Can Kuhnt get BMW back on track?Mon, 26, Jun 2017
BMW dealers say they need fresh product, more trucks, competitive lease rates and a return to the "Ultimate Driving Machine" days. They're looking at Bernhard Kuhnt for help.
BMW's iNext: A self-driver you'll be able to driveMon, 03, Apr 2017
BMW's iNext, which is expected by 2021, will offer Level 4 automation that requires little to no human intervention, says the brand's sales chief, Ian Robertson. But the vehicle will have a steering wheel and most likely pedals.
The next wave of electric vehiclesMon, 03, Oct 2016
Automakers learned the pool of green consumers who would tolerate low ranges and high prices was limited. Now they're bringing out a batch of EVs that are more consumer-friendly.
Brexit anxiety decreasing but not goneMon, 03, Oct 2016
With new-car sales in Europe back on track, the industry appears to be shrugging off some of its anxiety about Brexit, the decision by U.K. voters in June to exit from the European Union.
BMW's DriveNow is profitable, sales chief saysMon, 03, Oct 2016
Contrary to the reputation of automaker mobility projects as unprofitable experiments, BMW's DriveNow car-sharing program is making money, the automaker's top marketer says.
BMW's top brass caught in electric divideMon, 19, Sep 2016
Tesla envy among German luxury carmakers remains at a fever pitch, as Automotive News pointed out this month. Indeed, BMW's top executives will skip next week's Paris auto show to wrestle with how to react to the U.S. upstart.
Toyota says Brexit may lead to 10% duties on U.K.-built carsMon, 20, Jun 2016
Toyota warned that a withdrawal by the UK from the EU may lead to levies of as much as 10 percent on the cars it builds in Britain. Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth also warned about a so-called Brexit, saying leaving the EU would be "highly damaging."
Brace for change, BMW's sales chief warnsMon, 13, Jun 2016
BMW sales and marketing chief Ian Robertson warned that the marketplace for transportation is evolving at a far faster pace than only recently believed by the car industry, likening incumbent automakers to frogs in a pot slowly cooking to a boil.
BMW's Robertson warns industry to brace for changeWed, 08, Jun 2016
BMW sales chief Ian Robertson says transportation is evolving at a far faster pace than expected. The auto industry will see more change in the next 10 years than in the last 100, he said.
AutoNews Now: Barra: GM holds triple edgeTue, 07, Jun 2016
Barra: GM holds triple edge; Infiniti self-driving car push; Forecast: 21 million autonomous cars by '35; Bigger Ford Fiesta spied; Kia Mexico update; BMW exec's 'Brexit' advice.
First Shift: TrueCar hits the 'reset' buttonMon, 28, Mar 2016
TrueCar hits the 'reset' button; Nissan plans earlier launches; Hackers target key fobs; Higher-end BMW X7 due; Paris debut for next Porsche Panamera; New Malibus recalled for airbag risk.
BMW has ultraluxe $100K X7 in worksMon, 28, Mar 2016
BMW will sell two versions of its new X7 crossover - the already announced seven-seater and a $100,000-plus four-seater with a distinct look, said Ian Robertson, BMW AG board member for sales.