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BMW & FCA sign deal to co-develop autonomous platform

Aug 16, 2017

BMW and FCA have signed a partnership deal to co-develop an autonomous vehicle platform, the companies have confirmed. They’re joining forces with Intel and Mobileye. According to a BMW press release, the platform in specific...

2017 BMW M3 review – German autobahn, Nurburgring, Stelvio (video)

Jul 28, 2017

It’s a nameplate that pioneered the subtle-but-serious performance sedan segment, and one that is synonymous with club motorsport and track day fun. Does the 2017 BMW M3 live up to its heritage and still set...

Porsche tops 2017 J.D. Power APEAL study – Jeep, Fiat, Mitsubishi at bottom

Jul 28, 2017

Renowned statistics and market analysis group J.D. Power has released results of its U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout study (APEAL), with a few surprises making up the leaderboard. Porsche has come in at number...

BMW wins court case in China over copyright on intellectual property

Dec 21, 2016

A Chinese court has ordered companies to pay BMW hundreds of thousands of dollars after it was found they had registered trademarks found to be too similar to BMW’s intellectual property. A court in Shanghai...

BMW HoloActive Touch previews the interface of the future

Dec 16, 2016

BMW is previewing a dash interface of the future at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, with the HoloActive Touch concept. Looking like the complex innards of a futuristic spaceship, the HoloActive Touch...

2016 Jaguar F-PACE 30d vs BMW X3 xDrive30d: comparison (video)

Dec 15, 2016

So it’s an easy win for the new Jaguar F-PACE on the design front when compared with BMW’s ageing and rather uninteresting X3 design. But how does the newcomer from England shape up against one...

Mercedes on track to become luxury car sales leader this year

Dec 12, 2016

Mercedes-Benz is on track to become the biggest luxury carmaker in the world in terms of sales this year, overtaking BMW. Daimler boss Dieter Zetsche told media last week that Mercedes is on track to...

Train crash in USA wrecks over 100 new BMWs, direct from factory

Dec 07, 2016

A train carrying over 100 new BMW vehicles fresh from the production line in South Carolina has derailed in the US, with disastrous consequences. The 12-carriage train was travelling from BMW’s Spartanburg factory in South...

BMW, Daimler, Ford, VW collaborate for EV charging infrastructure

Nov 30, 2016

BMW, Daimler, Ford along with Volkswagen Group have announced an unprecedented collaboration to a create high-powered charging infrastructure on major highways across the European continent, to entice the public to move toward an electric vehicle....

2016 BMW X1 xDrive20d review (video)

Sep 15, 2016

BMW’s smallest SUV, the X1, received a major makeover late last year that introduced an all-new platform, opening up more cabin space than ever before. Today we’re testing out the top xDrive20d diesel model to...

Mercedes-Benz overtakes BMW in global luxury car sales race

Aug 12, 2016

The global sales race between the big three luxury vehicle brands is getting very tight this year, with Mercedes-Benz overtaking usual front-running BMW through the first seven months of this year. So far this year...

Jaguar Land Rover to adopt BMW V8 engines – report

Jul 25, 2016

A new report suggests Jaguar Land Rover may source its next-generation V8 engines from BMW, in a mutually beneficial agreement. Larger engines, such as V8s, are fast becoming a casualty of upcoming emissions standards and...

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