First Shift: BMW 3 series going electric?June 29
BMW, with eye on Tesla, to introduce electric 3 series, report saysJune 28
BMW to resume full production as Bosch solves component snagMay 31
BMW supplier Robert Bosch is resuming deliveries of steering gears that will enable the carmaker to revive full production of models including its bestselling 3-series sedan after a parts shortage disrupted output.
BMW to push on with Mexico plant despite Trump tariff threatJan. 16
BMW plans to finish construction of a $1 billion plant in Mexico undeterred by threats from President-elect Donald Trump that he will impose a 35 percent tariff on cars imported into the U.S. from its southern neighbor.
BMW recalls 110,000 cars in Japan over Takata airbagsSept. 9, 2016
Mexico plant could build any BMW rwd vehicleJune 20, 2016
AutoNews Now: German luxury, made in MexicoJune 16, 2016
BMW to build next-gen 3-series sedan in Mexico starting in 2019June 16, 2016
BMW will revive North America output of its best-selling U.S. model when it begins producing the next-generation 3-series sedan in a new factory in Mexico starting in 2019. BMW plans to build as many as 150,000 cars annually at the plant, where the automaker will invest $1 billion.
BMW confronts oversupply on dealer lotsMay 8, 2016
BMW will likely spend the rest of the first half of this year liquidating inventories in the U.S. as it attempts to reduce a heavy stock overhang stemming from the end of last year, when it edged out Mercedes-Benz and Lexus for the U.S. luxury sales crown.
After 40 years, BMW's 3 series rules a tougher leagueNov. 30, 2015
Alfa design chief: 'We did not copy a BMW'Nov. 16, 2015
Design similarities between the Alfa Romeo's new Giulia midsize sedan and its chief rival, the BMW 3 series, are so evident that the man responsible for the look of the Giulia defends his work without being asked.