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BMW's Trudy Hardy Takes the #AOLBuild Stage

AOL BUILD | Posted 06.30.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Trudy Hardy, a 19-year veteran in the auto industry, joined AOL's BUILD series to share her experiences in marketing, product planning and strategy for such brands as Jaguar, Mini and in her current role as Vice President of Marketing North America for BMW.

Start Your Marketing Strategy With One Word

Scott MacFarland | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Have you ever thought how much power just one word has with your potential customers? There are many companies that have developed and strengthened their global presence significantly by choosing to take ownership of just one word.

Public Education and Job Readiness: What Can Be Done to Shrink the Skills Gap?

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 05.17.2014 | Education
Peter Smirniotopoulos

What role should K-12 public education play in the job readiness of its graduates? Answering this question first requires addressing the proper role of public education.

Retail Chatter #6

June Haynes | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business
June Haynes

Luxury retailers should take note of the old saying, "Don't judge a book by its cover." If you want to attract this future generation of leaders, adapt to their beliefs that, luxury is not a symbol of achievement, rather a promise to self that "You Can Achieve."

Fears and Tears: Halfpipe Bobsled and Other Olympic Sports NBC Would Love

Brandt Goldstein | Posted 04.22.2014 | Comedy
Brandt Goldstein

Get four big dudes who can really sprint, cram them into one of those 12-foot-long space shuttles, and let's see if they can do a Double McTwist 1260 at 80 mph.

Car Review: Reasons to Love the Entry Level BMW 3 Series

Rita Cook | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
Rita Cook

Expect a smooth ride with easy handling and plenty of power to get on the highway or in and out of tight corners in the city or on a road trip, which this BMW Series 3 will be an excellent choice to consider.

5 Sports Car Stunners You'll Be Shocked To Learn Are Hybrids

The Huffington Post | Gregory Fink | Posted 12.31.2013 | Technology

Toss aside your thoughts of what a hybrid car should be. Beginning in 2014, automakers like Porsche, Ferrari and BMW will be putting electric motors a...

This BMW Has Frickin' Laser Beams For Headlights

Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

It’s not a shark with a laser beam on its head, but the new BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car will offer laser headlights in late 2014. The carma...

Age Management: Best Employers Lead the Way

Bradley Schurman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Bradley Schurman

Access to employment is one of the most challenging issues facing older people today. However, organizations and nations have largely ignored the substantial demographic shifts over the past century. Humanity has increased life expectancy by nearly 30 years over the past century and this "longevity bonus" increases opportunities for individuals, as well as society.

Is This The Fastest Trip Around Manhattan Ever?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.06.2013 | New York

Driving in New York City has never been described as rapid transit. Think you could make a loop around Manhattan in just 24 minutes? Forget about it! ...

Top 10 Convertibles

GAYOT.com | Posted 10.05.2013 | Style
GAYOT.com

Drop-tops take everyday driving to a new level of enjoyment. Check out the following ten cars to discover some of the best convertibles on the market today.

If Brands Were Shoes

Stanley Hainsworth | Posted 09.30.2013 | Business
Stanley Hainsworth

Brands are like people. So, what if? What if the brands we use and wear everyday were shoes? What would they look like? Feel like?

BMW Unveils i3 Electric Car

AP | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business

FRANKFURT, Germany -- BMW AG is showing off the production model of its new i3 electric compact that uses carbon-fiber materials to keep the weight do...

Bet You've Never Seen A Carpool Like This!

David Lohr | Posted 07.29.2013 | Weird News

What apparently started out as a unique plan to beat the mid-summer heat could land a young man in hot water with German police. According to an in...

The Car Cheaters Prefer To Drive

Posted 07.18.2013 | Divorce

Does your significant other drive an Audi? If so, you may want to watch out. A recent survey by Illicit Encounters, a UK-based dating website for m...

Star Trek and Car Wars: Creative Content and Social Media -- 'Spock v Spock'

Andy Betts | Posted 07.13.2013 | Business
Andy Betts

It is not only Star Trek fans who are enjoying the latest video and viral advertisement for Audi where Zachary Quinto, who plays Spock in the latest Star Trek films, and Leonard Nimoy, the original Spock, engage in one the funniest ads of the year.

Self-Driving Cars by 2025

Jen Alic | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Jen Alic

Autonomous cars will give drivers the right to claim that they are not liable for traffic incidents, but determining who is liable will be a bit tricky. Responsibility will somehow have to be shared by the driver and the maker of the technology and the car.

Remember, You are Not a Fire Sale

Julie Kantor | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
Julie Kantor

"The pattern has become predictable," I share with my friend over lunch at Jacksons yesterday in Tyson's Corner McLean. "But remember, you are still...

Presidential Election 2012: Let the Best Brand Win

Mario Simon | Posted 01.04.2013 | Business
Mario Simon

Political leaders have known for centuries what commercial organizations have recently discovered: The most successful brands are rooted in universal human ideals.

If Cars Ran for President...

Brian Moody | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business
Brian Moody

When we vote and when we buy, we want to know exactly what we're getting. Like some politicians, a few automakers are better than others when it comes to sticking to their word. Here are a few that are tops when it comes to brand integrity.

You Won't Need A Driver's License By 2040

Wired | Posted 11.19.2012 | Technology

The timeline for autonomous cars hitting the road en masse keeps getting closer. GM's Cadillac division expects to produce partially autonomous cars a...

David Lohr

Nobody Needs An iPad This Badly

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.14.2012 | Crime

Word to the potential criminal: if you're going to attempt a ram-raid, DO NOT use your own luxury automobile as the battering ram. In the event you ig...

Creative Spaces: 10 Brands With Street Cred

Rana Florida | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

How can big corporate brands earn street cred or a cool factor to get the early adopters on board? Here are 10 key tips.

5 Best Road Trip Cars

Tim Healey | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business
Tim Healey

With summer underway, it's time for vacationers and pleasure seekers to start heading out on road trips. Some will be short hauls to the nearest beach, while others might be cross-country slogs. Here's a look at five great vehicles, based on the type of trip you're looking for.

China's New Taste For Luxury Cars

Reuters | Posted 07.23.2012 | Business

BEIJING, May 24 (Reuters) - BMW Group expects its China sales to rise 25-30 percent this year, Chief Financial Officer Friedrich Eichiner told repor...