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The BMW Podcast | Changing Lanes

“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Featuring new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on exciting journeys and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design, cars and more. Subscribe to the BMW podcast series to find out about bathtubs in self driving cars, what a Beamer is, or why BMW designers are playing with clay. And in case you’ve been wondering if it’s legal to polish your BMW in your underwear – we have an episode that answers that as well. All this and more in “Changing Lanes”, the official podcast of BMW. Hosted by Nicki and Jonathan and featuring exciting guests - we are always authentic, but not always completely serious. And in case you’re wondering: yes, it’s legal to wash your BMW with your underwear – just not in San Francisco. Do you have any feedback or suggestions how to improve the podcast? We are excited to receive your feedback via [email protected]

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  • 08.09.2021
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    #066 What you can expect at the IAA Mobility 2021 | BMW Podcast

    We are delighted to be your personal tour guides today as we take a trip to Munich. True automobile fans will know at once why we are in the Bavarian capital. Just a little hint: It’s not for the pretzels and lederhosen. It’s for the cars. Lots and lots of cars! Nicki and Jonathan will guide you through this year’s International Mobility Show and talk about what BMW has to offer there. The circular economy, sustainability and urban mobility are the main topics at this year's IAA Mobility. Those who won’t get the chance to visit all the Spaces and Hubs, don’t worry: BMW has a virtual service to offer you. It is called “JOYTOPIA” and it really is something special! And if you’re lucky, you’ll even get to meet our hosts there. No ticket needed — and you don’t even have to be on site! Tune in and experience IAA Mobility 2021 from the luxury of your sofa. 02:25 What is the IAA all about? 04:10 First time in Munich 06:45 What BMW has to offer 09:30 RE: BMW Circular Lab 12:00 BMW Hub 14:55 BMW Startup Garage 16:45 JOYTOPIA — BMW’s virtual experience And if you want to know more about the IAA Mobility 2021, go to https://www.bmw.com/de/index.html (BMW.com. ) “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more.

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  • 25.08.2021
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    #065 Kitesurfer Roderick Pijls, the iX3 and a sustainability mission | BMW Podcast

    Swim, surf or kite along as we join professional kitesurfer Roderick Pijls on a journey of discovery through his career and over our seas. Because one thing’s for sure: You’ll find this man in the water more often than out of it. Kitesurfing is so much more to Roderick than his job and hobby, though. He wants to use his sport to draw attention to nature's beauty and vulnerability. He puts himself in unbelievable situations to do this, kiting over poisonous lakes or inside a volcano. Jonathan Tilley talks to Roderick about his special relationship with the sea, his sustainability mission, and the similarities between kitesurfing and driving an electric vehicle. Treat yourself to a fresh sea breeze with this episode. 02:20 Roderick Pijls in three words 05:50 Why kitesurfing? 12:00 Kitesurfing over toxic Lake Natron 17:20 Embrace the unknown 19:15 Fear of change 21:00 The relationship with the sea 23:10 The signs of climate change 24:00 What does making conscious choices really mean? 29:30 Our planet in the future 34:00 How does green travel work with so many board bags? 35:30 Parallels between electric driving and kitingAnd if you want to read more about Roderick Pijls and his mission, go to https://www.bmw.com/de/index.html (BMW.com. )https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/kitesurfer-roderick-pijls-interview-sustainability.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/kitesurfer-roderick-pijls-interview-sustainability.html)“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more.

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  • 18.08.2021
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    #064 All you need to know about automotive sensors | BMW Podcast

    In this episode, we’ll be taking a closer look at sensors, your car’s sensory organs. Nowadays, it’s hard to imagine parking without the helpful beeps and bells of the parking distance control or reversing without assistants to guide us. Fortunately, though, we don’t have to. Radar, ultrasound, cameras and, in future, lidar will make our lives on the road easier and safer than ever. They are our second pair of eyes and ears on all our car trips—whether long or short. Click “Play” to learn all about sensors: your invisible helpers under the hood. 04:15 Ultrasonic 05:55 Cameras 11:27 Automotive radar 15:33 LidarAnd if you want to learn more about automotive sensors, go to https://www.bmw.com/de/index.html (BMW.com. )https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/automotive-sensors.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/automotive-sensors.html)“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more.

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  • 11.08.2021
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    #063 Special features of a BMW X | BMW Podcast

    The history of the BMW X models began more than 20 years ago and the story continues to this day. We celebrate that in this episode with a journey through the illustrious history of the BMW X family. Nicki and Jonathan showcase each BMW X model, from 1999 right through to the present. What is so special about this model series? Discover that and so much more in this episode. Buckle up for some X-treme time travel! 01:44 The beginnings: the BMW X5 04:05 Special features of the BMW X3 06:08 Sporty elegance meets imposing presence: the BMW X6 10:10 The compact: the BMW X1 12:08 The sporty: the BMW X4 14:28 The X1’s youthful offspring: the BMW X2 15:40 The luxurious SAV: the BMW X7 18:58 The first fully electric SAV: the BMW iX3 21:44 A whole new era: the BMW iX 25:10 The Black Vermilion Edition for the X5 and X6 28:20 The X7 Frozen Black Edition And if you want to read more about the features of the BMW X models, go to https://www.bmw.com/de/index.html (BMW.com. )https://www.bmw.com/de/design/bmw-edition-black-vermilion.html (https://www.bmw.com/de/design/bmw-edition-black-vermilion.html)“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more.

