Super Bowl LVIII commercials from BMW, Kia, VW, Dan O’Dowd and more

Each year, automakers and other companies spend a significant amount of money on purchasing commercial space during the Super Bowl, and this year, electric vehicles (EVs) are taking center stage during the Big Game. Advertisements from BMW, Kia and Volkswagen are showing off the companies’ EV offerings, while the game will also feature two different […]

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BMW wants humanoid robots to build its cars

BMW wants humanoid robots to build its cars, evidenced by a partnership with a robotics startup that it signed today. BMW has partnered with Figure in its first partnership since the company was founded two years ago. The German automaker plans to launch a small, controlled launch of humanoid robots in its production facilities, potentially […]

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BMW sales growth mostly electric as it passes combustion ‘tipping point’

As BMW joins several other automakers in following Tesla into electric vehicles (EVs), one executive from the luxury automobile manufacturer has said he expects sales growth to come primarily from electrified models at this point—noting that combustion engines have largely plateaued. In a recent statement during a media roundtable, BMW Chief Financial Officer Walter Mertl […]

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BMW is planning to ditch gas-powered car production from German plant

German automaker BMW is making a major move toward EV production by ditching gas-powered vehicle manufacturing from its plant in Munich, Germany. BMW said it expects to spend €650 million to update the factory site with four buildings, including a vehicle assembly line that will explicitly produce EVs. Starting in 2026, BMW said it will […]

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Tesla outpaces Volkswagen, Subaru, BMW in 2023 U.S. market share

Tesla held 4.2 percent of the total market share in the United States in 2023, outpacing companies like Volkswagen, Subaru, and BMW. Tesla gained a small portion of market share in the United States’ overall vehicle sector and sold over 25 percent more vehicles in the country in 2023 compared to the year prior. This […]

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