BMW promotes Petter Witt to N.A. vice president of operationsTue, 26, Apr 2016
BMW has rewarded a regional manager who “fully embraced” the automaker's efforts to create its Future Retail dealership standards. Petter Witt becomes executive vice president, operations, in North America, effective May 1.
BMW execs said to defect to Chinese EV companyTue, 19, Apr 2016
A Chinese electric-vehicle company has hired a team of managers from BMW Group's i subbrand, Bloomberg reported.
Mini appoints new head of AmericasThu, 14, Apr 2016
David Duncan, head of Mini of the Americas, will take on a new role as head of BMW Group's corporate and special sales. Duncan will be succeeded by Thomas Felbermair, who had a similar role with Mini in Europe.
BMW stops sale of new 7-series models in U.S. due to airbag issueThu, 14, Apr 2016
BMW AG is recalling its new flagship 7-series luxury vehicle due to a potential airbag deployment issue, the company said today.
BMW UK speeds up test drive recruitments with Facebook toolTue, 12, Apr 2016
BMW UK, looking to entice Facebook users into requesting test drives and brochures, knew that it needed to speed up its lead submission process in a recent mobile campaign. It did this with the help of Facebook's Lead Ads tool.
Mercedes' global sales climb twice as fast as BMW in Q1Tue, 12, Apr 2016
Mercedes boosted sales twice as fast as BMW in the first quarter, moving the brand closer to clinching the lead in the world's luxury-car market for the first time in a decade.
JLR launches tech venture to test car sharingMon, 11, Apr 2016
Jaguar Land Rover launched a technology business today that aims to create apps for services such as car sharing, the latest automaker to explore ways of tapping demand for cheaper and greener ways of making short journeys.
BMW CEO Krueger joins Europe Congress lineupMon, 11, Apr 2016
BMW CEO Harald Krueger will be the keynote evening speaker at the Automotive News Europe Congress on June 8 in Munich.
Automakers, safety advocates warn U.S. over rush to deploy autonomous carsFri, 08, Apr 2016
Auto industry and consumer representatives warned Friday that U.S. auto safety regulators' push to aid autonomous car deployments may be too aggressive, and urged greater transparency and public input in policies covering self-driving technology.
BMW relaunches U.S. car-sharing program as ReachNowFri, 08, Apr 2016
Six months after shutting down its San Francisco car-sharing pilot due to a lack of help from city government, BMW is restarting the program with 370 cars, added services and a new name: ReachNow.
Bosch considers stake in digital map maker HereFri, 08, Apr 2016
Auto supplier Bosch said Friday it was in talks with high-definition digital maps company Here and is exploring whether to take a stake.
Pull-ahead, CPO leasing will help manage BMW off-lease volumeMon, 11, Apr 2016
BMW exec says the brand's lease pull-ahead program and CPO leasing will combine to help manage its growing volume of off-lease vehicles.