Business, Technology, Logistics

BMW Pushes on With UK-Made Electric Minis as Brexit Looms

BMW Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

BMW AG will start production of an electric Mini model in the U.K. later this year even as carmakers grapple with the implications of the latest twist to Britain’s exit from the European Union.

Oliver Sachgau | Bloomberg News
March 20, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

Daimler Joins BMW in Bid to Be a Force in Ride-Hailing Sector

Dieter Zetsche BMW CEO Harald Krueger and Daimler AG CEO Dieter Zetsche in Berlin. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

Daimler AG and BMW AG are pouring more than 1 billion euros into their joint car-sharing and ride-hailing businesses to take on the likes of Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc.

Oliver Sachgau and Christoph Rauwald
February 22, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Spending on Future Tech Eats Into BMW Profits

BMW headquarters in Munich, Germany BMW's headquarters in Munich. (Matthias Schrader/AP)

FRANKFURT, Germany — BMW’s profit fell 6% in the second quarter as it spent more on developing new technologies for electric, autonomous and digitally connected automobiles, the luxury carmaker said Aug. 1.

David McHugh | AP Business Writer
August 2, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment

BMW Raided in Collusion Probe as Daimler Blows Whistle to EU

Matthias Schrader/AP Photo

BMW AG said it was raided by European Union antitrust watchdogs this week as the EU ramped up a probe into the German car industry following reports that carmakers colluded on technology for decades.

Gaspard Sebag Elisabeth Behrmann and Stephanie Bodoni | Bloomberg News
October 20, 2017

BMW Puts Electric Truck Into Service in Germany

The BMW Group

Auto manufacturer BMW Group is using a fully electric, heavy-duty truck to transport vehicle components in Munich.

Transport Topics
July 10, 2015