BMW plans electric Mini, X3 to counter MercedesFri, 30, Sep 2016
BMW AG will roll out the first battery-powered model of its urban Mini brand as part of a broader push to make electric cars more mainstream and counter ambitious plans from rivals. The new Mini is set to hit the market in 2019 and will be followed in 2020 by a battery-powered version of the BMW X3, CEO Harald Krueger said Friday.
Mercedes extends global luxury sales lead over BMW in AugustWed, 14, Sep 2016
Mercedes-Benz extended its global sales lead over rival BMW after its August registrations increased at a faster pace. Both automakers benefited from booming demand for SUVs.