Is Chris Bangle the man who can stop BMW becoming a victim of its own success? Senior executives in the company's landmark four cylinder building in Munich perhaps wouldn't quite put it that way, but this is clearly his task. BMW - successful, focussed, the automotive zeitgeist of the sleek, moneyed and thrusting 80s and 90s - is at a crossroads. And 45 year old, Ohio-born Bangle is responsible for defining which way it turns into the 21st century.