Tuesday, April 25, 2017

BMW Announces the New 2018 BMW 4 Series

January 25, 2017 by  
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BMW announced updates to the 2018 BMW 4 Series. Available in three distinct body variants, the BMW 4 Series embodies the very essence of dynamics and aesthetic appeal in the premium segment. “The arrival of the first BMW 4 Series marked the beginning of a new era for BMW. The Coupe, Convertible and later the […]

BMW and Nissan Partner to Expand DC Fast Charger Access

January 24, 2017 by  
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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 – to increase public access to DC Fast charging stations across the US, with an additional 174 locations in 33 states now available to all EV owners in those […]

BMW Manufacturing Achieves Record Production Year

January 9, 2017 by  
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For the third consecutive year, BMW Manufacturing recorded its largest annual production, producing 411,171 during 2016. This production record confirms the South Carolina plant will remain the largest plant by volume in the BMW Group global production network. In addition, the plant exported 287,700 vehicles last year – 70 percent of its total production. “Last […]

Germany Ranks Second in 2016 Nation Brands Index

January 9, 2017 by  
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Germany has ranked second in the 2016 Nation Brands Index – a study that examines the image of 50 countries around the world. This is the second time Germany has taken second place as the country with the “best image”, following the United States. Both in 2015 and 2016, the United States ranked first as […]

Nine Foreign Language Films Advance in Oscar Race

January 3, 2017 by  
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Nine features will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®. Eighty-five films had originally been considered in the category. The films, listed in alphabetical order by country, are: Australia, “Tanna,” Bentley Dean, Martin Butler, directors; Canada, “It’s Only the End of the World,” Xavier […]

Zsa Zsa Gabor and Frederic Prinz von Anhalt’s Son Dies Days After Her Death

December 28, 2016 by  
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Zsa Zsa Gabor and Frederic Prinz von Anhalt’s adopted son has died. The Los Angeles coroner’s office confirmed that Oliver Prinz von Anhalt died on Dec. 25 in a hospital following a motorcycle accident on Mulholland Drive. The coroner’s office confirmed that Oliver was taken to the hospital on Dec. 18, the same day that […]

Merkel: Entire Country United in Deep Sorrow Over Attack in Berlin

December 26, 2016 by  
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Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke to the press on Tuesday, December 20, about the attack on Breitscheidplatz: “This is a very difficult day. I, like millions of people in Germany, am horrified, shocked, and deeply saddened by what happened yesterday evening at Breitscheidplatz in Berlin. Twelve people, who yesterday were still among us, who were looking […]

Frank-Walter Steinmeier to be Germany’s Next President

December 19, 2016 by  
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A few years ago he wanted to be chancellor and lost to Angela Merkel. Now Germany’s major parties agree: Frank-Walter Steinmeier should be the next federal president of Germany. He has been an important player in national politics for years, currently serving as foreign minister for the grand governing coalition between the SPD and Angela […]

Gernot Wolfgang Nominated for a GRAMMY

December 15, 2016 by  
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Critics describe Gernot Wolfgang as a “master composer with important things to communicate to his listeners” (David DeBoor Canfield/Fanfare) and a composer with a “winning sonic arsenal” (Donald Rosenberg/Gramophone), while jazz legend Dave Brubeck characterized Gernot’s music as being of “unconventional beauty”. Born in Bad Gastein, Austria in 1957, Gernot Wolfgang currently resides in Los […]

Inside Europe: Austria Rejects Far-Right Presidency

December 13, 2016 by  
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Interior Ministry confirmed on December 6, 2016, that former Green Party Leader Alexander Van der Bellen had won 53.8 percent of the vote over the weekend of December 4, 2016 which was some 7.6 percent more votes than his far-right opponent, Norbert Hofer. He previously faced Van der Bellen in the election in May 2016 […]

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