Through a new independent study, BMW is claiming that their share of the electromobility market is on the rise as 2019 rolls in.
BMW is focusing a lot on its plug-in hybrid models and sales seem to reflect it . As shown in recent market research, customers are steering away from diesels and buying more electrified cars than ever, sales growing at double-digit pace in the last 12 months
When it comes to the BMW Z4, the version everyone wants to know about is the Z4 M40i . It’s the first M Performance variant of the Z4 and it’s the one that famously shares its engine with the Toyota Supra. That engine is BMW’s excellent B58 3.0 liter turbocharged I6 engine and it makes a whopping 382 hp in North America.
Live from Mexico, we bring you the first live photos of the recently refreshed BMW i8 Safety Car . In 2014, BMW i become the official vehicle partner for the FIA Formula E championship
BMW is losing yet another executive . Dieter May, 53, currently senior vice president digital service and business models for BMW, is leaving the company to become the Chief Operating Officer of Optical Semiconductors (OS) group, starting May 1, 2019. May has been with BMW since 2014 in charge of Digital Services. For the 10 years prior to that, he held a series of executive positions with Nokia in areas including cloud-based mobile Internet services, digital services, and emerging business units.
Every year rankings of all sorts are made up by various institutions or interested parties in the automotive field. One of the most interesting ones I found relates to the cars that get stolen the most. To me, such rankings show how desirable a car is and how impervious its tech can be to thieves.
Last week, Marco Wittmann was at the BMW and MINI Driving Experience in Maisach to present the helmet from what he say was ‘the race of his life’ to a new owner. The two-time DTM champion had a special helmet design produced for the fourth race weekend of the 2018 season, at the Norisring .
The BMW i3S isn’t exactly a new car, having launched last year. However, it’s just launched in Britain with its larger 120 Ah battery and Top Gear’s given it a go to see how it is.
If you have any of the new iPhone models that lack the famous lone physical button, you know about Face ID. It’s Apple’s new way of unlocking the phone, now that the button-mounted fingerprint scanner is gone. The Face ID tech uses the front camera to scan your face to make sure you’re you and then it unlocks.
The BMW X7 press drives are just days away, but ahead of those, BMW of North America has invited us to Palm Springs to sample an entire fleet of new models, and to ride in some of the upcoming ones, like the X7 shown below, and the all-new X3 M and X4 M . The ride and driving impressions won’t be out until late March, but for now, you get to enjoy some images of the X7 going off-road at The Thermal Club. As we’ve seen in the past, the X7 is not just the largest BMW SUV to date, but also a quite capable off-roader.