Perillo BMW is proud to announce that they now have their very own DealerApp. The new mobile app is free to customers and strives to serve any BMW needs including helping Chicago customers with their next new or used BMW purchase.
Some functions of the app include:
Call any Perillo BMW departs or BMW Roadside Assistance with the touch of a button
Find directions using the built in Maps Applications
Find information on each Perillo BMW department including hours, phone number and inventory
Get a Quote on a New or Used vehicle
Request a Service Appointment
Order a Part
View messages and specials posted directly from Perillo BMW to your phone
Full access to Perillo BMW’s Facebook and YouTube pages
DXM is most notable short for dextromethorphan, an ingredient in the cough syrup NyQuil. According to one report, however, dXM could soon mean the exact opposite: a 500 horsepower, 650 lb-ft BMW 5 Series sedan. With that kind of power, this BMW will jolt its passengers awake with a touch of a pedal.
Reports say that BMW is considering creating a sportier diesel 5 Series with the specs mentioned above. The only diesel models BMW current offers in the U.S. is the 335d and X5 xDrive35d – which are both powered by the same engine, receiving 265 horsepower. Reports claim that we can expect double that horsepower from this new diesel sedan.
With 650 lb-ft of torque from the diesel engine, we expect BMW to put that power on the ground thought its xDrive all-wheel drive system. All in all, this model will be fast and efficient.
Currently, BMW is not saying the diesel M5 is official, but has stated that the model is under consideration.
Are you a car enthusiast looking for the best weekend drive? Well, BMW has an app for that.
“The Ultimate Drive” is a social mobile app that allows users to discover the best roads to drive in more than 50 countries and lets them rank, comment and share the roads via Facebook, e-mail, or GPS devices.
“Within a few seconds of opening the app, ‘The Ultimate Drive’ connects you to driving enthusiasts who have discovered great roads in your neighborhood — roads you may have overlooked,” commented Pawan Murthy, general manager of online business for BMW Group Financial Services.
The app is available at no cost for both iOS and Android devices. Once downloaded, the app finds the users location and displays recommended roads from other car enthusiasts. No matter which BMW model you drive, you’re sure to enjoy these roads.
BMW recently unveiled the BMW i3 Concept and BMW i8 Concept. With BMW i, the BMW Group is adopting an all-embracing approach, redefining the understanding of personal mobility with purpose-built vehicle concepts, a focus on sustainability throughout the value chain and a range of complementary mobility services.
BMW recently announced that they have begun the first phase of a project to attempt to convert landfill gas into hydrogen. If successful, the follow-up phase of the project will provide infrastructure for using this hydrogen to fuel BMW’s entire convoy of material handling equipment.
The first phase of the million dollar project will be funded by the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA). Throughout the project, participating companies will include BMW, Advanced Technology International, the Gas Technology Institute, Ameresco, and the South Carolina Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Alliance.
This new project expands on BMW’s commitment to sustainable energy innovations. Since 2003, methane gas has been collected, cleaned and compressed from a local landfill and used to power more than 50% of the BMW plant’s total energy requirements. In 2009, the company invested $12 million in its landfill gas program to further improve overall efficiency. Implementation of the program has reduced CO2 emissions by about 92,000 tons per year and saves around $5 million annually in energy costs.
“This project allows testing of valuable technology to determine if using locally-sourced hydrogen in our fuel cell equipment can provide the necessary performance needed to expand our hydrogen fuel cell fleet,” said Josef Kerscher, President of BMW Manufacturing. “In the spirit of continuous improvement, we are always pursuing additional, sustainable methods of capturing renewable energy, including our existing source of landfill gas.”