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  • 28.07.2021
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    #062 How to make a BMW i recognisable | BMW Podcast

    He started off designing record covers … today it’s cars. That’s Kai Langer’s versatile career in a nutshell. He has been Head of BMW i Design since July 2019 and is shaping the BMW of the future. In this episode, he tells Nicki about the features that make a BMW i so special, what sustainability without sacrifice really means and why the perfect design of an electric car starts with its sound. Hear it for yourself and get inspired. 2:45 A day at the office for a BMW designer 9:30 The fascination of car design 15:30 The i3 and its easiness 20:00 “Project i” 26:00 Design elements of the BMW i models 29:19 Sustainability without sacrifice 32:10 The sound an electric car makes 36:50 Design of the i4 42:30 The kidney grille 49:00 Heartbeats and tail lights And if you want to learn more about BMW i design elements, go to BMW.com “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more.

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  • 15.07.2021
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    #061 Famous racing corners around the world | BMW Podcast

    It's Spa day for our podcast team. But don't worry, we're not doing a relaxing episode with ambient music — quite the opposite. Instead, we (virtually) travel to Spa, Monza, and many other places around the world, to discuss the most famous, distinctive, and sometimes difficult racetrack corners. The pre-selection was tough, but we managed to agree on five curves. Click play to find out what went into the selection, and which corners didn't make the cut! 3:43 Carousel on the Nürburgring Nordschleife 6:04 Piscine at the Monaco Grand Prix circuit 8:45 Corkscrew at Laguna Seca Raceway 10:53 Parabolica at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza 12:21 Eau Rouge at the Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsAnd if you want to read more about how to take corners using the racing line, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/performance/how-to-find-the-racing-line.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/performance/how-to-find-the-racing-line.html ) “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 08.07.2021
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    #060 What makes a car fast? All about acceleration | BMW Podcast

    It's time to get up to speed - acceleration, that is. If you've always wondered what makes a car go fast when sprinting from a standstill to 60mph or 100 km/h, we'll make you an expert — and help you better understand which factors play a role. Aerodynamics, weight, tires, electric or combustion engine... these are just some of the things Nicki and Jonathan will discuss in this episode. And you'll also find out why electric cars could be a real game changer when it comes to 0-100 times!1:25 The history of the 60 mph/100 kph number 4:45 The factors making a car accelerate quickly 8:41 Electric vs combustion 13:29 Achieving a perfect 0-60 time in your BMWAnd if you want to read more about acceleration, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/performance/all-about-acceleration.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/performance/all-about-acceleration.html )“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 02.07.2021
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    #059 All there is to know about carbon fiber | BMW Podcast

    We're no experts at baking cookies, but we know what's what when it comes to baking carbon. That's why, in this episode of Changing Lanes, we explain everything there is to know about the "black gold of high-tech materials" - or at least everything we can pack into one episode. What is CFRP, how is it made, why is it so important for cars and where is it used in BMW cars are just some of the topics we discuss. So press play and enjoy this tech talk with Nicki and Jonathan.2:26 What is carbon fiber? 3:23 Why it’s important in car-making 5:30 How carbon fiber is made 6:08 The properties of carbon fiberAnd if you want to read more about carbon fiber, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/performance/carbon-fiber-in-a-car.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/performance/carbon-fiber-in-a-car.html )“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 25.06.2021
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    #058 The BMW X3 as a stunt car in Marvel Studios’ “Black Widow” | BMW Podcast

    Squealing tires, drifts, a 180-degree turn at full speed, an explosion, a flipping SUV, and... CUT! Marvel Studios’ Black Widow stars Scarlett Johansson and features a variety of thrilling stunts, many involving vehicles like the BMW X3. In this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW, we will be taking a peek behind the scenes of the film, which features both the BMW X3 and the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé. Grab some popcorn and get excited for an episode full of action-packed storytelling. Afterwards be sure to experience Marvel Studios’ Black Widow when it hits cinemas or on Disney+ with Premier Access. Additional fee required. 03:15 Stunt cars in movies 08:25 manufacturer’s driver safety devices 13:10 driving scene in Budapest 16:00 stunt cars after a movie “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. And if you want to read more about Marvel Studios’ Black Widow and its stunts, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/black-widow-stunt-bmw-in-marvel-movie.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/black-widow-stunt-bmw-in-marvel-movie.html ) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 11.06.2021
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    #057 BMW design elements explained – by a BMW designer | BMW Podcast

    If your heart beats faster as soon as you hear the words “Hofmeister kink”, and you think of cars when you hear “kidneys”, this is the episode for you. In an exclusive interview with designer Christopher Weil, Head of Exterior Design at BMW, you'll learn even more about typical BMW design elements and how they are used in the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé. Together with Christopher our host Jonathan takes a closer look at the classic design elements of BMW and talks about their evolution.02:30 How Christopher became a car designer 03:57 The most challenging things about designing cars 05:15 Coming up with new ideas 10:55 Most exciting cars to design 12:22 Favorite BMW of all time 13:07 Classic design elements at BMW 15:00 Exterior design vs interior design 16:00 Evolution of iconic design elements 17:39 Favorite BMW design element 18:30 Kidney grille: history and favorite 20:25 The hofmeister kink 22:20 The classic design elements in the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé 24:30 Making the distinction between combustion and electric 25:52 Evolution vs revolution 29:31 Elements that are hard and easy to design 32:15 Design ideas by fans 34:08 The right tools to designAnd if you want to read more about the classic BMW design elements, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/design/car-design-the-keys-to-bmw-design.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/design/car-design-the-keys-to-bmw-design.html )“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 02.06.2021
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    #056 Steering wheels & more: BMW interior milestones | BMW Podcast

    It is literally the overlooked part of a car. Yes, we’re talking about steering wheels and how far they’ve come in the past 100 something years at BMW. Even though they are one of the most important contact points with your car, they still don’t get the attention that they deserve – and the same goes for all the other technologies that help control your car, like iDrive, voice control and so much more. So get yourself into the right seating position for this episode and get ready for a journey through history with Nicki and Jonathan!4:40 The beginnings: the BMW 3/15 6:35 The BMW Turbo in 1972 9:24 Buttons on the steering wheel with the 7 Series (E38) 13:13 Voice control with the 7 Series (E65) 16:19 Introduction of iDrive 19:49 Head up displays (HUD) appear in the 5 Series (E60) 22:12 Live Cockpit, BMW Operating System 7 and Intelligent Personal Assistant 26:20 The next step in the BMW iXAnd if you want to read more about the innovations that help you control your BMW, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/read-the-history-behind-the-all-new-bmw-idrive-and-bmw-ix.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/read-the-history-behind-the-all-new-bmw-idrive-and-bmw-ix.html )“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 27.05.2021
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    #055 The code behind BMW model names | BMW Podcast

