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Hong Kong Branding Secrets

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Littman

The past week I've enjoyed a rare window into Asian culture and thinking. I hopped a Saturday night flight on Singapore Airlines from San Francisco an...

Second Wives and China's Booming Luxury Market

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

In China, romantic love competes with that transactional element in a society where people are insecure because their individual interests are not institutionally protected.

Man Jailed After Filming Himself Driving 140 MPH For YouTube

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - A man who filmed the speedometer of his car while driving more than 140 miles per hour so he could post it on YouTube, en...

Police Hunt Suspect In BMW Trunk Case

| Murray Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Police are searching for an ex-con from Inwood wanted for a vicious attack on a New Jersey lawyer found bound and stabbed with his ear ne...

$94,000 BMW Stolen At Detroit Auto Show

Posted 10.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT: When carmakers like BMW say they hope people find their next car at auto shows like the one in Detroit this week, this wasn't exactly what th...

The Chinese Consumer: Still Projecting and Protecting

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

Contemporary Chinese society, still Confucian to the core, is driven by the need for societal acknowledgment and diffused insecurity. Consumer behavior, characterized by status projection and risk avoidance, reflects these truths.

WATCH: Ad Temporarily Burns BMW Name Into Viewers' Eyes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BMW has figured out how to get into the heads of prospective customers — literally. The car and motorcycle company worked with lighting manufacture...

Morgan Parker: Taking on Wheels and Philanthropy, Leaving Behind Millions

Fang Wu | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fang Wu

Morgan Parker, a 36 year old real estate investment banking guru, decided to take a time-out from his promising, multi-million-dollar-paycheck career ...

Why There Are No Seat Belts in School Buses, And Other Safety Questions

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steve Parker

Many of you have kids riding school buses, and a crash Monday in Los Angeles involving a fatality raised many of the important issues facing communities with the big yellow buses.

Highlights From Opportunity Green

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Terry Gardner

Attendees of Opportunity Green on September 24 listening to presentations on the soundstage where "Madmen" tapes at Los Angeles Center Studios In Se...

Princess Beatrice 'Traumatized' After Car Crash In London Roundabout

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Princess Beatrice was left shaken after her BMW was crushed between a double-decker bus and a coach on one of London's busiest roundabouts. Hello ...

Guy Offers To Take Your Parking Spot -- For Free!

Gothamist | [10] | | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Craigslist is full of amazing gems if you're willing to spend some time digging, and this guy is one of them. This nice man is offering to use your in...

PHOTOS: Surprising Corporate Alternative Energy Initiatives

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While some corporate entities push back against any meaningful climate action, there are companies quietly investing in new technology and alternative...

Opportunity to Grow Greener Businesses (With a Discount)

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Terry Gardner

The way Tom Ridgeway, VP of Patagonia's Environmental Programs, describes Patagonia's approach to products, it seems like the store has an "eco oath" much like a doctor's hippocratic oath ("First do no harm").

Is "Old Europe" The Best Economic Model?

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

High taxes, heavy regulation, powerful unions and a big welfare state are turnoffs for pretty much any true blue (and especially red) American, but th...

Newt Gingrich's Fight for the Luxury Industry Is Laughable

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Should we really believe that 20 million people purchasing luxury goods such as jewels, fashion, yachts, private planes and lavish international travel will be a major boost to the U.S. economy! Come, on.

Five Sexist Trends the Advertising World Just Can't Shake

Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alex Leo

Here are the worst of them--the trends that won't die despite our cultural outrage, and personal boredom.

NYPD Bomb Squad Smashes Windows Of Suspicious BMW Parked In Front Of Museum Of Natural History

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Police Department's bomb squad smashed out the passenger side windows of an idling SUV in front of the American Museum of Natural History...

Fortune Brainstorm Green 2010: A Conference for the Environment

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

We need an official, approved and legislated policy on carbon reduction and we need it now.

Astoria Characters: The Itinerant Romantic

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

This is a love story. You know, boy meets girl. Boy gets girl. Girl gets boy. To follow her to New York.

Art Auction for Charity in NYC

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

If you are a New Yorker, this is an event not to miss! Mark your calendar for May 24th. This year' ARTrageous promises to be the best ever! Kenny "B...

Road Test -- All-New 2010 Ford Taurus

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The 2010 Ford Taurus' shifter system is more than acceptable and adds some unexpected but welcome panache for the driver who wants to think he's in something better and sportier than, er, a Taurus.

Darien Murders: Cops Seek BMW That May Be Linked To Slayings

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A 23-year-old man sought in the slayings of three family members in Darien was taken into custody at his parents' home in southern Florida this aftern...

Mini Cooper SUV: Countryman Unveiled By BMW, Sales Begin 2011 | Peter Valdes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Mini Cooper has been a hit for parent company BMW, but there are still a lot of potential customers out there who can't quite fit their families i...

Video: BMW's Road Ahead

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Jim O'Donnell, North America president at BMW, tells CNBC's Phil LeBeau what the future holds for the luxury automaker. (CNBC)BMW - Recreation - Make...