Mini campaign will defy labels during OlympicsThu, 21, Jul 2016
Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields has dealt with a bevy of labels in her life. Shields -- who captured a gold medal during the London games in 2012 -- is one of eight current and former U.S. Olympians featured in the latest round of Mini's “Defy Labels” campaign.
Infiniti tops survey on satisfaction among sales prospectsMon, 11, Jul 2016
Infiniti stores outperformed all brands in an annual study on building rapport and satisfaction among potential car buyers. The 2016 Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index is based on the treatment of mystery shoppers who visited 6,157 U.S. stores. Lexus and Mercedes-Benz stores tied for second; Toyota ranked third; Audi was fourth; and BMW rounded out the top five.
BMW names Duesmann as new purchasing chiefThu, 21, Jul 2016
BMW has appointed Markus Duesmann, its former F1 powertrain boss and current engine guru, to the company's management board as head of the purchasing and supplier network. Duesmann will replace Klaus Draeger, who is retiring.
BMW N.A. retains Interpublic's UM for media workWed, 20, Jul 2016
Interpublic Group's UM has retained BMW's North American media planning and buying account after a review. The agency has also picked up media planning for BMW-owned Mini, after previously handling buying.
BMW's 2017 diesels delayed by more stringent EPA emissions testsWed, 20, Jul 2016
The EPA's crackdown on diesels has delayed the certification and sale of four BMW models. BMW confirmed it is still awaiting production certification of all 2017 diesels and would not say now long this would take.
Mercedes beats BMW at half-year mark in global luxury sales raceTue, 12, Jul 2016
Mercedes-Benz solidified its sales lead over the BMW brand in the first half of the year, moving closer to a goal of unseating its rival for the first time since 2005 as the global No. 1 in luxury deliveries.
BMW i3 sales boosted by German EV subsidies, report saysMon, 11, Jul 2016
BMW has recorded rising sales of the latest version of its electric car, the i3, following Germany's decision to offer EV subsidies, a weekly German newspaper reported.
Ford F-150 tops pickups in June Twitter engagementThu, 07, Jul 2016
The Ford F-150 topped all pickups in Twitter engagement in June, a month where Chevrolet launched a new ad campaign that jabbed the toughness of the F-150's stamped aluminum bed.
AutoNation buys four luxury stores in N.Y.Thu, 07, Jul 2016
AutoNation purchased four stores -- selling BMW, Land Rover and Jaguar brands -- in Westchester County, N.Y.
BMW outsells Mercedes, Lexus as luxury race tightensFri, 01, Jul 2016
BMW outsold Mercedes-Benz and Lexus last month in the U.S. as all three of the market's largest sellers of luxury autos ended the first half behind their year-earlier totals.
Classic cars with Brexit benefitsMon, 04, Jul 2016
Jaguar Land Rover and other U.K.-based automakers may be worried about the effects of Brexit, but Britain leaving the EU could be a boon for one tiny backwater of the British auto industry: Classic-car dealers.
BMW to develop driverless car tech with Intel, MobileyeFri, 01, Jul 2016
BMW is teaming up with Intel and Mobileye to develop new technology for the auto industry that could put self-driving cars on the road by around 2021. They said their new platform would be made available to multiple carmakers, without saying whether they were already in talks over any deals.