BMW Group plans over 30 billion euros on future-oriented technologies up to 2025, all-electric BMW 7 Series coming

The BMW Group is embracing the transformation of the automotive industry with great confidence and investing heavily in research and development with a view to shaping the mobility of the future for the benefit of its customers. In the context of the s…

BMW launches eDrive Zones for plug-in hybrids

BMW has activated the eDrive Zones digital service for the first PHEV models. This is intended to allow cars to automatically switch to electric mode when entering a certain zone, such as inner cities. This is intended to reduce the burden on the environment – and reward drivers with bonuses. BMW first announced the function […]

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Tesla Model 3 vs BMW i4: How hubris is killing a potential ‘Tesla Killer’

Recently, BMW took the wraps off yet another one of its concept electric vehicles, the i4 sedan. The BMW i4 is poised to rival the Tesla Model 3, an electric car that is so disruptive, it is shaking up the midsize high-performance sedan market. Unfortunately for the German carmaker, one has to wonder if BMW’s […]

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Frank Weber joins BMW management board

BMW continues to restructure its Board of Management. As the carmaker announced, Klaus Fröhlich, member of the Board of Management responsible for Development, will not extend his contract and will leave the company at the end of June. Frank Weber will take over in July. BMW does not give any special reasons for Fröhlich’s withdrawal […]

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Mini Cooper SE US market launch complete

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The first electric Mini, the 2020 electric Mini Cooper SE has officially arrived at U.S. showrooms over the weekend with a suggested retail price (MSRP) of $29,900 plus an additional $850 Destination & Handling fee. It had was officially announced that the electric car from Britain would launch in the USA last October, when the […]

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BMW halts plans for the iX3 in the USA

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According to a report, BMW has put on hold its plans to offer the all-electric iX3 in the USA from the first half of 2021. In a market where long-range and all-wheel-drives are preferred, the sales environment for the electric car looks difficult. “At present we have no plans to bring the iX3 to the […]

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Tesla Model Y loses another rival after BMW cancels iX3’s US launch

It appears that the Tesla Model Y will be competing with one less vehicle when it starts deliveries later this month. In a recent announcement, BMW confirmed that it is canceling the US launch of its iX3 crossover, a vehicle that was considered as a potential rival to the Tesla Model Y in the crossover […]

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