    BMW 520i, BMW X5, BMW Z4 - what appears to many BMW fans to be a puzzle of letters and words is actually a sophisticated system: the naming of BMW models. Over the years the system has changed, but hasn’t become any less comprehensible. So if you're looking for an aha-moment, this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW, is for you. Learn now from Nicki and Jonathan why the naming strategy has changed, and how model designations come about today.2:17 Decoding a BMW model name 7:08 History of the model namings 11:40 Model names at BMW M 16:39 Model names at BMW iAnd if you want to read more about all things BMW, go to https://www.bmw.com/ (BMW.com).“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 20.05.2021
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    #054 Ultra-wideband explained – technology you should know | BMW Podcast

    Like Bluetooth and WiFi, only more secure – ultra-wideband is already used in medicine and even cell phones. Now it’s the next big thing in smartphones and cars. We explain what UWB is all about, how it is used for car keys, and why drivers will benefit from this type of connection in the future. In this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast from BMW, you'll also learn how the technology will be used in the new BMW iX.00:53 Ultra-wideband explained 02:35 How it works 05:17 UWB in cars / BMW Digital Key Plus 06:32 Ultra-wideband in the BMW iXAnd if you want to read more about ultra-wideband, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/bmw-digital-key-plus-ultra-wideband.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/bmw-digital-key-plus-ultra-wideband.html )“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 14.05.2021
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    #053 Sustainability in every car BMW builds| BMW Podcast

    If the first thing you think of when you think of sustainability is electromobility, you're not wrong. But there's a lot more the automotive industry is working on. CO2 reduction, recycling, and using resources more efficiently are goals BMW has set for itself. But what exactly is BMW doing to become more sustainable and achieve these goals? Join us for a deeper dive into the world of sustainability in this episode of Changing Lanes, BMW's official podcast, and find out why even peanuts can contribute to change.05:15 sustainable supply chain 07:19 green power 09:47 closed material loop 13:29 sustainable car models 14:42 peanuts in the automotive productionAnd if you want to read more about sustainability go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/sustainability-at-bmw.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/sustainability-at-bmw.html)“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 05.05.2021
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    #052 AI x ART x THE 8 | BMW Podcast

    From a huge collection of art to one very special piece: The BMW 8 Series has become a masterpiece with the help of artificial intelligence (AI). But what exactly does that mean? If you’re as curious as we were, this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW, is for you. We talk to creative technologist Nathan Shipley, take a look behind the scenes of his unique project, and learn how the BMW 8 Series, AI and art were used to create something completely new.01:35 Introduction of Nathan Shipley 04:20 Concept of AI art 10:00 Message of the project 16:15 Selection process 18:00 Influence of AI 20:26 The 8 as a canvas 27:22 AI art impact in the future 33:05 Limits of AI in creativity 41:16 Future of AI artistic cars“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 06.04.2021
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    #051 Torque explained - From 0 to 100 | BMW Podcast

    There is a lot of talk about it, but hardly anyone really knows how it works: torque. We get to the bottom of the term that even kids know, but many adults and even petrolheads can't explain - whether they admit it or not. How torque works, why you can't accelerate without it and what the difference is to horsepower - Nicki and Jonathan give a little crash course in the new episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW.03:20 calculating torque 06:58 torque and power 09:40 e-cars acceleratingAnd if you want to read more about torque and horsepower go to BMW Classic: TBD“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 30.03.2021
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    #050 Fast and furious: the story of the first Nürburgring 24h | BMW Podcast

    24 hours at the limit: Drivers must prove their strongest mental strength, driving abilities and endurance in the 24 hour race at the Nürburgring. The legendary race at the green hell, one of the longest race tracks in the world, has 51 years of story to tell. In this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast from BMW, we invite you to immerse yourself with us in this story full of nerve-racking, fast-paced and emotional highlights at its debut race. And if you want to read more about the Nürburgring 24h race go to BMW Classic: https://www.bmwgroup-classic.com/en/classic-heart/classic-heart-pool/classic-heart/nuerburgring.html “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 22.03.2021
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    #049 The sustainability expert behind BMW - Interview with Dr. Irene Feige | BMW Podcast

    If you've ever wondered how efficient electric cars really are, don't know what impact recycled materials have on the automotive industry, or have never heard the term circular economy, this episode will provide "aha-moments". Sustainability expert Dr. Irene Feige exposes common myths and explains what the automotive industry and each individual can change to be sustainable - on and off the road. To find out all this and why sustainability shouldn't be reduced to better CO2 emissions, listen to the new episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW. 01:36 Circular initiative 03:30 Common myths 11:45 CO2 reduction 18:15 Sustainable production 22:08 Combustion vs. electric 28:48 BMW iX 30:46 Sustainable materials 41:10 Change at BMW “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 16.03.2021
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    #048 Classic BMW racing cars challenge | BMW Podcast

    One of the toughest challenges ever at Changing Lanes: Nicki and Jonathan compiled their personal favorite BMW race cars into a list of 6. What sounds like an almost impossible task among all the race cars turned out to be an interesting journey through the history of BMW motor sports. Dive with us into a new episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW, and find out which cars have made the cut.You think the list is great or still too short and want to add something? Send us an email at [email protected] and tell us what you think.02:05 BMW 328 (1940) 06:33 BMW 700RS (1960) 10:03 BMW 3.0 CSL (1973) 14:22 BMW Brabham BT52 (1983) 18:29 BMW M3 (1987) 22:05 BMW IFE.18 (2019)“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 08.03.2021
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    #047 Women who changed the automotive world | BMW Podcast

