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As BMW’s number one bestseller, accounting for 30 percent of the company’s annual sales, the 3 Series is a huge deal for the German car brand. And so the saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” For that reason, you won’t see the 3 Series wandering too far …

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BMW 3 Series

SMC Asia Car Distributors Corp., the authorized distributor of BMW vehicles in the Philippines, is recalling the BMW 3 Series models manufactured between 2004 to 2011 for an issue with its blower wiring harness. According to the German carmaker, it has determined that, over time, the plug connection from the …

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The popularity of crossovers continue to grow, with many modern families preferring them over the sedans and wagons of today. These smaller SUVs usually prove to be more practical, more parking-lot friendly, and more spacious cabin-wise, not to mention they also often offer better fuel economy than their car counterparts. …

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The South Korean government slapped BMW a staggering 11.2 billion won (USD10 million) fine over what it deemed as the mishandling of several cases of engine fires in the German car maker’s vehicles, and that’s just the beginning of BMW’s problems. SK’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said that …

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BMW S 1000 RR with M

It might be the thirteenth letter in the alphabet, but for BMW, the letter M is certainly not an unlucky letter. It’s quite lucky, actually, since the letter M–particularly that one you find at BMW M Performance Parts–means you’d get to enjoy some BMW models to motor racing and “high-performance” levels. …

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The BMW 8 Series is back after almost twenty years. Introduced in 1990 and reintroduced once again in 2018, this convertible will be available in March 2019. Ditching its hardtop roof for a softer, retractable fabric, the newest member of the 8 series is designed for a better contour and …

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It might be voted as the second most influential car of the 20th century, but that doesn’t mean it’s not immune to market slumps like the rest of them. Yes, sadly, even MINI is suffering in car sales, and BMW is supposedly on rescue mode. Recently, there have been talks …

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BMW M2 Competition

If you were at the recently-concluded Philippine International Motor Show, on display at BMW Philippines‘s pavilion was a pair of BMW M models–the M2 and the M5. Both cars are no slouch in their respective segments, but just in case you’re thinking the German marque can do better than the …

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SMC Asia Car Distributors Corp., the exclusive distributor of BMW vehicles in the Philippines, made its presence felt at the 2018 Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS). BMW Philippines showed the 6 Series Gran Turismo along with four other models. The 6 Series Gran Turismo has a bold and composed exterior. …

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German car brand BMW has revealed the 2019 version of its X7 SUV, and ‘huge‘ is the first thought that comes to mind. The new X7 gets three rows of seats, effectively becoming the first BMW to have such a seating configuration. As if to signal the massive capacity, the …

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Future Mobility 7th Philippine International Motor Show

You can expect excitement at the 7th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) as members of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. (CAMPI) are set to whet your appetite by revealing the latest offers in their respective line-up. From October 24-28, 2018, at the World Trade Center Metro …

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Toyota has clinched the number one spot in Interbrand’s 2018 global automotive rankings. The Japanese automaker managed to finished ahead of brands such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Honda. Interbrand is a brand consultancy that specializes in brand strategy, brand analytics, brand valuation, among others. It is also the publisher of …

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Kia

Back in May, it was reported that the Ayala Group will take over the distributorship of the Kia brand of vehicles in the Philippines from current distributor Columbian Autocar Corporation (CAC) by acquiring a 65-percent stake of it, with the remaining 35 percent to remain with CAC founder and Chairman …

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The BMW Group is set to revolutionize the driving world with the new BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant. Beginning March 2019, BMW owners will be joined by a smart tech character that responds when you say, “Hey BMW.” The new tech marks the beginning of a new era for BMW Group, …

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We called it way ahead of everybody else and we were right; BMW has confirmed that it is launching the all-new BMW Z4 at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in Monterey, California today. At the much-anticipated annual motoring event, BMW will  present the BMW Z4 M40i First Edition, a limited special edition …

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