The 1 Series doesn’t feel smaller than a 3 Series when you sit in it. The seats and interior are typical BMW: well designed, excellent fit and finish, and with a design style that makes the driver feel in control, even when standing still.
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On Friday, March 7, two announcements were made that impact the Southern California car culture and, to some extent, the global auto industry. Volvo to move back to New Jersey. Jaguar and Land Rover likely to follow. Chrysler shuts Chrysler Pacific. Who's hiring?
It seems that everywhere you look, America’s gone green. Products and their packaging proudly announce their sustainability. Recycling bins are prominently placed in public places. And of course, those hybrid vehicles seem to be just about everywhere. There are countless good reasons to think about environmental sensitivity, but it should also be said that it’s pretty easy to get caught up in the hype too. What am I implying here? I’m suggesting that it’s pretty easy to do small token acts – and then feel like you’re helping the environment a lot more than you really are. I’ll come back to this is a moment. I think it should first be said that there is a universal truth about automobiles. This universal truth is that people tend to buy vehicles that make them feel good. What makes people feel good varies with the times. Back in the 1950s, big cars with tailfins and jet-exhaust [...]
In addition to his custom car business, his reality TLC TV show, Coddington owned a popular wheel company, Boyd Wheels (started in 1988) offering up highly polished wheels designed to make any hot rod a bit hotter.
This time, a walk around the second Chrysler concept to grace the floor of the Detroit Auto Show, although the Jeep Renegade Concept isn't meant to be on the floor. It's meant to be off road - so far off road, you could try it at sea. Amphibious? You decide.