    The invention of windshield wipers, vehicle heating or kevlar fibers are groundbreaking and today it is impossible to imagine the automotive world without them. Yet few people know that it’s not men who are behind these inventions, but women who have made a name for themselves in the often male-dominated automotive industry through these innovations. In this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW, Nicki and Jonathan focus on 11 strong women who have shaped the automotive industry through their inventions and their victories in motorsport. 05:27 Wilhelmine Ehrhardt 08:07 Stefanie Kwolek 10:25 Clärenore Stinnes 13:27 Mary Anderson 16:44 Bertha Benz 20:42 Margaret Wilcox 22:37 Danica Patrick 25:20 Suzanne Vanderbilt 28:08 Charlie Martin 30:32 Lella Lombardi 34:20 Jutta Kleinschmidt “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 05.03.2021
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    #046 Meet our new host, Nicki Shields! | BMW Podcast

    She's had gasoline running through her veins since she first watched Formula 1 at age 11, she loves chocolate, and is also our new co-host at Changing Lanes: Nicki Shields! Fast cars are in her blood - whether she talks about them or drives them herself. Get to know our new host Nicki and learn how she turned her hobby into a career in this round of introductions at Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW. “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 16.02.2021
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    #045 Convertible roadtrips to get you dreaming | BMW Podcast

    Few things are better than a beautiful road and a perfectly matched car to enjoy it. And even though convertible season is over in most parts of the world, it’s never the wrong time to get dreaming about the next great vacation drive. And possibly book a flight and rent a convertible. So join us in this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW, for a quick trip to Australia, Italy, and many places more, in which we give you 8 ideas for epic road trips. Oh and they aren’t convertible-only, so if you prefer a roof over your head or you’re a motorbike enthusiast, that’s fine for us as well.1:34 Great Ocean Road in Australia 3:25 Transfăgărășan in Romania 4:19 Atlantic Road in Norway 5:24 Jebel Hafeet in Abu Dhabi 6:35 Milford Road in New Zealand 7:25 Overseas Highway in the USA 9:09 Stelvio Pass in Italy 10:39 Chapmans Peak Drive in South AfricaAnd if you want to read more about these convertible road trip ideas, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/the-best-convertible-car-road-trips.html“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #044 All you need to know about driver assistance systems | BMW Podcast

    Why do you actually need lane guidance assist? How does a hill start assistant work? And what exactly does a driving assistance system mean for the driver? Sara and Jonathan answer these and other questions in this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW. Press play now if you want to learn more about the systems that make every car journey easier.05:00 Hill start assist 06:00 Road sign recognition 07:05 Emergency brake assist 07:50 Steering and lane guidance assist 09:12 Cruise control 10:25 Distance control 11:35 Lane change warning 13:45 Park assistAnd if you want to read more about driver assistance systems, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/the-main-driver-assistance-systems.html“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #043 Urban kayaking | BMW Podcast

    City trips can be exhausting. Especially if you’ve been walking all day through London, Paris and co. But you can explore some of the most beautiful sights of a city without aching feet - thanks to urban kayaking. In this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast from BMW, you can find out why you should fit a kayak roof rack for your next vacation, and which water routes are the most beautiful.02:58 Skyscrapers in Tokyo 04:00 Paddling in Copenhagen 05:22 From downtown to the Chicago Lakefront 06:27 Breathtaking views in Cork, Ireland 07:48 Canals in Venice, ItalyAnd if you want to read more about urban kayaking, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/urban-kayaking-with-kayak-car-rack.html“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #042 The creative mind behind BMW i - Interview with designer Kai Langer | BMW Podcast

    Innovation, inspiration, intelligence - BMW i can mean many things. But it's not just the latest technology, it's also sophisticated design. In this episode of Changing Lanes, the official BMW podcast, we talk to the creative mind behind the BMW iX: designer Kai Langer. Learn what the typical working day of a designer looks like, what change means to him, what his grandmother dancing to Elvis has to do with change and how he deals with negative feedback.02:30 A day in life of Kai Langer 08:50 Reasons not to change 13:05 Dealing with change 17:30 Rapid fire questions 20:30 Change in design at BMW i series 29:20 Inspiration for the iX“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #041 True or false? Crazy Christmas traditions from around the world | BMW Podcast

    Christmas Eve is just around the corner. The presents are bought and the cookies are baked. Whether Santa Claus, Sinterklaas or Father Frost - the man with the white beard is represented in many cultures. We have looked into less common Christmas traditions and prepared a quiz with curious facts for you. Guess some unusual, spooky and festive traditions from all over the world with us, in this Christmas episode of "Changing Lanes", the official podcast of BMW.01:55 Santa’s dark side in Germany 03:47 Christmas decorations in Russia 05:30 Party in Mexico 07:02 Catalan caganer in Spain 09:30 Highwaymen of Scotland 11:16 Christmas pickle in the USA 13:20 Carollers in Brazil 15:35 The Swedish Gävlebocken 18:50 Flight attendants in Japan 20:00 The sons of mountain trolls in Iceland“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 08.12.2020
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    #040 The most spectacular city race tracks| BMW Podcast

    At 200 km/h, the BMW races across the road, closely followed by its competitors, and then takes the bend. The overwhelming skyscrapers and the glittering lights of Hong Kong pass him by. Besides the Central Harbourfront Circuit in Hong Kong, there are numerous exciting race tracks in the middle of the city. Monaco, Singapore, Macau… need we say more? In this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW, we tell you about six spectacular tracks around the world.00:50 Marina Bay Street Circuit in Singapore 02:00 Circuit de Monaco 03:35 Brooklyn Street Circuit in the USA 04:40 Guia Circuit in Macau 05:35 Baku City Circuit in Azerbaijan 06:32 Central Harbourfront Circuit in Hong KongAnd if you want to read more about city race tracks, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/street-circuits-motorsport-racing.html“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 01.12.2020
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    #039 The Story behind the legendary BMW Art Cars | BMW Podcast

