What Is Going on With BMW's Weird Decisions Lately?

BMW has made some strange decisions lately. Today I'm going to tell you my thoughts on BMW's recent moves, why they're so odd, and where BMW should go from here.
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  • People who spend so much time laughing at what they are saying are irritating

    richard eastherrichard easther2 timmar sedan
  • Boomer Motorist Withdrawn

    tempestv8tempestv89 timmar sedan
  • Could be worse, could look like an edsel and drive a 2 ton pickup

    Claude SpeedClaude Speed16 timmar sedan
  • I have a 2001 e38, and a 2007 e86, and agree with most of everything you said 100%. My advice to anyone these days; if you find something you really like, buy 2. They'll be gone tomorrow.

    nobiggeridiotnobiggeridiot17 timmar sedan
  • The german over engineered,over priced money pits.

    DaveDaveDag sedan
  • Bmw should not listen that much to younger generation. Generation this days are incoerente and unreliable on what they want or need especially when they demand it. Just make what you’re best only modernizing it a bit. Make something thrilling exciting beautiful to have it like those models from 2000s. Like I dunno a electric bmw without safety bs self driving system. Make really fun to drive. Make drift able with loud roar noise even though its electric. We love old models for those reasons. You always see on SEslow nordschleiffe all bmw cars older generation doing drifts on that same curve. That’s a badge a symbol of BMW. If electric will be a new standard make it so it feels like BMW and not tesla.

    Daniel AlmarioDaniel AlmarioDag sedan
  • This boomer is self-employed in tech, surrounded by computers and professional studio equipment. Why the assumption that boomers are somehow behind on technology? And no, BMW, I won't ever be buying another fossil fuel car.

    video99.co.ukvideo99.co.uk3 dagar sedan
  • They need to fire the progressive in the marketing department.. and maybe a few designers.

    GhostShockGhostShock3 dagar sedan
  • in future you enter a bmw car not by opening the doors on side, but by opening the front grille sideways.

    bala jibala ji3 dagar sedan

    Sean GodosSean Godos4 dagar sedan
  • BMW are trying to appeal to an audience that can't afford their cars

    Tom BeattieTom Beattie5 dagar sedan
  • Maybe they should take a look at the paychecks the younger generation of - let's say - under 30 year old people cash in each month. and after that maybe they want to take a look an all the other expenses of said younger generation. and then maybe they could take a look at their own pricetags - before options. and then maybe bmw is ready to stick their grill and their tweets up theirs...

    TwoSheds JackTwoSheds Jack5 dagar sedan
  • Boomer? You know why advertisers covet the 25 to 45 age range people? BECAUSE THEY'RE GULLIBLE! LOOK IT UP.

    Daniel StaggersDaniel Staggers5 dagar sedan
  • 3:37 BMW = Bully My Whip.

    Jeff McJeffJeff McJeff5 dagar sedan
  • My favorite discussion with German taxi drivers from Munich? Dude, why do you drive a Mercedes E-Class instead of a BMW limo? That's the ultimate Bavarian car. They always answer, are you crazy? I want a car with which I can drive 400,000 kilometers in 3 years? With BMW I'd be at a loss; it would be in the shop all the time. But still i hear a lot of complaints about the E-class, nonetheless.

    Juan EspinosaJuan Espinosa6 dagar sedan
  • In the voice of Nelson, ha ha.

    michael Bushmichael Bush6 dagar sedan
  • Omw sorry, that grille sucks I'd have the M340i xdrive rather than an m3 Wait nm I'd have the alfa romeo giulia QV actually

    Victor MupfururiVictor Mupfururi7 dagar sedan
  • bmw drivers are jerks irl. they deserve this crappy new look. carma.

    V SV S7 dagar sedan
  • BMW...A.(B)adly (M)ade (W)omen

    Le ObenLe Oben8 dagar sedan
  • "Tell us you own a BMW without telling us you own a BMW." - Broken. The V10 is ALWAYS broken.

    TheGreenGT86TheGreenGT868 dagar sedan
  • Would't take a new BMW if you gave it to me- overpriced, ugly garbage

    james curtisjames curtis9 dagar sedan
  • When you own a BMW, you can save a lot of time and money by driving it directly to the car crusher. And not everyone realizes what the "BM" in BMW really stands for.

    RJ HRJ H10 dagar sedan
  • "Cars and Bids" seems like a giant ripoff.

    RJ HRJ H10 dagar sedan
  • I liked my 328is but $900 to replace a window motor isn't sustainable, my accord coupe cost less than 200 bucks incl labor!

    Daniel AvalloneDaniel Avallone10 dagar sedan
  • The kidney grills should be even bigger, like 50% of the front. More helps more.

