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German Car Brand Loyalty in the US: Winners & Losers

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Do you like to change brands when it comes time to get that new car or are you a loyal customer always coming back to what feels familiar? Auto manufacturers put a great deal of effort into earning customer loyalty, but a recent CarMax study revealed that American’s don’t share …

Sources: CarMax

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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BMW Unfazed by Uber Accident, Plans to Double Self-Driving Car Fleet

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Announcing plans to double your autonomous car program just days after one of Uber’s self-driving cars fatally struck a woman may seem like bad timing, but Germany’s BMW did just that, making it clear that their plans are moving ahead at full speed. “Our estimation about autonomous driving technology remains …

Sources: Reuters

Photo: BMW Group

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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In Five Years BMW Hopes This Car Interior Will Be A Reality

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Cars and technology go hand in hand today, so when the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicked off in Las Vegas this week, all of the major auto makers were geared up to show their latest visions of the future, including Germany’s BMW who showed off what they believe will be …

Sources: BMW via The Verge

Photos: BMW

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Companies Vote Against Right-Wing Breitbart News

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Breitbart, an American-based online news site, isn’t shy about their ability to influence its readers to embrace right-wing agendas and political candidates. In fact they want it to be known. One of the site’s crown achievements was helping to get president-elect Donald Trump into the oval office, and the appointment of Breitbart’s …

Sources: AP, The Guardian

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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BMW Envisions the Motorcycle of the Future and I Want to Take a Ride

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

I may have never ridden a motorcycle, but if BMW were to actually create their futuristic motorcycle concept shown yesterday in LA, that would probably change. The BMW Vision Motorrad Next 100 (why must the future contain complicated names), with its low profile carbon fiber body, has just the right …

Sources: The Verge

Photos: BMW

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Volkswagen and BMW Take the Worry Out of Electric Car Road Trips

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It is pretty much fact that electric vehicles (EV) are here to stay, and while newer cars offer a good enough range on a single charge for daily driving, taking a lengthy road trip can be unsettling. That is why Volkswagen and BMW joined forces with ChargePoint, a California-based company …

Sources: The Verge

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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BMW Launches Car-Sharing Service In Seattle

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s BMW has announced their new car-sharing program, ReachNow, where customers will be able to rent out BMW’s and Mini’s and only pay a per minute rate, has launched in Seattle in a test phase before rolling out to other locations across the country. ReachNow is geared towards those living in environments where having …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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BMW Takes Cue From Apple Stores With Extensive Dealership Remodeling

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

BMW’s North American division is set to begin rolling out a massive overhaul to their roughly 400 dealerships over the next four years, drawing inspiration from Apple’s highly successful retail store model.  The German auto company will be throwing out the traditional white and silver interiors filled with cubicles for …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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BMW Stoller is the Ultimate Driving Machine For Your Child

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

If you think about it, the stroller can be seen as your child’s first car.  Sure they can’t drive it by themselves, at least you hope not, but it has 3-4 wheels and gets them to where they need to go.  So why not go for the ultimate driving machine …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Auto Makers Plan To Take On Top Car Brands in America in 2013

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

If you’ve wanted to get a piece of German engineering for your next car but found the price premium to be a bit too high, 2013 may be the year that makes it possible to get your German-made car.  Germany’s high-end car makers have often been out of reach for …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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