    They’re colorful, extravagant, and unique. No BMW Art Car is like any other. Not because they differ in age and model shape, but because they’re painted from the hood to the rear. But why did artists like Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol stage BMW models as works of art in the first place? In this episode of "Changing Lanes", the official BMW podcast, we look back on 45 years of art history at BMW. Press play to learn all the facts about these colorful legends.03:11: Alexander Calder and the 3.0 CSL 04:29: Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol 06:43: Ernst Fuchs and the BMW 635 CS1 07:55: Robert Rauschenberg’s photographic techniques 08:45 A.R. Penck and the BMW Z1 10:00 Esther Mahlangu, the first woman in Art Car series 11:39: Jenny Holzer and her critical statements 13:00: Olafur Eliasson’s ice cocoon 14:35: The augmented reality creation of Cao FeiAnd if you want to read more about BMW Art Cars, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/design/history-of-the-bmw-art-cars.html“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 25.11.2020
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    #038 An iPhone as a car key | BMW Podcast

    Imagine you come back from shopping, pull out your iPhone, and your car opens. No more searching for your car keys. You start your car easily via app. What sounds like a dream of the future is already a reality: the new cooperation between Apple and BMW is making life easier for many BMW drivers. In this short episode of "Changing Lanes", the official podcast of BMW, you can learn how to share your BMW Digital Key with up to five friends, open your car with your Apple Watch, and find out about the security of the digital car key.01:17 How the digital car key works 03:15 Share it with your friends 04:40 Safety and SecurityAnd if you want to read more about the collaboration between Apple and BMW, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/bmw-digital-key-iphone-as-secure-bmw-car-key.html“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 25.11.2020
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    #037 BMW i8 - Pioneer and icon | BMW Podcast

    It’s a pioneer, an icon, a design highlight, and a milestone in the history of electric mobility: it’s the BMW i8! Before its first launch, it even enjoyed a legendary reputation as the first ever hybrid sports car. Now its production is over, and we’re giving some insights into the history and development of this innovation. In this episode of "Changing Lanes", the official podcast from BMW, we take a look back at a masterpiece that combined unique technology, resource efficiency, and sheer driving pleasure. Join us to hear all about this classic of the future!01:30 Technical highlights 04:36 Materials 05:11 Driver safetyAnd if you want to read about the BMW i8, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/bmw-i8-as-future-classic.html “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 25.11.2020
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    #036 The Electrified Wingsuit: a talk with the men behind the stunt | BMW Podcast

    He stands high up on a peak, spreads his arms, and jumps. This sounds life-threatening at first, but actually it’s a popular sport for adrenaline junkies: flying through the air in a wingsuit. But for Peter Salzmann, a pioneer in base jumps and parachute jumps, that's not enough. He was looking for a new challenge, and got into conversation with BMW i. Together, they turned a risky idea into a stunt which had never been attempted before. In this special episode of "Changing Lanes", the official podcast of BMW, learn how the team uses impeller technology, and what it has to do with electric cars.00:49 Intro Peter Salzmann 01:37 Intro Tobias Hoffritz 08:15 Safety and risks 11:51 A reason to change 16:50 Partnership with BMW i 24:00 Wingsuits and electric vehiclesAnd if you want to read more about wingsuits, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/peter-salzmann-electrified-wingsuit.html and The Electrified Wingsuit - the stunt: https://eu-central-1.protection.sophos.com/?d=bmw.com&u=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYm13LmNvbS9lbi9ldmVudHMvbmV4dGdlbi9lbGVjdHJpZmllZC13aW5nc3VpdC5odG1s&i=NWYwYzExYTc1NGNkMGUwZGQwNjYxYzdk&t=eDk0dmlYM1d4eWRxRXlSdWROK0R2ZXRmbDZQNWY1Tndab1huOTE0c1FIYz0=&h=54b0284ef1964fbea03117df0b549d06 (https://www.bmw.com/en/events/nextgen/electrified-wingsuit.html) “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 12.11.2020
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    #035 Electric facts from around the world | BMW Podcast

    How many e-cars does China sell in a month? Where does lithium for batteries actually come from? In which country are there the most charging stations per capita? And what does Albania have to do with e-mobility? Sara and Jonathan answer these and many other questions, in this episode of "Changing Lanes", the official podcast of BMW. Press play to find out all the facts worth knowing about electromobility. 01:30 China: the world’s largest electric car market 03:00 Future of mobility in Norway 04:02 Albania: the world’s greenest future 05:30 Public charging stations in the Netherlands 06:39 The United Kingdom gives BEVs priority 08:30 Australia as the world’s largest lithium producer 09:20 German electromobility And if you want to read more about electromobility, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/electric-car-facts.html “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 12.11.2020
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    #034 An interview with transgender race driver Charlie Martin | BMW Podcast

