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Volkswagen pays homage to the Vanagon with Tristar concept
2010s / German / Volkswagen

Volkswagen pays homage to the Vanagon with Tristar concept

Volkswagen is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the original Syncro design study with a new concept that revives the storied Tristar nameplate.  The 21st century Tristar will be presented to the public at the 65th annual Commercial Vehicles Show that will open its doors to the press and the public in Frankfurt, Germany, over the coming … Continue reading

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20 years ago: BMW builds first car in the United States
1990s / American / BMW / German

20 years ago: BMW builds first car in the United States

BMW is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Spartanburg, South Carolina, factory. The first American-built BMW was a white four-door 318i (E36) that rolled off the assembly line on September 8th, 1994. Symbolically, it wore a front license plate that read “proud to call South Carolina home.” BMW began to consider building a factory abroad … Continue reading