    Rudolf WickondRudolf Wickond11 dagar sedan
  • How to make a come back number one get rid of that grill number to start making standard transmission vehicles again number three get rid of the one series number for no Front Wheel Dr., #5 make a decent driving beautiful affordable BMW for $50,000

    Bennett LewisBennett Lewis11 dagar sedan
  • Ugliest Bmw I’ve ever seen

    Bennett LewisBennett Lewis11 dagar sedan
  • What is he using as a table?

    lerlolerlo12 dagar sedan
  • the big problem's not the grille itself but the plate covering the design of it..

    Tommaso MarsigliaTommaso Marsiglia12 dagar sedan
  • The bmw grill in thumbnail be lookin like a waffle iron.

    Chase ChildressChase Childress12 dagar sedan
  • BMW Team: How will we make more money from younger people? BMW Guy: INSULT OUR MOST TRUSTED BUYERS! 6 years later: BMW, Your most trusted Fridge company!

    TrAcKsUiT_sEnPaiTrAcKsUiT_sEnPai12 dagar sedan
  • All corporations and institutions are going through radical purge shifts. It might take a decade before they get sorted out.

    Luke SkywalkingLuke Skywalking13 dagar sedan
  • Doug is rippn these fools apart

    Wouter KorsWouter Kors15 dagar sedan
  • That's the problem when you replaced majority of experienced staff with 'creative' millennials... ...

    LeonLeon15 dagar sedan
  • That's the ugliest BMW ever produced. Ridiculous design

    Andreas TAndreas T15 dagar sedan
  • if the i8 were fast and the i3 economical they would be in a different place. They could still do that.... but they wont, dunno why.

    THESocialJusticeWarriorTHESocialJusticeWarrior16 dagar sedan
  • Anyone who wants to buy a car outside the warranty period won't buy a BMW or a Tesla !

    Edward FletcherEdward Fletcher16 dagar sedan
  • Youth social media campaigns and a car line up that only golden spoons can drive, looking rather bullish and old. A hint to bmw would be that tesla's look sleek.

    Philipp SchmidPhilipp Schmid17 dagar sedan
  • Here is what BMW should do. Re-release the BMW 2002 Tii, IN ANALOG. Give it modern handling, but make it something you can actually work on yourself. Sell it with an essential tools kit. It would have to be super light. And give it something new for BMW-a unique sound. And give it a carburetor. Make 10,000 of them a with a price point under $50k. The car won’t outperform anything, it’ll have 1970s comfort, you’ll have to get tune ups, but 100% of everything that goes into that car will be aimed at one thing: driver-to-car CONNECTION. Oh, and manual ONLY. Connection is something everyone loves, but tech and electric are the death of connection. People feel connected to their ride on lawnmowers but they don’t feel connected to their golf cart. connection connection connection.

    Douglas JohnsonDouglas Johnson17 dagar sedan
  • Cars and bids is the most nighties name in the world

    fumes des péterdsfumes des péterds18 dagar sedan
  • That revolting front grille is without doubt the most appalling design and probably driving buyers ANYWHERE else

    Jonathan TatlerJonathan Tatler18 dagar sedan
  • Make it look like you're standing in front of a green screen without actually standing in front of a green screen.

    Vigorous Apathy GamesVigorous Apathy Games19 dagar sedan
  • I find the comment from the BMW owner who's broken timing chair destroyed his engine at 79 thousand miles really ironic. My first car was my sister in laws used 1972 Chevy Vega. It made it to 85 thousand miles before the plastic timing gear failed and destroyed the engine. The funny part is that a modern BMW is less reliable, and with a shorter engine life than one of the worst cars of the 1970s. Doug's right, no one cares about BMWs anymore.

    Tom HarrimanTom Harriman19 dagar sedan
  • I love mercedes Benz

    m hm h20 dagar sedan
  • After driving my new car for 6 months I accidentally hit a lever on the side of my steering column and there was a light on the left front and rear of my car that started blinking....

    Gary TilleryGary Tillery20 dagar sedan
  • BMW has become so cringe

    Gary TilleryGary Tillery20 dagar sedan
  • soooo bmw is literally dying so its trying to grab some attention with some weird (bad) car designs and weird tweets.......... i will never buy a bmw again

    Shadow manShadow man22 dagar sedan
  • Mercedes is moving on EV's Doug, they already have a big lineup

    wowowwowow22 dagar sedan
  • Desperation is never attractive...

    Rusty ShacklefordRusty Shackleford22 dagar sedan
  • Doug keeps citing Tesla as their competition........the decline of BMW is totally proportional to the rise of Audi....especially in the Wuropean market.

    Shiny Fast & LoudShiny Fast & Loud22 dagar sedan
  • BMW is literally designing ugly cars for the Chinese market and saying a big FU to the rest of the world!!! No one should buy a BMW again for the disrespect they have to western clients!!

