Why Mercedes Fires Its Spark Plugs Five Times Per Stroke

In its latest generation of engines, Mercedes uses a technology called “Multispark ignition,” where each spark plug is fired multiple times (five, to be exact) when igniting the air-fuel mixture inside the cylinder. Why, you ask? Well, it all has to do with efficiency. Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained is here to tell us all about it. […]

The Top 5 Most Common BMW Problems and Repairs

As consumers, it is imperative that we are careful about our purchases. This is especially true when we’re looking at products with larger ticket prices like luxury cars. Unfortunately, even as careful as we are, problems arise. Are you in the market for a new car? Have you been looking into luxury vehicles, like BMWs? If […]

What Does a Blinking Check Engine Light Mean on a BMW?

After spending a small fortune on a BMW, the last thing you want is to encounter malfunctions and issues. Unfortunately, no matter how well you care for your beloved vehicle, there is always the possibility that you will run into problems. Fortunately, most BMW dashboards come with a set of indicators that light up when […]

Why BMW’s New Laser-Powered High Beams Won’t Blind You

Conventional wisdom and legally required safety labels have trained us to understand that we shouldn’t look directly at laser lights, lest we become blinded by their eye-searing output. That’s still almost universally true, except when it comes to BMW’s laser-powered headlight concept. These lasers were designed to prevent blindness—specifically when it comes to oncoming drivers […]