    From her dream of becoming a fighter pilot to a career as a racing driver: Charlie Martin's story is impressive. But her story is more than just her career: Charlie was born as a man, but today is a courageous woman who has taken her career in motorsports into her own hands. Today, Charlie Martin is one of the few transgender women in the male-dominated domain of motorsport. In this episode of "Changing Lanes", the official podcast of BMW.com, she tells Jonathan all about her ambition to break barriers and how her transformation has also changed her career. Click “Play” for a truly inspiring conversation! 02:27 Charlie’s childhood 12:25 Women in motorsports 26:22 Coming out 34:00 Success on racetrack 40:00 Le Mans “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more.To find out more about Charlie, visit her website: https://eu-central-1.protection.sophos.com/?d=gocharlie.co.uk&u=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29jaGFybGllLmNvLnVrLw==&i=NWYwYzExYTc1NGNkMGUwZGQwNjYxYzdk&t=M0wxRDVHRm1OUDlUeTRoTnRIcUJObzJtS0M3SWVCOTg0U2xoL2F0OExEZz0=&h=caa57ab07db34c508ab292961911beee (https://www.gocharlie.co.uk/) or find her on Instagram: https://eu-central-1.protection.sophos.com/?d=instagram.com&u=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuaW5zdGFncmFtLmNvbS9nb2NoYXJsaWVtLw==&i=NWYwYzExYTc1NGNkMGUwZGQwNjYxYzdk&t=TTZKNDFjTDNGUHZkRWVuMHRCenNZa0RXMWtOVlkxbndQRHA4WUhReExiST0=&h=caa57ab07db34c508ab292961911beee (https://www.instagram.com/gocharliem/) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 12.11.2020
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    #033 How to winterize your car | BMW Podcast

    The snow is glistering in the cold, you have had your first coffee in the comfort of your own home and you're all set in your car, ready to drive to work. But… it won't start; the battery has died. Missing garage check-ups, no winter tires or incorrect headlight settings can make driving in winter a real hassle. In this episode of "Changing Lanes", the official BMW pocast, we share with you 11 tips and tricks on how to "winterize" your car, so that nothing stands in the way of your romantic winter drive. 02:47 Changing tires 04:05 Snow chains 04:59 Use of antifreeze 07:08 Renewing wiper blades 07:46 Cleaning the windshield 08:59 No dampness inside the car 10:43 Safeguarding the seals to avoid frost 11:36 Checking and charging the battery 13:11 Adjusting headlights 14:10 Pre-heaters in winter 15:15 Car covering And if you want to read more about , go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/checklist-winterize-your-car.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/checklist-winterize-your-car.html) “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 12.11.2020
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    #032 Traveling with dogs, done right | BMW Podcast

    Transporting a dog in your car isn’t always easy. They whine, they yap, and sometimes they throw up before you've even fastened your seatbelt. Our host Jonathan is a passionate dog owner, and has had his fair share of (bad) experiences — so he and Sara came up with 7 golden rules to make driving with dogs a walk in the park. So hit play on this episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW, to hear our 7 tips to safely and comfortably transport your dog in the car. 1:32 Starting slow and getting your dog used to the car 2:15 Marking their territory 2:45 Correctly securing your dog in the car 3:33 Locations for breaks 4:14 Letting your dog exit the car right 5:15 Feeding your dog during a roadtrip 5:48 Staying relaxed And if you want to read more about how to travel with dogs, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/driving-with-dogs.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/driving-with-dogs.html) “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 12.11.2020
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    #031 Carsharing tips from top experts | BMW Podcast

    In case you’ve ever been frustrated by a carsharing experience or thought “this could have been better”, this might be for you. Or maybe you’ve never used carsharing and want to get started. We talked to frequent carsharing users and have gathered their best pieces of advice in this episode of “Changing Lanes”, the official podcast of BMW. Whether it’s planning right, gaining bonus minutes or using carsharing at the right time of the day – this episode will surely make you a better carsharer! And if you want to read more about how to become a carsharing expert, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/carsharing.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/carsharing.html) 2:38 Discounts and bonus minutes 3:28 Refueling for bonus minutes 4:23 Business usage 4:53 Rainy days 5:46 Starting early 6:24 Using GPS right 7:47 Thinking ahead 8:33 Handing over the car 9:25 Carsharing on vacation “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #030 Glamping: what it is, and its top spots | BMW Podcast

    Out in nature, but still with all the luxury you could want: that’s glamping. Glamping stands for glamorous camping, and has become a more and more popular holiday option for many travelers. Whether it be with tents, pods or treehouses, many new locations now offer the full glamping experience. In this episode of “Changing Lanes”, the official podcast of BMW, we let you know what exactly glamping is, and share our picks for the 5 top spots to start your glamping experience. And if you want to read more about glamping and luxus camping, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/de/automotive-life/glamping-und-luxus-camping.html (https://www.bmw.com/de/automotive-life/glamping-und-luxus-camping.html) 0:40 What glamping is 3:15 Treehouses in Southern England 5:35 Tents, teepees and pods in Northern England 7:23 Glamping tents in Tuscany, Italy 9:06 Cabins and mobile homes in Southern France 10:21 Safari tents in Croatia “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #029 The BMW slogan, and where it comes from | BMW Podcast

    “Sheer Driving Pleasure” and “Freude am Fahren“: the BMW slogan is one of the most famous brand slogans in the automotive world. For decades, this claim has stood for the BMW driving experience and has become famous around the globe. But we wanted to know more, like when it first appeared and if it’s true that its origins go all the way back to the mid-30s. We can’t wait to reveal what we found out in this episode of “Changing Lanes”. So hit play and get ready to become an expert in “Sheer Driving Pleasure” and “Freude am Fahren“. And if you want to read and see more about the BMW slogan, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/the-history-of-the-bmw-slogan.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/the-history-of-the-bmw-slogan.html) 1:16 Before the slogan 2:06 First appearance of pleasure/Freude 3:34 Focus on the BMW products 7:06 “Freude am Fahren” first appears 9:47 “Sheer driving pleasure” joins the party 10:59 “The Ultimate Driving Machine” “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 12.11.2020
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    #028 5 tips for the perfect drive-in movie trip | BMW Podcast