    Justice WarriorJustice Warrior22 dagar sedan
  • IMO you could answer what's next for BMW. Just create a car that doesnt need the customer to be best friends with the dealership mechanic.

    Scott GlassnerScott Glassner23 dagar sedan
  • I know Toyota LC is a nice SUV, but 0:53 who the hell paying $26,000 for a 97

    dfy gohdfy goh23 dagar sedan
  • I think the new bmw look better the front end looks super agressive

    Gregory PerkinsGregory Perkins23 dagar sedan
  • You can't get a piece of the the young person market with memes and $80k mid sized sedans and crossovers.... They're broke! 🤣

    Jon HooverJon Hoover24 dagar sedan
  • He forgot the mention the BMW supra

    Gizzo VizzoGizzo Vizzo24 dagar sedan
  • We need some long term thinking on this short term thinking thing.

    Al KAl K24 dagar sedan
  • They can't admit the massive grille doesn't work! When they were wide but not deep they looked ok, but they've stayed with the kidney grilles too long!

    scruffs by Cartoon Fishscruffs by Cartoon Fish24 dagar sedan
  • Massive grille........on a car that doesn't need a grille! Audi are doing the same, but at least Audi are making them good looking!

    scruffs by Cartoon Fishscruffs by Cartoon Fish24 dagar sedan
  • BMW and Mercedes are always competing so much that they have to have a model for every niche, and it dilutes them both!

    scruffs by Cartoon Fishscruffs by Cartoon Fish24 dagar sedan
  • Lexis does Fine with enormous ugly grills. Oh, and the best humorous ad campaign of all time was probably the 1970’s VW ads.

    John SumserJohn Sumser25 dagar sedan
  • why do I feel like your website has a little overpriced cars

    Matthew LynaughMatthew Lynaugh25 dagar sedan
  • Bmw has lost me too. The electric car of amy sort doesnt do anything for me. Im with Doug how in 2001 a BMW made a statement. Even the entry level 325i was eye catching. When i saw the tiny 2 series sedan on the road, i thought it was the worst looking piece of shit, i didnt see it being any different from a Hyundai Elantra or a Nissan Versa

    Hujek KurwinskiHujek Kurwinski25 dagar sedan
  • Doug is the kind of guy to buy an expensive supercar only to use it as a table

    Jesper van BerkelJesper van Berkel26 dagar sedan
  • That grill looks like Robocop's ass. This GenX'r misses my E36 M3.

    Dave JacobsDave Jacobs26 dagar sedan
  • They should make wallets. Break my wallet they foreseen the future....

    Will EscoWill Esco26 dagar sedan
  • New bmws are the only cars that look better on a tow truck than the showroom floor

    Luc TechLuc Tech27 dagar sedan
  • Sony is pulling a BMW at the moment. They're cashing in on the credibility they earned in the late '90s and early '00s for a wider audience. It appeared to work for them in 2015 and the following years, but their recent practices have done substantial damage to their long-term base, turning away the majority of its biggest fans overseas and alienating its core audience in the US. Time will tell how far Sony is willing to tarnish its reputation before their earnings reflect this.

    12ealDeal12ealDeal28 dagar sedan
  • Whats with the New Zealand T Shirt

    Stephen FearStephen Fear28 dagar sedan
  • BMW are ugly, very ugly. Korean manufacturer stole European designers.

    yurieuyurieuMånad sedan
  • I couldn’t agree more and even the new i4 will only give 80% off charge in 30 mins Kia will beat that with a better looking car almost as fast go further,cheaper and charging in 18-5 mins. I really don’t know what BMW are thinking they can’t invest in design in the combustion car as it’s really only got 9 years left but there heart not in electric

    carl shipleycarl shipleyMånad sedan
  • This is why I turned to Audi 🤷‍♂️

    PelicannPelicannMånad sedan
  • Very right observations! But it happened all over the BMW company. I had my Z3 Coupé (2000) serviced at the official BMW-Headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. And they were polite, I always got an excellent cappuccino. BUT: The work was the worst. They built in wrong parts, they scratched my steering wheel really deep, so they needed to get me a new one, on my X1 they somehow "melted" the right mirrors case. I could write down a whole page with all of this. AND they were extremely expensive at the same time - up to double the price for an oil change in comparison. Once they diagnosed on the Z3 that my climatecompressor was leaking and needed replacement for several thousand Euros (Dollars the same) I postponed the repair - and you know what: it worked perfectly 10 more years!!! It took months to get an appointment and they never found a way to change that over 12 years time. Why didn't I go to another workshop earlier? - A long time they blinded me with their "premium appeal" and here in Germany it's always worth a lot if the car was serviced at a headquarter or official dealer and not just any workshop.

