Mercedes widens lead over Lexus, BMW with SUVsTue, 03, May 2016
Mercedes-Benz led U.S. sales of luxury autos in April, solidifying its top spot ahead of Toyota's Lexus and the BMW brand as demand for SUVs stayed strong.
BMW Q1 profit falls nearly 3% on currency, development spendingTue, 03, May 2016
BMW's first-quarter operating profit slid nearly 3 percent due to currency headwinds and higher investment in new technologies such as self-driving cars.
Mini’s challenge: Growing while it shrinksSat, 30, Apr 2016
BMW's top executive for Mini, Peter Schwarzenbauer, says it will be tricky to launch a fifth nameplate that both attracts consumers and fits the brand's image.
Fine ChinaMon, 02, May 2016
China is the world's biggest auto market and Beijing hosts one of the world's most colorful auto shows. Here's a peek at some noteworthy debuts, most of which are not headed for these shores.
From guy off the street to executive VPMon, 02, May 2016
Pettercq Witt, who was named executive vice president, operations, for BMW of North America last week, used a variety of gimmicks to get hired in the first place.
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.