LUXURY: Mercedes slips but keeps lead; Lexus closes in on No. 2 BMWOct. 3
BMW goes fwd for 2-series Gran CoupeOct. 3
New spy shots seem to confirm that the coming 2-series Gran Coupe will be built on a fwd platform -- the same platform that underpins the Mini lineup and the smaller 1-series sedan currently slated only for China. BMW is expected to introduce the fwd-based 2-series Gran Coupe in 2020.
BMW targets $2.4 billion cut to parts outlays in EV pushSept. 13
EV makers push performance chopsSept. 11
BMW plans to offer 12 full-electric cars by 2025Sept. 7
BMW will offer 12 full-electric vehicles by 2025, including a low-slung sedan to be unveiled at the Frankfurt auto show next week, as the automaker accelerates the rollout of battery-powered vehicles. CEO Harald Krueger said the EVs will have a range of up to 435 miles.
First Shift: Harvey idles hundreds of Texas dealershipsAug. 29
BMW adds sport model to i3 familyAug. 28
Revolutions and angry amphibians: What people are saying about the BMW Concept Z4Aug. 22
BMW aimed for the spotlight in Pebble Beach, Calif., last week with the Concept Z4. The show car previews the next-generation Z4 roadster, which will share a platform co-developed with Toyota Motor Corp. and captures the automaker's new design language. Here's what people are saying about the concept roadster.
BMW remaps the roadster with Concept Z4Aug. 17
BMW is returning to the roadster market and previews the styling with the Concept Z4 -- the automaker's vision of a modern, small and sporty car. The next Z4, due in 2019, features a new lightweight platform and is expected to grow in size.
Z4 concept: BMW's modern roadsterAug. 21
Porsche repeats as most appealing brand, Power saysJuly 26
Mercedes widens lead over BMW on demand for E class, SUVsJuly 12
Mercedes' registrations rose 11 percent to 209,309 in June as demand for the new E class and the German automaker's SUVs helped widen its global luxury-car sales lead over BMW in the first half of the year.