    Roman DRoman DMånad sedan
  • 4:46 - if some tells a joke and thinks it's so funny himself, that he laughs so much so you don't understand a word😂

    Roman DRoman DMånad sedan
  • BMW needs to make a supercar

    My penis is small, butMy penis is small, butMånad sedan
  • I like the new front end, the enthusiasts can keep their opinions to themselves go back to the 90’s

    MrFishSticksMrFishSticksMånad sedan
  • What tf is wrong with him. 🙄

    APE Suit9APE Suit9Månad sedan
  • I woulda said ''I haven't used my turn signal. Ever.''

    PrematuredGravyPrematuredGravyMånad sedan
  • Well, their first mistake was the i3, which looks like a hobgoblin.

    Fred FroggerFred FroggerMånad sedan
  • I know why grills keep getting bigger AUDI GRILLS to compete with audi

    Hello it Is iHello it Is iMånad sedan
  • I don't get BMW, I've never got BMW. Laughing at the giant bucktooth fake grills on their electric prototypes. I see high school kids driving used BMWs that they thought were cool for a few weeks until they started breaking down over and over.

    Jon WintersJon WintersMånad sedan
  • 2001 was the last year before the arrival of the lunatic chris bangle...

    Alexandre CorelliAlexandre CorelliMånad sedan
  • In Germany we say: B.M.W. "Bring mich Werkstatt" ~ grammar intentionally wrong ~ in Englisch: "Bring me Workshop"

    hawkBerlinhawkBerlinMånad sedan
  • Doug, NO!!!!😀

    chris joneschris jonesMånad sedan
  • Nah BMW we're buying Audi now.

    mugensamuraimugensamuraiMånad sedan
  • if BMW wants to appeal to young people, they need to be cheaper, and not fall apart. not ask to be roasted on twitter xD

    VntamedVntamedMånad sedan
  • There is a RAV4 in the carsandbids promo, but we haven't seen the review. Will it come out?

    SamoScopomSamoScopomMånad sedan
  • “tell us you own a BMW without telling us you own a BMW” >has run flat tires >hits pothole >now on side of road

    幸運な幸運なMånad sedan
  • Tesla: lets build a normal looking sedan with rear wheel drive Bmw: lets take drugs

    sasa nicesasa niceMånad sedan
  • Toyota's ... I mean Lexus' Spindle Grill struggled to make it this far, I don't think this BMW's ridiculous grill will do.

    TesayekeTesayekeMånad sedan
  • Not sure this video will age well. BMW's are not "cool" anymore but they seem to have a better ev strategy than their closest competitors right now. And they are making some very good cars. Also there was backlash to the big grilles when audi went in that direction years ago followed by lexus and others. I think the new look will age well. Frankly the standard 3 now just looks dull and boring next the the m3 or 4 series.

    Matthew BrownMatthew BrownMånad sedan
  • It seems people are demanding larger with everything auto( wheels, touchscreens, sunroofs) so bmw thought they were onto something with those grills. Problem is the have two while rivals have one and they are having huge problems(no pun intended) coming up with a design solution. On another note all that gesticulation by the presenter was like a jet li movie. I wondered if the exitement I felt was because of the lively topic or kung fu-like presentation. Scotty Kilmer has nothing on Doug!

    Ian JohnsonIan JohnsonMånad sedan
  • Audi is the new BMW

    donnerschweindonnerschweinMånad sedan
  • most young car enthusiasts are more likely to buy an older bmw. then when they can afford it, perhaps they would like something equally elegant and special. as opposed to some weirdos satirical garbage labelled as bmw

    Pepe le DeuxPepe le DeuxMånad sedan
  • As a half bavarian that drives a VW Polo 9N with folks that pretty much subscribe to BMWs, I can wholeheartedly say that I do not get it. What started as a spicy 1 series thats a hoot and a holler to drive, and a 5 series that was a quick and sexy ski trip machine became bland bloated crossovers that have never seen a dirt road and probably never will. I will make sure to ridicule them as much as i can once they upgrade to that butt fugly grill that looks like it's trying to inhale the license plate.

    ChewedbaccaChewedbaccaMånad sedan
  • they go back to their route, they get back in the top levels of motorsport, they need to stop over trying and just be German sports cars

    King BorrelliKing BorrelliMånad sedan
  • They just have to keep making BMWs.. and not try to make what everyone else is making cause we've already got that.. People bought BMWs cause they were different. So you gotta offer something no one else has. You missed your chance with electric cars, so instead of trying to make the best electric car, try making one of the best remaining diesel/gasoline powered car! Or at least that's what I think...

    Vera DVera DMånad sedan
  • “tell us you own a bmw without telling us...” I have a second pair of lungs attached to the front of it.

    Jessie BlosserJessie BlosserMånad sedan
  • 2001 is what MADE BMW.....without 2001 there is no BMW

    ballerballerMånad sedan