The U.S. government recently issued an immediate recall for more than 4.7 million vehicles that were installed with defective airbags. However, the consumer website that lists vehicle identification numbers included in the recall did not appear to be working on…
By Laura Santhanam
At BMW's only American production plant, they've imported the German tradition of apprenticeships. Paul Solman speaks with a BMW engineer now based in South Carolina about the differences between the working cultures of the two countries, and what the U.S.
By Moritz Kippenberger
Dustin Reid, an apprentice at BMW's only U.S. plant, explains why manufacturing is growing in the United States and why vocational training may be a more sure path to the American dream than a four-year degree.
By Dustin Reid
By Paul Solman
Werner Eikenbusch, BMW’s head of workforce development for the Americas, left high school in the 10th grade for an apprenticeship program that combined on-the-job training with vocational school. He eventually returned to school to become an engineer, and at BMW’s…
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