Ian Robertson


At BMW, a careful eye on the EV market

12:35 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2014
BMW of North America has 100,000 hand-raisers for the new i3 compact electric car, CEO Ludwig Willisch says. Of course, not all of the prospects will turn into orders or sales, but BMW figures it will take “a few years” to satisfy demand for the i3, Willisch said....
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BMW, Mercedes sales bosses see Europe rebound

Jan. 14, 2014 16:49 CET
The sales bosses at BMW and Mercedes believe the European market is headed toward a rebound this year....
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BMW retains global luxury-sales crown for ninth straight year

Jan. 13, 2014 11:06 CET
BMW retained its global sales lead over rivals Audi and Mercedes for the ninth straight year in 2013 as it sold a record 1.66 million core-brand vehicles....
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Mercedes tops Audi in Nov. global sales; BMW defends luxury lead

Dec. 10, 2013 10:04 CET
Mercedes outsold Audi last month as a new line of compacts helped boost its volume, but it wasn't enough to overcome BMW, which maintained its position as the world's No. 1 premium brand....
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BMW i3 London test drive easier to arrange than expected

3:37 am U.S. ET | Dec. 5, 2013
BMW says it will take months to get through its waiting list of people in the UK who want to test drive the new i3 electric car, but I was able to arrange a test drive in London in a fraction of that time....
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