    Planning to visit a drive-in cinema? Here are some quick tips to make your experience at the movies even better. The combination of a big screen, a movie, and lots of cars in the open air has seen a real comeback in popularity. So in this episode of “Changing Lanes”, Sara and Jonathan are here to bring you five pieces of advice to make your experience at the movies even more memorable, for a guaranteed fun night out! 2:18 The car 4:00 Tech: sound and battery 5:18 Time management 7:00 Parking 8:00 Popcorn and more: Adding to the experience “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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  • 12.11.2020
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    #027 The BMW kidney grille explained | BMW Podcast

    How much do you know about the BMW kidney grille? Sure, you know that it’s an important design element, and of course you know what a kidney grille looks like, but did you know it was first introduced in 1933? The design might have changed over the decades, but almost every BMW front has featured a twin kidney grille. So in this episode of “Changing Lanes”, the official podcast of BMW, we travel through kidney grille history, featuring iconic grills like the M1, 507, and two generations of the 3 Series. And if you want to read more about the BMW kidney grille and its history, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/design/the-bmw-kidney-grille-through-time.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/design/the-bmw-kidney-grille-through-time.html) 1:20 The first ever kidney grille: BMW 303 (1933) 2:08 Evolution of the original: BMW 503 (1956) 2:55 Going horizontal: BMW 507 (1956) 4:33 Narrowing it down: BMW 1500 (1961) 5:33 Sports car and grille icon: BMW M1 (1978) 6:40 Evolutionary revolution: BMW 3 Series (E36) (1990) 8:09 21st century: BMW 3 Series (F30) (2011) 9:09 Going electric: BMW i3 (2013) 10:03 Angular outlines: BMW 8 Series and BMW Z4 (2018) 11:01 Into the present: BMW 4 Series Coupe (2020) 12:00 Future: BMW Vision iNext and BMW Vision M Next (2018 & 2019) “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #026 Electric car myths: true or false? | BMW Podcast

    Many people still view electric cars with skepticism. The reason being that there are lots of myths and rumors out there about electric cars: too little range, how long it takes to charge, the true costs, electric cars in winter, danger and so on. If electric cars are better for the environment or if there are even benefits of electric cars. We’ve all heard them. So in this episode of “Changing Lanes”, the official podcast of BMW, we take a closer look at the facts behind the electric car myths, and dispel some popular misconceptions. And we finally answer the question “Are electric cars fun?”. So hit play to find out. And if you want to read more about electric car myths, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/electric-car-myths.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/electric-car-myths.html) 1:00 Myth No.1: Electric cars don’t have enough range 2:33 Myth No.2: How long it takes to charge 4:12 Myth No.3: Exploitation to make e-car batteries 5:26 Myth No.4: Batteries are too vulnerable 6:41 Myth No.5: E-cars aren’t better for the environment than combustion-engine vehicles 8:38 Myth No.6: Electric cars are more expensive 10:59 Myth No.7: Electric cars are dangerous 13:07 Myth No.8: Overloading the power grid 14:34 Myth No.9: Just a stop-gap solution 16:00 Myth No.10: No fun to drive “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #025 Vantablack X6: The world's blackest car | BMW Podcast

    Introducing the BMW X6 Vantablack. Vantablack is the blackest black in the world, and BMW is the first manufacturer to get to produce a Vantablack car. In this episode of “Changing Lanes”, the official podcast of BMW, we explain how the light-absorbing paint works, why it’s not actually paint, and how it’s so effective in making surfaces non reflective. And if you’re wondering if you will be able go to your BMW dealer and order your X6 in Vantablack… We have the answer as well! So tune in and find out in this episode! And if you want to read and see more of the first ever Vantablack car, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/design/the-bmw-X6-vantablack-car.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/design/the-bmw-X6-vantablack-car.html) 1:44 The invention of Vantablack 2:04 How Vantablack works 3:20 What Vantablack is good for 4:20 The Vantablack X6 6:04 Buying and owning a Vantablack car “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #024 A guide to sim racing | BMW Podcast

    Your beginner and advanced guide into the world of sim racing. If you’re looking for spectacular overtakes and want to get to know the racetracks of the world without leaving the comfort of your own home… Well then simracing is the answer, and you’ve come to the right podcast to smarten up. No matter whether on PC or on Playstation, in this episode we tell you what you need to know to get started with sim racing. Or maybe you’ve been playing Gran Turismo for years and want to upgrade to a simulator like iRacing now, and are looking for the right wheel, pedals and sim rig. We’ve got you covered as well, in this episode of “Changing Lanes”, the official podcast of BMW. And if you want to read more about sim racing, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/performance/sim-racing-guide.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/performance/sim-racing-guide.html) 0:50 What sim racing is 4:11 The right game: iRacing, Assetto Corsa, Gran Turismo… 10:11 PC or console 11:39 Steering wheel, pedals and seat 14:23 Setup, sim rig and screen 16:04 Sim racing with VR “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #023 Women in motorsports: BMW works driver Beitske Visser | BMW Podcast

    Why are there so few women in motorsports? To find out we talked to Beitske Visser, Dutch racing driver and BMW works driver (GT3, GT4, Formula W). We discussed Formula W, how she got where she is, what her experience in this male-dominated sport is like, and what needs to change to empower women in racing. But our host Sara also talked with Beitske about her interest in Formula E, how she’s handling Corona, and how she once won a race with a broken back. We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we enjoyed our interview! 1:14 Simracing during Corona 2:55 Being a BMW works driver 3:40 Training and fitness as a race driver 6:04 Starting off in karting 8:28 Being the only girl at the kart track 9:30 Role models growing up 10:20 Going professional 11:08 Why there are so few women in racing 12:40 Motivating more girls to try racing 14:05 Competing with men on the track 15:00 Formula W 16:58 Gender stereotypes in motorsports 19:10 Racing and winning with a broken back 21:30 Future plans and dreams of Formula E If you want to read more about Beitske and the BMW Motorsport team, go to: http://www.bmw-motorsport.com (www.bmw-motorsport.com ) “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #022 The most underrated part of any car: Tires | BMW Podcast

