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Rendering of 992 Porsche 911 GT3 as featured in this week's edition of AutoInfluence Weekly Automotive News

FCA & Nissan Merger (plus Ford & GM Merger?)

    Annnnnnd we’re back…AutoInfluence easing the month of May right out the door with this week’s current automotive news headlines. But first, let’s address the elephant in the room, the rumored merger of Ford and General Motors. Unless you’re living under a rock, those of you who follow our weekly headlines in real-time are [...]

Lexus LC 500h prototype in Space Orange, as featured in this week's Automotive News headlines for the week of May 17th

Annnnd we’re back… AutoInfluence with all of your automotive news headlines for this week of May 17th. Starting with… Ford Much to the chagrin of stateside enthusiasts, Ford unveiled the wagon-styled variant of the Focus ST, an offering that isn’t available in the U.S. Offering a welcome 58 cubic feet of passenger / cargo space, [...]

Blue BMW Series 3 driving offroad

What’s to Come for the BMW 3 Series in 2019?

The BMW 3 Series has always been presented as one of the most universal examples of a driver-centric vehicle. As beloved for its accessibility as it is for its engineering prowess, the 3 Series promises some exciting advances for 2019, courtesy of its ‘G20’ series. We may not find out everything we want to know [...]


New BMW X5 Gets Standard Advanced Safety Features

When you’re on the road, nothing is more important than safety. For as often as we drive, fewer places are as dangerous as behind the wheel. According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel, approximately 37,000 people are killed in car accidents each year in the United States, and an additional 2.35 million people [...]

BMW 5 Series

Why the BMW 5 Series Is the Ideal Luxury Car

If you have the budget to afford any of BMW’s incredible vehicles, you might find yourself in a bit of a pickle. After all, each of the brand’s offerings are impressive in their own right, and it can be tough narrowing down your list in pursuit of the optimal ride. Well, if you’re looking for [...]


3 Pros and 2 Cons About Buying BMW

So you’re searching BMW for Sale, and who could blame you? It would be difficult not to be drawn to the idea of getting behind the wheel of any vehicle bold enough to describe itself as ‘The Ultimate Driving Machine’ (especially when that moniker goes largely unchallenged). But is a BMW truly everything that it’s [...]


Self-driving cars once seemed a distant speck on the horizon and were only featured in science fiction movies. But now, this piece of fiction has become a reality and is coming to life is many different ways. Autonomous, or self-driving, cars have existed for a while and are manufactured by various car companies. But in [...]

BMW Driver

Why BMW’s Drivers Are as Important as Their Engineers

Many consumers solely know BMW for their consumer vehicles, which is certainly a fair viewpoint. After all, the car brand has continued to produce some of the most luxurious and sought-after vehicles in the entire industry, and it only makes sense that individuals are most familiar with the nameplates that are currently traveling on the [...]

Three Rules of the BMW 7 Series

Have you ever seen the original “Transporter” movie? While one can never be sure whether or not the elite of your community would actually require your services as a “transporter,” finding the right BMW Dealership would be the ideal first step in pacifying your inner Jason Statham. Granted, you may have no immediate desire to [...]

Silvia’s Search for the Sweetest Sport Sedan

With everyone busy back to school shopping, I think it's time to do a little browsing myself. I've got my sights set on finding the sweetest sport sedan on the market, and have narrowed my contenders down to five, each one from a seriously competitive automaker, including: Audi, Acura, BMW, Lexus, and Nissan. Since I [...]