM
BMW's future is all electric - whether we like it or not

According to AutoExpress and Frank Van Meel, the head of BMW’s M division, electric is the future of all BMW’s.

BMW and MINI Driving Experience relaunches in the USA.

Posted on January 23, 2017 at 03:31:00 PM
BMW and MINI Driving Experience relaunches in the USA.

BMW of North America is proud to offer customers and enthusiasts the opportunity to experience newly enhanced driver training courses for both the BMW and MINI Driving Experiences. he BMW Performance Center West in southern California and the BMW Performance Center East in Spartanburg, South Carolina now bear the seal of quality "BMW Driving Experience, Official Partner of BMW M."

Turner Motorsport has a Strong Line-up for 24 Hours of Daytona

Posted on January 23, 2017 at 10:21:00 AM
Turner Motorsport has a Strong Line-up for 24 Hours of Daytona

With one BMW M6 GT3 and four of the best BMW drivers from around the world, Turner Motorsport is geared up for the 55th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona to kick off the 2017 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in just over one week. Justin Marks will be joined behind the wheel by drivers Jens Klingmann, Maxime Martin and Jesse Krohn. On track action begins on Thursday January 26th with practice and then qualifying.

Autonomous experience in a prototype 5 Series at CES 2017

Posted on January 13, 2017 at 01:15:00 PM
Autonomous experience in a prototype 5 Series at CES 2017

Check out some of the latest BMW tech, including some autonomous driving time in one of BMW's 5 Series Connected Cars at CES 2017.