    Tires and wheels: we here at the BMW podcast feel they’re underappreciated und underrated. But when it comes to performance and security, few parts of your car can make such a big difference. Which is why we want to dedicate this episode of “Changing Lanes” to your car’s tires, and dive into all the relevant topics and the most asked questions surrounding wheels. For example: the difference between summer tires and winter tires, and why you should switch tires and when. Hydroplaning and how to avoid it. The right tread depth… And so much more! We can promise you one thing: after listening to this episode you’ll never underappreciate your tires again! 2:10 Do I need winter tires? 5:25 When should I change tires? 6:30 When do I need new tires? 10:03 What types of tires are there? 14:18 What is the correct air pressure? 16:41 What is a tread pattern? 17:33 What’s the correct way to store tires? 18:30 What does tire balancing actually mean? 19:34 What is hydroplaning and what can I do about it? And if you want to read more about tires and wheels, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/wheels-and-tires.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/wheels-and-tires.html) “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #021 The story of the M colors and logo | BMW Podcast

    Every petrolhead knows the three stripes and the logo of BMW M. But few know the meaning and origin of the BMW M colors and the iconic logo with the slanted M. Reason enough for our podcast hosts Jonathan and Sara to dive into BMW history, talk to the BMW Group Classic Archive, and find out for our listeners. Click play to learn who created the famous trademarks, find out if they really originated in motorsports, and hear the curious story behind the color red in the BMW M logo! If you want to read and see more about BMW M history, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/bmw-m-logo-and-colors.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/bmw-m-logo-and-colors.html) And if you‘re wondering what “BMW” actually stands for, make sure to give episode #010 a listen as well. “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #020 Sustainability: hype or real deal? | BMW Podcast

    Just a marketing buzzword, or a real chance for companies like BMW? To find out, we invited two guests to our podcast to discuss sustainability: Daniela Bohlinger from BMW, and Michael Held from Steelcase, one of the world's largest and most innovative furniture companies. Both are working towards more sustainability, especially in terms of design and materials used for products. Tune into this exciting episode, in which our podcast host Sara found out how sustainability and design are connected, what the dark side of the moon for products means, why sustainability is more than just not polluting the environment, and what office chairs and the seats in your BMW have in common. Oh, and if you were wondering what Dilbert comic strips and the reality of office space design have to do with each other... well, just hit play! 00:50 Introduction of guests 04:45 Definition of sustainability 05:35 Hype or good business 07:22 Circular economy 09:45 Sustainability in the BMW i3 11:43 Bonding of materials as a challenge 16:58 The right material choice and the right price 19:10 Appeal of recycled products for the customer 23:47 Floor mats as an exemplary challenge in sustainable design 27:10 Making sustainability visible in the BMW i3 and in general 33:58 Acceptance of beauty marks and imperfections in materials 39:52 Word association: sustainability heroes 44:07 Word association: sustainability setback 45:47 Word association: sustainability goal 48:43 Upcoming projects 53:05 Implementing sustainability in companies through design 55:52 The future of sustainable product design If you want to read more about sustainability at BMW, go to: https://www.bmwgroup.com/en/responsibility/sustainability-at-the-bmw-group.html (https://www.bmwgroup.com/en/responsibility/sustainability-at-the-bmw-group.html) And if you are interested about sustainability at Steelcase: https://www.steelcase.com/discover/steelcase/sustainability/ (https://www.steelcase.com/discover/steelcase/sustainability/) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #019 The story of the Isetta | BMW Podcast

    The BMW Isetta is an icon of automotive and BMW history — even if it’s not your typical BMW. Join us in this episode to discover the history of the Isetta: Where its name comes from. How the iconic bubble car is related to a refrigerator. What this small vintage car has to do with escaping East Germany and so much more. Our podcast hosts Sara and Jonathan did some research and dove into the depths of the BMW Group Classic archive. Listen to this episode of “Changing Lanes” to find the answers and hear what they found out, in our fascinating history of this classic BMW. If you want to read more about Isetta history, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/history-BMW-isetta.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/history-BMW-isetta.html) And if you’re looking for advice on how to buy a BMW Isetta click here: https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/bmw-isetta-for-sale-tips.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/bmw-isetta-for-sale-tips.html) “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #018 Why prototype camouflage looks the way it does | BMW Podcast

    When a new prototype BMW heads onto the road for testing (or any brand’s test mules for that matter) it’s usually covered in a dazzle camouflage. Most likely anybody that has seen the dazzle camouflage in spy shots or in real life has wondered why it looks the way it does. Well in this episode of “Changing Lanes”, Sara and Jonathan explain why the patterns look the way they do, where they have their surprising origins, and also explain the term “Erlkönig”, used in Germany to describe covered test mules. And if you want to read and see more about prototype camouflage and “Erlkönig” cars, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/prototype-cars.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/prototype-cars.html) “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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    #017 Hydrogen fuel cell cars: All you need to know | BMW Podcast

    Lots of experts are sure that hydrogen fuel cell cars are the future, and that it won’t be long before hydrogen-powered cars will be all the rage. In this episode, Sara and Jonathan are here to make sure that once everybody is fuel cell vehicles, you’ll be ready to join the discussion. Our hosts explain how a hydrogen engine works, dive into the pros and cons of fuel cell technology, and also take a look into the future of hydrogen engines. All this and more in this episode of “Changing Lanes” - so hit play to become a hydrogen car expert. If you want to learn more about the different types of electric cars, make sure to also listen to episode #014 of our podcast, in which we explain the differences between plug-in hybrid, mild hybrid, fully electric cars, and so on. And if you want to read more about hydrogen fuel cell cars, go to BMW.com: https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/how-hydrogen-fuel-cell-cars-work.html (https://www.bmw.com/en/innovation/how-hydrogen-fuel-cell-cars-work.html) “Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info).

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