BMW and Daimler, Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, have announced a new partnership to work together on the development of next-gen autonomous vehicles. expand full story
BMW Stories February 28
BMW Stories February 22
BMW and Daimler, two of the biggest German automakers, are partnering and investing $1 billion into an effort to create all-electric on-demand autonomous mobility. expand full story
BMW says that it is hiring 2,000 more people at its Dingolfing factory for jobs in electrification in a push to ’emerge winner’ in the auto industry’s transition to electric and autonomous vehicles. expand full story
BMW Stories January 26
The BMW i8 has been some kind of a black sheep in the German automaker ‘i’ brand. When BMW launched the i3, we thought that they would make ‘BMW i’ an all-electric brand, but they instead followed up with the BMW i8 as a plug-in hybrid.
It was disappointing, but to be fair to BMW, it is still the “most electric” roadster/coupé on the market years later and they give it an upgrade this year with a little more battery capacity and a convertible version.
So we decided to give it a shot. Here’s our review: expand full story
BMW Stories December 12, 2018
Almost a decade after the introduction of the BMW i3, the German automaker is expected to bring to production the new BMW i4 electric car. It is now starting a $225 million investment at its Munich factory to produce the vehicle. expand full story
BMW Stories November 8, 2018
With a few recent supply agreements, BMW is somehow emerging as sort of an electric powertrain supplier.
The German automaker has now confirmed a deal with Turkish manufacturer Karsan to launch a new electric bus powered by a BMW i3 electric powertrain. expand full story
Tesla’s stock (TSLA) is surging since announcing record profits and the company is now worth more than BMW as the stock of the latter is slipping following disappointing financial results. expand full story
BMW Stories November 7, 2018
BMW is taking its time to launch its next all-electric vehicle after the BMW i3, which was launched back in 2013, but they now say that they are ready to roll out more EVs.
CEO Harald Krüger laid out the group’s electric vehicle plan in a speech in Munich on Wednesday. expand full story
BMW Stories November 1, 2018
Over the next year, Mini will bring its first all-electric vehicle to production in England.
BMW says that it is now investing millions in battery pack production in Germany in order to support the new Mini electric production. expand full story
BMW Stories October 18, 2018
BMW’s electrification effort has been questioned by many EV enthusiasts due to the giant gap between model launch and the arguably weird design of the BMW i3.
With the upcoming launch of the BMW i4, the German automaker says that it will be more ‘conventional looking’ as Auto Express delivers renders of the car. expand full story